Make the carrots: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Set aside 4 carrots to shave raw atop the salad when assembled. Remove greens (if attached), then scrub and dry the carrots. Cut any carrots larger than ¼-inch in diameter in half lengthwise. Place in a single layer on [...]
Make the filling: Though the squash and garlic are used separately, it’s best to roast them together. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Peel squash, remove seeds, and slice evenly. Place on sheet tray in a single layer. Drizzle with olive oil, and toss with thyme, salt, and [...]
Make the crème fraîche: Mix cream and buttermilk, cover tightly, and leave at room temperature for 24 hours. When ready, it should be thick and creamy. Refrigerate up to 2 weeks.
Make the dough: In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, combine yeast, 2 cups milk, sugar, salt, eggs, and 6 cups flour. Mix ingredients on low speed until they form a ball, about 1 minute. Increasing the speed to medium-low, slowly add butter, [...]