A Sweet Couple

“Harry’s Vicar” Brownies
” … crisp exterior with the promise of softness beneath …”


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F


One package — family size (approx. 23 oz) brownie mix
2 packages 3 oz cream cheese, softened
5 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1/3 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 tablespoons flour
3/4 teaspoon vanilla

cream cheese mixture:

1. beat together the softened cream cheese and butter
2. add the sugar, eggs, flour and vanilla
3. beat until smooth and set aside


1. prepare brownie mix as directed
2. spread half of the brownie mix into greased 13″ x 9″ pan
3. pour all of the cream cheese mixture onto the brownie mix and smooth to edges
4. spoon remaining brownie mix in spots over the top of the cream cheese mixture
5. swirl a knife or spatula through the spots to create a marbled effect
6. bake for 36-39 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean


Makes 24 large brownies

This recipe was submitted by Zan, who was punched in the solar plexus one day by Richard. Harry Jasper Kennedy as you can see is her favorite character of Richard’s, who she turns to for his sweet disposition and sunny smile to brighten a day, to lift a mood or make her heart sigh.

Sighs and Smiles,




Harry’s Stripes


Harry’s Striped Lasagne (To Coordinate with His Striped Jumper)

1 lb loose sausage
(or 1 lb lean ground beef seasoned to taste with sage, Italian seasoning, and pressed or powdered garlic)
2 T olive oil
1/2 of a medium onion, diced
3 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 c shredded Parmesan cheese
2 jars marinara sauce
1 box lasagne noodles
2 cups fresh baby spinach, optional
1/2 c red wine, optional

Boil lasagne noodles according to package directions. When they are al dente, drain and rinse with cool water (helps them to not stick together) and lay them out on an oiled baking sheet.
Meanwhile, saute diced onion in olive oil until it softens and begins to become translucent. Add the sausage or seasoned ground beef and cook until no longer pink. Drain if necessary. Deglaze the pan with the red wine if you care to use it. Add 1 and 1/3 jar of marinara sauce to the pan and heat through.
Oil (you may use cooking spray) a 9×13″ baking pan. (I use a glass pan because I prefer not to cook tomato based foods in metal cookware.) Pour 1/3 jar of the reserved plain sauce in the bottom of the pan.
Begin to layer the ingredients. Doesn’t have to be perfect, but aim for at least three layers of noodles. In my lasagne I layered in this order:
1. Plain sauce – 1/3 jar
2. 5 noodles
3. 1/2 of the meat sauce
4. Spinach
5. Cheeses – 1 c mozzarella and 1/4 c parmesan
6. Repeat 2 – 5
7. 5 more noodles
8. The final 1/3 of the remaining plain sauce


check out those stripes!
Cover with foil and bake at 375 ℉ for 20 minutes.
Remove foil, sprinkle with 1 c shredded mozzarella, cover and bake another 10 min.
Remove from oven and let rest 10 min before slicing.


This recipe and pictures were submitted by @StacieMakeDo – stayseemakedo

And despite not having a beard, Harry Kennedy is her favorite 🙂


May your striped jumpers always be wooly,