This is the ideal breakfast for cold mornings when a bowl of cereal just doesn't cut it. I followed an abbreviated version of the classic Pain au Chocolat (recipe here), and they still came out tasting like little pillows of air. Make sure to spring for high quality chocolate (my favorite is Valrhona), since it cleverly disguises the shortcuts you took on the dough.
Best Oatmeal Ever
It's not that I'm exactly against oatmeal, but anytime I order it for breakfast, I feel like I'm being punished. More often than not, it takes on a mushy texture and not-so-great flavor, which is either bland and cardboard-like or seriously over-sweetened. But lately we've been ...read more