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    Thursday, December 20, 2007

    Gigantic Sweets!

    I had jury duty yesterday. This time I brought a backpack full of stuff to keep myself busy. I was excused. Yaaaaaay! But it took until 4:30 pm for that to happen.

    I recently went to Claim Jumper Restaurant. It's got a western saloon atmosphere--antler chandeliers, giant buffalo and moose heads decorating the walls, a fireplace... What makes the restaurant really stand out is the giant food portions. My mom and I ordered the famed chocolate eclair, and we couldn't believe what came to our table. It's enough to feed 6 people! You've gotta see the 6-layer chocolate cake, it resembles a tree trunk stool!

    This is the eclair! It's filled with ice cream, custard, whipped cream, and bittersweet warm chocolate.

    Happy Thought: #56 "You don't live in the pre-dishwasher era."


    Nicole said...

    I hate that I knew where this decadent dessert came from before I even saw your comments! lol For the record, four of us couldn't finish this.

    Janelle said...

    I know, isn't it sad?! We ended up having to take it home, and the really bad part: I couldn't stop myself from eating the leftover, so-unpretty, huge bowl of melted, gooey, creamy eclair remnants.