When whipped cream is on the dessert menu, put your muscles or kids to work, skipping the appliances. Add heavy whipping cream to a mason jar and secure tightly with a lid. Shake what your mama gave you until you reach the desired consistency, about 5-10 minutes. This method yields a soft, fluffy texture.

Croissants | The Fauxmartha

I started writing a meaningful post about hard work vs. instant gratification. But let’s cut to the chase. Croissants are hard work. About as much work as writing this recipe. Which has taken me days and left me wordless. Instant gratification sounds awfully nice at the moment.
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