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Katherine Hepburn Brownies

Do you ever enter competitions?  My mum went through a phase of entering every competition going, often asking us kids to help with the tie-breakers.  Usually something along the lines of “Mr Kipling’s Cakes are…..” fill in the blanks…  I have a lovely coffee service that my mum won from Maxwell House in the 1970s…   […]

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Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies

My lovely chum Nathalie Morris has written a fab piece on the bfi website about Katharine’s Brownies.  Check it out here… Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies I’ve had variable results with Katharine’s recipe (good batch – bad batch) but this might be due to the fact I use the Ladies Home Journal version of Katherine’s recipe, in […]

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Katharine Hepburn Brownies

I’m really trying to stick to my testing schedule so this morning I got up at 6 to make some of Katharine’s legendary Brownies.   There is much discussion about this recipe on the internet but as far as I can ascertain it was first published in an article written by esteemed journalist Liz Smith.   My […]

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Katharine Hepburn’s Eggplant in Casserole

“If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.“ Cheer up then Katharine, you look like you are in a right old strop! Oh alright then, please yourself…. Gadzooks, just when I think I can drop Katharine’s recipe from the book I get a report from a test cook saying she […]

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Katharine Hepburn’s Eggplant in Casserole

“I’ll be a boy… and rough and hard!” I’d forgotten all about Katharine posing as a boy in “Sylvia Scarlett”. Maybe it would be a good double bill with Louise Brooks in “Beggars of Life” or even better, Jessie Matthews in “First a Girl” my favourite of all her films… By a weird coincidence we […]

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Katharine Hepburn’s Eggplant in Casserole

“Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.” I’m hoping that LOTS of people test Katharine’s Eggplant recipe so I can populate the blog with her wonderful quotes. As I am not a fan of the eggplant (aubergine to us […]

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