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Veronica from Chicago, IL

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

How do you rate your baking performance?

Absolutely lovely.

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

Lentil Wellington. It’s carrots, lentils, white beans and mushroom duxelles wrapped in homemade rough puff pastry.

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

Slicing into the Wellington was my favorite part—miraculously it all just worked, and you could see the carrot flower in the middle!

Describe how you added a Wisconsin twist to your creation.

I went to Milwaukee this weekend for a puzzling convention and picked up some real Wisconsin butter for the homemade puff pastry—good butter makes a huge difference here!