Cooking and baking with good friends (Part 1)

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This past week my friends Lindsey and Rudy came over to relax and of course we ended up baking and making dinner.

On the menu- Cream puffs, red velvet cupcakes, and Dill /basil pesto.

First up is The Creme puffs.

Sweet or Savory Pâté a Choux by Alton Brown.

1- weigh out your bread flour, add salt and/or sugar.

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2- Heat water and butter in a skillet.

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3- Once melted and boiling add your flour. Stir to combine, then continue cooking over medium heat stirring constantly. ( to remove excess moisture)

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4- Put dough in mixer and mix to help cool.

5- Add eggs, one at a time.

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6- Pipe onto parchment

7- Bake at 425 for 10 minutes

8- Turn the oven down and bake at 350 for 10 more minutes.

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9- Fill with your favorite filling (using a star tip pastry bag)

Lindsey made the filling while I was making red velvet cupcakes so I don’t know what exactly it was, but I to know it was amazing!

Here’s what I know was in to but this isn’t a complete list-
Cream cheese, sour cream, sugar, vanilla, and probably a little cinnamon.

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10- Finally, EAT

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