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brownie,

in Celtic folklore, household spirit associated with farmsteads. Brownies help with chores, but, if criticized, they will make mischief, such as spoiling crops. If payment other than food is offered a brownie, he vanishes from a farm forever.

brownie

(in folklore) an elf said to do helpful work at night, esp household chores
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She unbound the starving dragon-fly, and tended the wounded birds; but though all learned to love her, none could tell where the Brownies had borne her friend, till a little wind came whispering by, and told her that a sweet voice had been heard, singing Fairy songs, deep in a moss-grown rock.
But he looked in vain; till, wandering through the forest where the Brownies took him captive, he stopped beside the quiet lake.
They all kissed their hands to it as they went away, and the last to go was Brownie.
Personally, I preferred the basic brownie with a cup of hazelnut- flavoured cappuccino, though my son tried hard to convince me that the chocolate brownie was far more satisfying.
A DARK, SOFT, FUDGY BROWNIE topped with rich chocolate ganache and a crunchy sheet of red-and-white peppermint: This was the dessert we envisioned one day in Sunset's test kitchen while dreaming about the treats we'd like to bake for the holidays.
BROWNIE POINTS: SEVEN STEPS TO SUCCESS FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS FROM ONE WHO MADE IT tells the story of a woman who founded her business--in making brownies sold through the Internet.
T: If you had asked me whether brownies from the box were as good as brownies from scratch, Food Dude would have asked you if perhaps you've been smoking too much powdered brownie mix.
My big sister was a Brownie and a Guide and I would like to be a Brownie too.
is an amazing collection of the most tasteful and delightful brownie recipes drawn from her years of experience by Bev Shaffer.
If you want a high quality chocolate brownie you have to use fresh ingredients that don't have a long shelf life, so it has to be chilled," he said.
WHAT YOU NEED 1 box chocolate brownie mix, prepared according to directions on box (1/2 cup off, 1/4 cup water, 2 eggs) * 1 cup peanut butter chips * 1/4 cup chopped pecans * 1/4 cup mini-marshmallows
The badges the girls need are Dressing Like Christina Aguilera, Shoplifting Earrings From Claire's Accessories and Smoking at Brownie Half Time without getting caught.