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Caitlin said in June 3rd, 2008 at 8:32 am

Hahaha – live on the wild side indeed! And tastebuds really are funny things, aren’t they? Glad you liked them!

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Di said in June 3rd, 2008 at 8:34 am

Pineapple cancels out butter and chocolate? Then I obviously need to keep some in my house at all times, considering the amount of butter I’ve been going through lately. =)

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LyB said in June 3rd, 2008 at 8:42 am

Beautiful! I didn’t get the thick crust either, and I couldn’t taste the cinnamon, or the rum. :( But I made up for that by putting some in the whipped cream.

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Bumblebutton said in June 3rd, 2008 at 10:12 am

June is a big month for losses in my family too. Baking has always helped me through it a little!

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April said in June 3rd, 2008 at 10:34 am

Great looking brownies! Love the pineapple tip! ha!

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kimberleyblue said in June 3rd, 2008 at 11:17 am

Mmm, nice-looking brownies!

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Teanna said in June 3rd, 2008 at 11:24 am

Love the idea to pair with pineapple!

Beautiful brownies and a beautiful post. We wish you the best, Bri!

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Anne said in June 3rd, 2008 at 12:27 pm

Good to know about the pineapple canceling out the butter anda chocolate! I’m glad you liked the recipe, I thought it was delish. Beautiful photos and best wishes for your friend and her family.

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Ulrike aka ostwestwind said in June 3rd, 2008 at 1:16 pm

Very delicious looking brownies.
Ulrike from Küchenlatein

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CB said in June 3rd, 2008 at 1:38 pm

Wow. You’re an amazing friend to write/help about Bri’s breast cancer fight. I will be thinking good healing thoughts for her.
Clara @ I?food4thought

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CB said in June 3rd, 2008 at 1:39 pm

ps. Nice brownies! I am intrigued by the pineapple now…

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Melissa said in June 3rd, 2008 at 2:42 pm

Nice brownies. What a sad story.

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Mara said in June 3rd, 2008 at 2:47 pm

ooh i have some pineapple in the fridge right now…i had no idea it cancelled out bad stuff! i love your little round brownie…and i couldn’t taste the cinnamon either. taste buds indeed.

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Jayne said in June 3rd, 2008 at 3:39 pm

I never knew that about pineapple. What a lovely theory. :)

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Heather B said in June 3rd, 2008 at 7:36 pm

Your brownies look delicious! Great job!

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Rebecca said in June 3rd, 2008 at 9:53 pm

Thanks for the information on how to help Bri! Good support systems can make all the difference.

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steph (whisk/spoon) said in June 3rd, 2008 at 10:21 pm

i did not know that pineapple had such powers, but know that i do, i plan to exploit them! that’s a beautiful post…let’s hope everyone going thru something like this has friends like you.

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Andrea said in June 4th, 2008 at 2:45 am

Pineapple and chocolate, sounds like something Pierre Herme would come up with.
Looks good.

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mari said in June 4th, 2008 at 8:27 am

You’re doing a great thing putting this message out in the blogosphere, bravo!

Your brownies look delicous, btw.

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Laura said in June 4th, 2008 at 5:24 pm

What a wonderful thing you are doing. Your friend is truly blessed to have someone like you who cares for her. Lovely pictures.

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Liliana said in June 4th, 2008 at 9:20 pm

It is truly a wonderful thing you are doing! I certainly will be making a donation. It will be 5 years tomorrow that I lost my best friend of 37 years to breast cancer.

Your brownies look so good. Hmm…I didn’t know about the powers of pineapple.

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Shari said in June 4th, 2008 at 9:50 pm

Pineapples is an intriguing idea. Great post and I have been noodling about Click for Bri. Thanks for encouraging more people and making them aware of this fellow food blogger.
Shari@Whisk: a food blog

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Jaime said in June 5th, 2008 at 12:01 am

my brownies had a much thicker crust – i think i over beat the eggs :(

your brownies look great – i’m intrigued by the idea of pineapple :)

and my heart goes out to bri. i haven’t ever come across her blog, but reading about what she is going through just breaks my heart. but what amazes me is how wonderful and caring the food blogging community is – she is already over 50% towards reaching that goal! thanks for putting the word out for her

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Dolores said in June 6th, 2008 at 12:01 am

I also lost my father to lung cancer, and as I read Bri’s saga, caught up on Jen’s journey and made my brownies for this week’s challenge I remembered how even at his sickest, brownies fresh from the oven brought a smile to my father’s face. Brownies DO make life a little better.

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