I was in charge of the Brussels sprouts and dessert for Thanksgiving. I made a pumpkin bread, which is always great and I decided to try this tart from Cook's Illustrated. It goes without saying that it is a very involved, complicated and fussy recipe that includes pastry making, candy making, chilling and baking. You have to make the tart crust, and bake it, make the caramel layer, let it set, make the chocolate layer, and bake it again, you decorate it with the homemade candied walnuts you made back in step 2, and then it has to cool to room temperature and then chill in the fridge to set. It's a 6 hour process. All that said, it was rich, decadent and delicious once it was all done. If you have an extra 6-8 hours this holiday season, give it a try.
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