Puff Pastry Danish

Puff Pastry Danish

Puff Pastry Danish

I haven’t played with puff pastry often but when I do I’m usually thrilled with the results.  It’s a magical sheet of pastry that does such amazing things!  These Danish looked so fun and delicious I had to try them out.  I was traveling and they’d be handy for a quick breakfast away from home.  I’d try to remember to take pictures of them fully loaded before devouring them! Continue reading

Turkey Asparagus Bundles {Playing with Puff Pastry}

Puff Pastry Bundles

Puff Pastry Bundles with Turkey and Asparagus

I’ve always wanted to play with puff pastry.  It just looked so fun.  The crispy crust could hide or hold all kinds of tastes, whether savory or sweet.  I had leftover turkey and some fresh asparagus and instead of making a pot pie, I’d make a pocket pie.  Or maybe it would look more like a bundle.  Pies are round, this was definitely a bundle. Browned and flaky, it looked fabulous! Continue reading

Chicken Pot Pi(es)

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

When I heard it was going to be “Pi Day”, I had to celebrate.  The date 3/14/15 only comes around every 1000 years and I don’t think I’ll be around in March of 3015 (I’m just guessing).  And although I have not one but THREE cans of blueberry pie filling with extra berries in my baking cupboard, I had to go with a meat pie to celebrate the once in a century occasion. Continue reading