Cinnamon Palmiers

Post 2 of 12 in my 12 Days of Christmas Recipes Series – Cinnamon Palmiers The first palmier cookie I ever ate was at a Chinese restaurant. Weird, huh? I’m not quite sure why palmiers seem to be a dessert buffet staple at Chinese restaurants, since the cookie is actually of French origin. I’m not…… Continue reading Cinnamon Palmiers

Chocolate Graveyard Pots de Creme

Halloween is just over a week away, and I’m in full-on Halloween party food testing mode! Today I want to share with you this recipe for Chocolate Pots de Creme – with a spooky twist! The recipe that inspired me to make these can be found over at MyRecipes. To make 4 half-cup servings, you…… Continue reading Chocolate Graveyard Pots de Creme

Fig Galettes with Honey and Cream Cheese

Until today, I had never tasted a fig that wasn’t smooshed up and processed into a Fig Newton. Do those even contain real figs? Whatever, I have no idea. I was perusing the grocery store’s fresh fruits and veggies when I stumbled upon these. I figured, “Why not?” So into my cart they went. Once…… Continue reading Fig Galettes with Honey and Cream Cheese

Chicken Croquettes with Tomato Dipping Sauce

I didn’t even know what croquettes were until yesterday. I was trying to find a dish to make with ground chicken that didn’t involve a sandwich or a soup. I decided to make croquettes, and thought they would be tasty with a tomato dipping sauce… turns out, I was right! To make approx. 4 servings…… Continue reading Chicken Croquettes with Tomato Dipping Sauce