Turkey and Cheese Puff Pastry

Okay, so I have something to confess.  We filmed this video with the intention of posting it during the holidays, because to me, puff pastry screams “holiday entertaining.”  It’s usually during the holidays where we’re all like, “buttery flaky goodness stuffed with cheese? Sure… bring it on!” And then after the New Year, we’re usually like, “oh man… hand me some green juice!”

I know, and I get it.  I totally have kale in my fridge right now too.  But in case you didn’t read my previous entry, we’ve been a little busy.  So we filmed this video before Christmas and then didn’t have time to edit it until now.  Eeeks!   Read more

Crepe Monsieurs

What in the hey are crepe monsieurs (or crepe misters in English) you might ask?  It’s my made up spin on a classic French croque monsieur.  What is a croque monsieur? It is basically a glorified, yet glorious rich ham filled and cheesy bechamel covered sandwich.  I got the notion to make this from watching one of my new favorite movies, It’s Complicated. Remember that scene where Meryl Streep pulls out a delicious croque monsieur hot out of the oven?  Yum!  I figured that since I blogged about making crepes, I might as well show you how I use them AND satisfy my craving for a deluxe ham and cheese sandwich at the same time.  The best thing about these stuffed crepes is that they taste very identical to the classic croque, yet feel lighter.   Read more