Dessert crêpes with applesauce and dark chocolate ganache

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Without garnish, crêpes are just thin pancakes. Dress them up and they become a gorgeous dessert.I made crêpes early this morning intending to serve them for breakfast. I was going to brush the crêpes with applesauce, fill them with poached apple slices, sprinkle them with powdered sugar, and serve them. But the remaining block of dark chocolate on the kitchen island … [Read more...]

Cornmeal waffles

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My kids brought some of these cornmeal waffles to school and, as usual, classmates asked for a taste. Then, they complained that the waffles were bland. Not surprising, really, and quite a pity too that this generation defines waffles by Starbucks standard -- loaded with whipped cream and syrup. I enjoy my waffles that way too but not all the time. In fact, waffles for me … [Read more...]