Friday, November 21, 2008

Herbed Sirloin Tip

2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp celery salt
1/2 tsp dried rosemary
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp paprika
1/8 tsp dillweed
1/8 tsp rubbed sage
1 sirloin tip roast, about 2 lbs.

Combine seasonings; rub over entire roast. Place roast on a rack in roasting pan or on broiler pan. Bake uncovered at 426 degrees for 40-60 min or til meat reaches desired doneness (140 degrees - rare; 150 degrees - med-rare, 170 degrees - well-done). Let stand 10-15 min before slicing. Makes 6-8 servings.

Brownie Bites

These heavenly little cookies taste just like brownies!

4 squares (1 oz each) unsweetened chocolate
1 c semisweet chocolate chips
1/3 c butter
1 c sugar
3 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 c flour
2 Tbsp baking cocoa
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
additional 1 c semisweet chocolate chips, optional

In a microwave or double boiler, melt unsweetened chocolate, chocolate chips, and butter; cool 10 min. In a mixing bowl, beat sugar and eggs for 2 min. Beat in vanilla and the chocolate mixture. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt; beat into chocolate mixture. Stir in remaining chocolate chips if desired. Chill atleast 3 hrs. Roll dough into 1" balls. (Dough will be very sticky.) Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 min or til lightly puffed and set. Do not overbake. Cool atleast 1 min on baking sheet before removing to wire rack to cool completely. Makes about 4 dozen.