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Julia from New Glarus, WI

Julia participated in 2018 Week 5: Pies, and attempted the Wellington Challenge. Let's see how they did!

How do you rate your baking performance?

Rocked it.

Give your pie a name based on the ingredients and decoration.

Beet Wellington

Tell us about your proudest moment — or humble failure — in this week’s baking challenge.

I had never before attempted a puff pastry or a Welington - and they both came out wonderfully! My full-puff pastry was really very fun to make and yielded no soggy bottom! In addition, I was very pleased that I managed to make a delicious vegetarian version of a classically meat dish.

Describe how you added a Wisconsin twist to your creation.

My vegetarian Wellington's filling was made from onion, kale, and beets all bought from our New Glarus farmer's market the day before. I love using locally-sourced, fresh produce, and getting to chat with the vendors about the adventures I have with their goods!