Dear Homemade Croissants,

Croissants On Cooling Rack

If you are thinking about climbing this mountain, here’s what you should know:

1. Clear your schedule. This will take most of the day.

2. Get good butter.

4. Read this recipe (or this one) 3 times even before getting the flour out of the pantry.

5. Double check you have all the ingredients.

6. Have “The French Chef” episode at close hand to reference technique.

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Remember not to bite right into one directly out of the oven; much like homemade bread, they need a resting period.

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Bon Appétit.

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