It's another Newsday Tuesday, and today it's a two-fer! Do radio DJs still do Two-fer Tuesdays? I had a love/hate relationship with them because sometimes you'd get 2 songs by Adam Ant or The Cure or The Smiths, and sometimes you'd get 2 from The Eagles or something.
I made two more recipes from Cookin' Crunk today: the twice-baked potatoes and the Mint Julep Brownies.
The taters took a while because of the baking, but if I'd done it right (cooking the leeks while the taters cooked), it might not have taken so long after that. I was distracted and didn't pay attention to what I was doing, so it took longer than it should have. But luckily it didn't affect the outcome.
These were so good! They were totally worth the time and effort, though they really weren't that difficult. I would totally recommend making these. Though now I have pretty much a whole leek to use up, and I'm not sure what to do with it.
I made the brownies while I baked the tatties. They didn't turn out quite so well. I don't know why, but they didn't bake all the way through. I had them in for an extra 10 minutes and they were still nearly raw, so I had to put them back in the oven. Even after an extra 20 minutes, they're still gooey, and they're meant to be cake-like. Mike liked them, but I can't take them to work like I'd intended. And since I'm not a huge brownie fan, Mike will probably end up eating most of them (and he's already eaten about 1/3 of the pan).