Friday, September 16, 2016

Recipes by Katharine Hepburn: Brownies; Eggplant Casserole

Katharine Hepburn's Brownies

2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baker's chocolate
1 stick unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped walnuts

Melt chocolate and butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat and stir in sugar. Add eggs and vanilla and beat well. Stir in flour, salt and walnuts. Mix well. Pour into a buttered 8-inch square baking pan. Bake at 325 degrees F. for 40 minutes. Cool and cut into squares. Serves 8.

Katharine Hepburn's Eggplant Casserole

Butter for frying and sauteing
1 1/2 pounds eggplant, sliced
1 yellow onion, chopped
2 cups tomatoes, chopped
1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
2 cups buttered bread crumbs
salt and pepper to taste

Fry eggplant in butter, remove, then add onions, tomatoes, and parsley; cook a few minutes.

In a Pam-sprayed casserole, layer eggplant, sauce, then bread crumbs; repeat.

Bake 30 minutes at 375 degrees F., or until browned and bubbly.

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