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Sunday, March 9, 2008

The Brownie I Had for Breakfast

Cold pizza for breakfast is so passé.

I am eating something for breakfast that is not for the faint of heart.

It is a decadent remnant of the ice cream lollapallooza that Ms. Wellspring and I endulged in the other night on my sofa.

It is called The Adult Brownie. It is about four times as large as a regular brownie. I had half of it warmed up in the microwave, which I then topped with two kinds on Ben 'n' Jerry's. My initial thought for the brownie is that it would be a substrate for the real attraction: the ice cream. But my head almost fell off when I took the first bite. This might be the brownie of my dreams. It was so intense that I couldn't finish even that half.

So I am trying the brownie again this morning. The label on the brownie wrapper says: The Adult Brownie. For mature tastebuds only.

The disclaimer reads: This sinfully delicious dense chocolate brownie is made from scratch in our bakery using a secret recipe that will have you begging for more.

For once, truth in advertising.


Alex March 10, 2008 at 5:19 AM  

The brownie is the ice cream delivery device...

Christie March 10, 2008 at 10:42 AM  

Do you know what would make it even more adult?

Drown the brownie in a shot of Baileys Irish Cream Liquer and top with whipped cream.... but not for breakfast! After dinner please ;)

paris parfait March 10, 2008 at 11:50 AM  

Oh my - something to look for when I come to San Fran! I am mad about brownies (never mind that I am currently going through a no-sugar phase - will break that habit in SF)!

koolricky March 10, 2008 at 1:25 PM  

Any chance they export it to the UK?

b March 10, 2008 at 2:49 PM  

Ya know what tb, when i first released that font into the wild, back around 1995, part of the reg fee hustle was, they could reg it for $20 or if they sent me $35, I'd send them a companion font which was called Adult Typewriter. I remember exactly where I was when I thought to myself, "Ya know, b, I need to create a pornographic font." I was directly in front of what is now called Milk and Honey, which is a tapas bar which has tango after the Wednesday night milonga closes (at 11), a few blocks away.....

tangobaby March 10, 2008 at 7:31 PM  


This brownie was so much more than a mere ice cream delivery service. Ice cream? What ice cream?

Although I came very close to getting your mint ice cream and having it with the Thin Mints like you suggested, only I'm out of Thin Mints now. And the Girl Scouts have disappeared.



Thank you for visiting my blog!
Judging on how my days at work are going lately, I might be doing the shot of Baileys and the whipped cream before I get to the train in the morning. It could help the workday go by better. But your suggestion sounds delicious. Too bad the brownie is gone.

Dear Paris Parfait,

If you think I'm going to give you a lowly brownie when you come to SF, you're crazy. I'll give you one to take back on the plane, but honey, we've got some real eating to do while you're in town!

Dear Koolricky,

Better yet, how about if I bring you one? Or two. I think I need to make a trip to your part of the world: Brownie/Tango Delivery Services Incorporated.

Dear lowercase b,

I cannot say this enough but the fact that you created a font is more thrilling to me than any brownie can ever be. I am not clear on what a pornographic font can look like, but I am sure you have a sample somewhere.

koolricky March 11, 2008 at 2:58 PM  

Hey, tb, does the delivery service include a tanda?


tangobaby March 12, 2008 at 10:15 AM  

Hi Koolricky,

A tanda is definitely included with the brownie. That also written on the wrapper but I forgot to tell you.

Now I just have to find a brownie that has an airline ticket in the wrapper, too.