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Friday, February 7, 2014

A Little Heart on the Side




Ghirardelli Chocolate Classic Brownies






Life is uncertain, eat dessert first!

Recipe for these rich classic brownies here.










I've a reputation for serving heart 

shaped decorated cookies for Valentine's Day.





Last year I found these cute 

"heart on the side" cutters.

I now make cutout brownies instead.





~ Fresh Berries and Cream ~

With a Side of Heart Brownie!

~ Made With Love ~

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63 comments:

Debbie@Mountain Breaths said...

Sarah, I love your red and white checked heart plate. I'm sure you and your Valentine are enjoying those wonderful brownies!

LV said...

Wish I had one of those hot brownies right now.

Michelle Pitts said...

You lovely brownies are making me hungry....and I am on a diet. HPS Michelle ps can almost smell them :)

Art and Sand said...

I am in love with the heart on the side cookie cutter. The brownie hanging off the side of the cup looks so tasty and cute.

Pondside said...

They look sooooo good! I can just imagine how good they'd be on the side of a tall, cold glass of milk!

Mary said...

Your heart brownies are deliciously cute Sarah! I picked up a heart on the side cookie cutter from World Market last year and have yet to use it :)

Alycia Nichols said...

Oh, wow! How cute is that??!?!! I need to find one of those cutters! It would be great for so many things!!!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

teeeheee....I love that philosophy! Life is uncertain, so better get the chocolate in before it's too late! tehehehehehhehe

What a great idea for a little chocolate fix with tea time! Sarah dear, how are you? Thank you for stopping by my post. Enjoy all the love you can cultivate all year long! XOXOXO

Penny @ The Comforts of Home said...

What an adorable brownie!

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

OH I want some of those checked plates...where did you find them Sarah?
And the brownie/heart shaped dessert is just scrumptious looking!
Very nice post,
Cindy

Babs R said...

This looks so cute..and delicious. Love your check and gingham plates and beautiful dessert spoon. Neat collection of cookie cutters, too.

Lorraine said...

Mmmm, brownies...and how cute is that little cutout cookie cutter! Happy Pink Saturday!! ~Lorraine ♥♥♥

Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME said...

Oh that is sweet! And I love the bowl with all the cutters!!

La Table De Nana said...

Love:-)

And that springerle roller..:-)
That drawer has jewels in it:-)

Terra said...

How pretty, they are an art form.

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Oh, my that looks soooooo good. It's ashamed I can't eat it. Stop tempting me. :)

Deborah Montgomery said...

Looks delicious! would love to have one of those right now!

Jojo said...

That is so cute, and I bet they are tasty too!!!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Not only is the china adorable, but that drawer full of cutters is, too. And I love the brownie heart that has the cutout. Just perfect! Sarah, you so med another one out of the ballpark!

xoxoxox

Sheila

Pattie T. said...

I love everything about this. The dishes are wonderful, those brownies clinging to the side of the bowl are so clever and, undoubtedly, delicious.

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Oh my gosh Sarah that looks so good!!!!

Linda P said...

Sarah, your brownie looks so cute hanging off the cup. What a darling find, especially for Valentine's.

Phyllis @Around the House said...

Oh those brownies look so good, I love the cutter that lets them hang on the cup...soooo cute..I really like the way you have the vintage cutters in the dough bowl, they look so perfect..I may have to steal that idea..they are so sweet..

Lynn@Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

That's a fun presentation, I love your great collection of cutters Sarah! Especially the roller, very pretty:@)

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

Sarah, I want to reach in the computer for a brownie. How cute are those cutters! Everything looks so Valentines sweet.

:) Pam

Ron said...

Sarah, I want one with my coffee right now. That is adorable.

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Adorable place set with the brownie hanging from the cup...so sweet too! Love the wooden bowl with your heart ctters collection!
FABBY

Denise said...

Sarah, I love everything about this!! Your table setting is sooo pretty and romantic, and I LOVE the heart-on-the-side brownie. I pinned this, along with the yummy looking recipe! :) Thanks for sharing!

Hugs,

Denise at Forest Manor

Blondie's Journal said...

Oh, this is looking so good to me!! I love how you have your heart cookie cutters displayed. I have been looking for one of these cookie cutters and no luck! Isn't that strange at this time of year?

Hope all is well with you, Sarah. I signed up for your posts by email and I'm not getting them. I'll keep trying.

XO,
Jane

Ann Krucek said...

This looks heavenly Sarah!! I love the checkered plates! So cheerful! And the brownie and dessert look fabulous! Love it, perfect for valentines!

Beverly said...

Sarah, that looks absolutely scrumptious! Pretty and delicious! What more could a girl want?♥

Happy Pink Saturday and Happy Valentine's Day.

Rosemary and Thyme said...

Oh my Sarah.. Those little heart shaped brownies look amazing. I am trying to grab one from here. Love the those cute plates. Beautiful table.

Pat Cantwell said...

