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Janet

7/01/2015

Wordless Wednesday - Lilium Stargazers

Lilium Stargazers
Photography by Janet J Coffield

Photography by Janet J Coffield ©2015 * All Rights Reserved
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6/30/2015

Roxie’s Ultimate Back-To-School sweepstakes



“This summer, Shamrock Farms launched its protein-packed, on-the-go regular, chocolate and strawberry milk in Walmart’s nationwide. To celebrate the expanded distribution, Shamrock Farms wants to help one lucky family start the school year right. Roxie’s Ultimate Back-To-School sweepstakes offers one winner a mega-shopping spree worth nearly $5,000 ($4,999).
Prizes include Walmart gift cards to help stock up on school supplies, groceries and a new wardrobe. The sweepstakes is open to people ages 18 and older, no purchase necessary and open until August 20, 2015. To enter, visit www.shamrockfarms.net/walmart.

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Loving Heart Designs
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6/25/2015

Sip Your Coffee and Eat It Too - Cooking with Community® coffee

How to Cook with Coffee


Taste The Difference Family Makes™ 
Community® coffee

Dark Roast Signature Blend
Community® coffee


 Community® coffee is the largest family-owned and operated coffee company in the United States of America. Cap Saurage began selling coffee in his small country store located in Baton Rouge, LA back in the early 1900's. They produce high-quality blends which include 100% Arabica coffee beans in a variety of delicious flavors. You can purchase Community® coffee whole beans, ground, single-serve, and tea.

What a scrumptious idea! Why not consider adding Community® coffee  to spices and herbs to create savory marinates for meats. Or for the sweet-tooth lovers, you can create delicious brownie recipes, cakes, frostings, and puddings. As a special gesture, Community® coffee is sharing a delicious extra chocolaty brownie recipe with Mocha Gonache Frosting.






Grandma W’s Extra Chocolaty Frosted Mocha Brownies

Brownies:
½ cup butter, melted
1 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3 tablespoons strong brewed Community® coffee, cooled
¼ teaspoon salt
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
¾ cup white whole wheat or all-purpose flour



Mocha Ganache Frosting:
2/3 cup bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips
¼ cup strong brewed Community® coffee

Medium Dark Roast - House Blend
Community® coffee


Directions 

Preheat oven to 300°. In medium microwave-safe bowl, melt butter in microwave. In separate medium bowl, whisk together sugar and cocoa. Add sugar mixture, coffee and salt to butter; stir until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla to the butter-sugar mixture; mix in completely. Stir in flour just until combined.



Pour into an 8” X 8” baking pan lined with parchment paper or sprayed with vegetable cooking spray. Bake in middle of oven for 30 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out moist, with crumbs attached. Don’t over bake. Cool completely in pan.


Frosting

In medium bowl, place chocolate chips. In microwave-safe measuring cup or bowl, heat coffee to a simmer in microwave. Pour coffee over chocolate and stir until completely smooth. Let cool about 1 hour. Beat with mixer for 1-2 minutes or until fluffy. Spread over cooled brownies and let frosting set. Cut into 16 squares.


Notes:
  • Coffee in both the brownie and frosting heightens chocolate flavor.
  • The frosting has a mocha flavor and could be left off … but it really makes the brownie!
  • White whole wheat flour has all the nutrition of whole wheat with a less assertive flavor and a texture similar to all purpose flour.


We hope you will give Grandma W’s Extra Chocolaty Frosted Mocha Brownies with Mocha Ganache Frosting a test run in your home. 


For more Beyond Good Coffee Recipe ideas that use Community® coffeevisit http://communitycoffeerecipes.com. You'll find recipes for cinnamon rolls, shortbread cookies, short ribs, BBQ wings, maple pumpkin pecan pie, and other mouth watering recipes. 



Online Community® coffee features a special Featured Coffee of the Month Club, promo codes and seasonal giveaways. If your local grocer or supermarket does not carry your favorite Community® coffee blend then visit Community® coffee online today. You can conveniently place your orders online in the comfort of your own home or anywhere!  Take a look around for specialty items like gift baskets and much more! 


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My Contribution

I used whole wheat flour instead of all purpose flour and baked it in a 9×9 nonstick baking pan.  My brownies are thinner than Grandma W's. The girls and I enjoyed the dark roast flavor from Community® coffee. 


GrandmaW's Recipe made by Lovingheartdesigns

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Loving Heart Designs
Disclaimer: Loving Heart Designs often provides content that has been provided freely to distribute and sometimes includes paid advertisements along with monetary donations. These Community® coffee recipes were provided through Crier Communications.

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