|I *only* used 3 1/2 sticks of butter.|
The recipe called for 4 1/2 but several
people mentioned that they were greasy.
I don't even know how far behind I am at this point. But I don't care. I made croissants. That's all that matters. And I took a little road trip with my boy, which required that the dough go into hibernation for a few days. The finished product disappeared right quick, so they must have been good. Here are a few pictures:
|That's the butter layered on the dough.|
|pounded it out with my new french rolling pin|
|The infamous "double fold".|
|Had to wait for me in the freezer. Half of it is still there.|
|used the scraper to cut. Have I mentioned|
that this one little tool has changed my life?
|let 'em rise outside in the sun.|
The croissant recipe can be found here and the TWD bloggers are here. But if you want to make these you simply must watch this.
Here we are at the Space Center in Huntsville. The scale of those things is hard to capture in a picture.
Saw a couple of shoes in the road on this trip, but didn't get a picture. So here's one from another time and place. It was last year in York, SC.