Potatoes Dauphinoise – Part 3 of Christmas Dinner

In theory, dessert would be made by now and the Prime Rib would be roasting in the oven. Now it’s time to do the side dishes. You can also do this ahead of time, wrap it up and keep in the refrigerator until ready to bake. This is a classic …

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Buche de Noel (Christmas Yule Log)

For our Christmas dinner menu, we are going to start with dessert first. Your family will love this traditional French Christmas dessert!   Buche de Noel (Christmas Yule Log)   Ingredients Cake 3 large eggs (room temperature) 1 egg yolk 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup all …

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Flourless chocolate pecan tart

It’s rich and for serious chocolate-lovers only. Lots of people have gluten concerns or other concerns about too many carbohydrates over the holidays. Here’s a relatively guilt-free dessert. This tart (which is really a take on a sponge cake) still contains sugar, but compared to most desserts on Thanksgiving, this …

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