Roasted Vegetable Pot Pie with Homemade Puff Pastry

I never did an on deck other than the one I emailed myself. This was part of my planning. I used this recipe for a start, and made some changes. It claims to be healthy, and the interior is as it skips the roux, but after making the puff pastry with all that butter, I can`t really say it is for sure. The puff pastry is made by me, that is healthier, right?


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Pâte Brisée

I did not make anything of note for dinner, though the pasta with caramelized sungold cherry tomatoes turned out exceptional. And super pan caramelized. But alas, I did not take any pics. And I was lucky enough to have a fancy business lunch at Nougatine today. I had the tuna tartare with avocado, radish and ginger soy, and a roasted beets on “rich yogurt,” mâché and a drizzle of infused oil. The “yogurt” was more of a super creamy goat cheese and so good and the tuna tartare there is aces. But unfortunately, being a biz lunch, I could not take pics. But I highly recommend their lunch And luckily, my boss favors the place, so it is my go to on the rare occasions that I get to have a free lunch and not my standard chobani yogurt + rice crackers and a pics of fruit. Yes, I eat that every day. Sad. Anyways, The fixed price is only $32 for 3 courses, though I just ordered 2 starters and called it a meal so this was like $25. A total steal for the quality, even if it is in the unsavory location of a Trump building. And far more uptown than I normally go.

Since I have not been sleeping much, and the rain tonight did not help, I struggled to cross the street to hit the gym. I’m glad I did as I decided to make my pâte brisée, ie the tart crusts for Saturday’s dinner party. I had to work off the amount of butter that seeped into my skin via hand formation of dough. Though my hands are now buttery soft. Literally.


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