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Recipe of the Week

Detail of Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes



Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes


A great dish for dessert or breakfast, these filled crepes are quick and easy to make, full of wonderful flavor, and make any occasion special.


Comfort Food with a Twist Menu


Chyrel from Chyrel's Kitchen shares this selection of festive and unique recipes for a dinner that is just a little bit different than normal. Highlighted by favorite dishes that she has made just a little bit special with extra details or an extra ingredient or two, this menu is full of food that is comforting and familiar while not being the same old boring thing you eat every week.

The Menu

White Bean Dip with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Hearts Of Palm Salad
Hot N Fresh Biscuits
Chicken Squares
Spinach Madeleine
Bean Bundles
Potatoes Napoleon
Pear Coconut Crisp


The Plan

Up to 24 hours in advance

Make the White Bean Dip with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and refrigerate.
Make the dough for the Hot N Fresh Biscuits and refrigerate.
Prepare the beans and sauce for the Bean Bundles and refrigerate.
Assemble the Potatoes Napoleon.
Make the Pear Coconut Crisp.

90 minutes in advance

Make the Spinach Madeleine and keep warm while baking the rolls.
Remove the Potatoes Napoleon from the refrigerator and allow to come to room temperature.

1 hour in advance

Make the Chicken Squares and keep warm while baking the rolls.
Bake the Potatoes Napoleon and keep warm while baking the rolls.

20 minutes in advance

Place the Hot N Fresh Biscuits in the oven.
Make the Hearts Of Palm Salad.
Place the Bean Bundles in the oven with the biscuits and finish under the broiler if needed.

Stop in at Chyrel's Kitchen for hundreds of recipes organized into many categories, including Christmas, Thanksgiving, Crock Pot, Cakes, Fat-Free, Breads, Seasonings, and much more.