Friday, June 20, 2008

A Pie for my friend Melanie

My neighborhood is an amazing one. We try to get together every week, especially the few families who've got children the same age and who just 'clicked' from the first day. Tonight we went to the Yates' home for crawfish and shrimp. Melanie's house is always so perfect, so welcoming and truly beautiful.

I always feel like one should bring a gift if visiting another's home. It almost seems tacky to me not to. There's the added bonus that I love, truly love, cooking for my friends. We only had a few minutes so I put together this pie. It needed at least an hour to reach proper consistency, but we couldn't wait that long and ate it with a spoon.

In an Oreo Cookie Crust, layer caramel (from the ice cream section) sauce. Heat 1/2 cup of whipping cream in the microwave until steaming and bubbling. add 1 cup of dark chocolate chips. add a cup of whipping cream to keep the sauce thin. Heat 1 tablespoon of butter in a pan and mix with 1 tablespoon of flour. add in the chocolate sauce and cook until thick. If this breaks (mine did) put into a mixing bowl and whisk whisk whisk. Add to your pie crust and chill. Would be good with whipped cream or a meringue.

Melanie said it had a 'fancy' 'chocolate truffle' taste.

It was yum.

2 comments:

Outdoor Barbecue Recipes said...

Sounds like a great cookout but where are the barbecue fish recipes?

wanda1234 said...

thanks for sharing.....

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