Sam Choy is a very popular Chinese/Hawaiian chef with several restaurants, cookbooks and a tv show in Hawaii. He's sometimes a guest on Emeril Live and has also appeared on Iron Chef America. Many of his recipes are online on a website affiliated with his tv show.
Sam's Big Island Brownies
1 1/2 Blocks of Butter 1 1/2 cup Sugar 1/4 cup Water 4 Eggs 2 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 (16 oz) pkg. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips 1 2/3 cup Flour 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1 cup Macadamia Nuts 1/4 cup Kona Coffee, freeze-dried
In a pot, bring butter, sugar and water to a boil. Remove pot from heat. Stir in 1 package (16 oz) of chocolate chips. Mix until smooth. In a bowl, whisk together eggs and vanilla. Whisk in chocolate-butter mixture, and mix until combined. Sift into bowl flour, baking soda and salt. Stir into chocolate mixture. Add in freeze-dried coffee, chocolate chips and macadamia nuts. Pour into a greased 9 x 13 in. pan. Spread mixture evenly. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 300 degrees Fahrenheit oven for 35 - 45 minutes. Cool then ready to eat!
Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce
1/4 cup Sugar 3/4 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 1/2 cup Light Corn Syrup 1/2 cup + 2 Tbs Water 1 (16 oz) pkg. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
In a pot, mix sugar, cocoa powder, corn syrup and water together. Bring to a boil. Let mixture simmer for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove the pot from the heat. Stir in chocolate chips. Mix till the chocolate has melted. Stir over low heat to completely melt chocolate. Serve immediately over ice cream. Store leftovers in the refrigerator. Re-heat fudge sauce over low heat.