PASTRY CREAM


After making pastry cream for years, I found a forgotten box of Jello vanilla pudding in the back of the pantry. It brought up fond memories from my childhood, and so I pulled it out and mixed it up.

HERBED WHIPPED POTATOES


Our daughter, Jessi, absolutely loves mashed potatoes, and so in June of 2006 she and I set out to create the mashed potatoes of our dreams. She wanted rich, flavorful, indulgent potatoes… I wanted potatoes that managed to taste indulgent, without all the remorse.