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Advice needed- would you buy my brownies if I came to your department?

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  • #16
    Originally posted by mrpita View Post
    Short answer - no. We are always happy to take freebies. But it is tradition here for a FF working overtime or detailed (working a firehouse/platoon other than his own) to bring a treat. Usually this takes form of cakes, cookies, ice cream, donuts, bagels, water ice, soft pretzels or Tastykakes. We average SO many of these overtime/detail FFs that it seems we subsequenly throw out more junk than we eat.

    That being said, do you have any sugar-free/diabetic recipes?
    Thank you for your feedback mrpita. I appreciate you taking the time to post.

    Unfortunately, right now, I don't have any sugar-free/diabetic recipes. That may be something to look at further down the road but I have not been able to find any really good recipes for brownies without sugar to date. the ones I have tried in the past were rather bland.

    What makes a brownie so good is all the butter, sugar, eggs, and chocolate.
    Last edited by cheffie; 01-19-2012, 06:08 PM.

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    • #17
      Honestly, not for long. If you baited us with a batch of free brownies, then came back once a week and banged on the door asking two bucks each, it would get old, quickly. Not saying you won't sell anything, but two dollars seems a bit extreme to me. Heck the Mexican lady sells burritos off the truck all day for $1.25.

      You might have better luck talking to one of those coffee kiosk guys to see if you can keep some stock there. I paid two bucks for a bagel at the one in front of UCSF once, and it wasn't the greatest.

      I'm assuming you're still in the city.

      Good luck!
      IAFF

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      • #18
        Thanks snowball. I have not been able to convince my brother that the FD near here would not be a good market for buying brownies as most departments get enough freebies they would not buy them. (my brother has been funding some of the costs to buy ingredients which is why I have to defer to him sometimes).

        I think a better trade would be a batch of fresh baked brownies for a department patch.

        I am going to try peanut butter chocolate chip brownies next.

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