Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s a strange holiday, with the forced love and all. Because I have a work history in food service, you will never find me in a restaurant on Valentine’s Day. Bless those people who deal with the masses. We prefer to spend it at home in the lap of luxury, haha! If you do the same, you may not already have a meal planned for the evening. If I may suggest something, profiteroles are where it’s at. You can make them ahead of time, serve them with store-bought ice cream (or whipped cream!!) and chocolate sauce, and who’s the hero now?
These particular profiteroles from Anne Burrell from the Food Network are taken over the top with a bit of cinnamon. It seemed so easy that I thought I was doing something wrong. The chocolate sauce is worth whipping together as well. It comes together easily, while the pastries are in the oven and you won’t be able to resist taking a taste (or three) while you wait. Use a high quality chocolate and you will be above and beyond what you can find in a restaurant. Plus, you will be in your pajamas! What could be better? Happy Valentine’s!