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    The Best Tortilla Española Recipe Ever

    There are very few recipes in life that I would consider to be “gourmet” with only 4 (main) ingredients. Spaghetti carbonara is up there (eggs, pasta, pancetta, pecorino romano – just like Chef Marc Murphy makes), and so is tortilla española. If you’ve never had tortilla española, you might be imagining a Mexican tortilla painted red and yellow as the Spanish flag. I hate to tell you, that is indeed not what tortilla española is. My older sister studied abroad in Spain before I ever made my way there. She learned what Spanish tortilla was long before I did. Every…

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    Espresso S’mores Brownies

    I’ve never had a bad brownie before. I’ve definitely eaten brownies that were better than others, but I truly think it is impossible to mess brownies up. That said, a few nights ago I made one of the most delicious brownies I’ve ever had. I added a bit of espresso, along with your traditional s’mores ingredients to make these (I’m calling them famous) famous Espresso S’mores Brownies! The result was a sophisticated, sticky piece of heaven. The espresso is so subtle but enhances the rich chocolate flavor, while the graham cracker gives a much needed crunch. The marshmallow topping gives…