Sarah,
"Mr. Ed" loves anything chocolate...so I know he'd L O V E these heart~shaped brownies!!!I'll be looking for the cutter while I'm out shopping next week!
Thanks for sharing!!!
Fondly,
Pat
P.S. I'd prefer the cookie..but Valentine's Day is all about him!!!

Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

Oh how delicious that looks! That's a cute cut out- and works perfectly to hang like that. Cute plates too! Your wood bowl of cookie cutters is cute too!

thepaintedapron.com said...

Too adorable Sarah, I bet you have a lot of fun with those cutters!
Jenna

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

what a great idea! Your "valentine" will certainly be spoiled with these goodies!

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

what a great idea! Your "valentine" will certainly be spoiled with these goodies!

Moni - Zuhaus at Home said...

What a yummy treat displayed so beautifully. Love your collection of cookie cutters - wow!

The French Hutch said...

Sarah, what a great collection of cookie cutters. Berries and Cream with heart brownies on the side, I can’t think of anything better! Love the red and white plates, especially the hearts..........

~Emily

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

What a delightful way to serve brownies for St. Valentine's Day, Sarah! I love your heart shaped cookie cutter collection :)

The Tablescaper said...

Oh, such fun!

Thankful to have you be a part of Seasonal Sundays.

- Alma, The Tablescaper

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Sarah,
For sure I'm too late for even finding some crumbs left over from your cute heart shaped brownies.
Lovely Valentine setting too!
Hugs,
Mariette

Kimberly said...

Hi Sarah, Just popping by. I happen to be out of chocolate, a very rare occurrence in my home. So even though I can not eat a brownie unless it's gluten free, your cut out looks yummy.
Have a great week,
Kimberly

kitty said...

Hi Sarah,
I just got back from my trip and am catching up! Your brownies on the side with the berries and cream is such a great idea! That would be the perfect ending for a ❤️ Day dinner. Your dishes and your molds and cutters are all so beautiful to admire and enjoy. xo

Nancy's Notes said...

Oh my wowzers! Those brownies look decadent and your red deor so very inviting! Adorable post, Sarah!

Nancy's Notes said...

Oh my wowzers! Those brownies look decadent and your red deor so very inviting! Adorable post, Sarah!

Art @ Home said...

I'm MacLovin' your very nice collection of heart cookie cutters. So much fun!

I think the berries & cream with a side order of brownie is the most *perfect* Valentine's Day snack!

Lovely post, Sarah.

Rhondi said...

Hi Sarah what sweet red and white plates you have! I made Ghiradelli brownies but I just used the mix from Costco! I've never see a cookie cutter like that it it sure is perfect for putting on the edge of a dish like you did here.

Bonnie said...

Wow, this is a mouth watering post. Your brownie looks so moist and delicious and so pretty cut with your "heart on the side" cutter.

Love how you added fresh berries and cream and styled it on the darling plates.

Laurie Ritchey said...

Sarah, that looks delicious! I've got to get one of those heart with a cut cutters. All of your great heart cutters and molds look so good piled into that dough bowl. Thank you so much for linking to the party. Happy Valentine's Day, my friend. laurie

Susan Clayton said...

Yum! Looks perfect!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Love how the cut out brownies are on edge of the bowl...a great presentation...love that cutter!
Happy Valentine's Day!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I am positively squealing from the cuteness overload!

Have a lovely Valentine's Day!

Divine Theatre said...

This is something even I could make!
I wish I knew you in "real life" your kind soul really shines through.
I always feel as if I have been given a gift when you visit me!

Happy Valentine's Day, my friend!

xo

Andie

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

OMG! Heart brownies! One of the many reasons you are so beloved. I rarely do homemade anything and I'm out of time this year. I'm thinking petit fours at the local French Bakery! (Probly too late.) Happy Valentine's!

Jacqueline said...

These are so adorable! I had to take a minute and pin them before I even commented. They just look so fabulous on your fun red and white dishes too! Have a wonderful Valentine's Day!

Pam said...

Well, I'm new here,and hyacinths (my fave) definitely got my attention, but so did Ghirardelli! Reminds me of their awesome store in San Francisco! Love your blog, my friend!

Madonna/aka/Ms Lemon of Make Mine Lemon said...

What a great reputation to have. mmmm.....

Ivy and Elephants said...

These look scrumptious, thanks for the recipe. I've said it before, but it bears repeating, ... I LOVE your fabulous collection of cookie cutters!!!
Hugs and happy,
Patti

xinex said...

So cute and delish! MAkes a lovely presentation too....Christine

Jann Olson said...

Oh my, looks delish and I love your darling dishes Sarah! Everything is picture perfect! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
hugs,
Jann

Jann Olson said...

Hi Sarah, just hopping back to let you know that I'll be featuring you at SYC this week.
hugs,
Jann

Judy Biggerstaff said...

Oh Sarah, this is just too cute from the brownies to the plates, love, love it. What a stunning presentation this makes.

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