Croissants, ‘Party Down,’ Passover cooking

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"A croissant is truly a celebration of the butter that it's made with," says Kate Reid of Lune Croissanterie. "If you can't truly taste the butter, then you haven't put enough in it and you haven't made it the proper way." Photo by Peter Dillon.

Kate Reid was a successful Formula 1 engineer who designed race cars before shifting gears to make croissants. Jennifer Yee makes vegan croissants at Bakers Bench, where she uses a plant-based substitute for butter. Tejal Rao breaks down "Party Down," the series about the mundane lives of LA cater waiters. Chanie Apfelbaum puts a fresh spin on Passover favorites while remaining "Totally Kosher." Paula Forbes weighs in on the great bay leaf debate.