Some folks relieve stress by baking sourdough bread or elaborate layer cakes; good for them. When I'm sad and stressed, I need the shortest, hardest-to-mess-up path to a lot of chocolate I can find. For me, that path always leads to cocoa brownies.
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I'll be honest, when it comes to brownies, I tend to favour the box mixes, mainly because I haven't found a homemade recipe that gives you that gorgeous, crackly, shiny crust. King Arthur Flour has cracked the shiny code however, and the secret is chocolate chips.