1. Well-seasoned cast iron skillet.
2. Cast iron Dutch oven
3. KitchenAid food processor
4. Electric griddle
5. Microplane and julienne graters
Flaky, buttery chocolate croissants take the form of muffins, and are flavored like cinnamon buns, replete with crunchy toasted walnuts, cinnamon sugar, and, of course, the requisite frosting, made rich and tangy with a dollop of crème fraîche.