CATEGORY: Pastry
Little Goat Pastries

Little Goat Pastries

Flaky phyllo fun.
Asian Pork Rolls with Water Chestnuts

Asian Pork Rolls with Water Chestnuts

Here's the deal with puff pastry: you'll look like a fancy thoughtful chef when you're really just taking mindless shortcuts.
Cherry Hand Pies

Cherry Hand Pies

One sheet of leftover puff pastry and a cherry pitter. What's a cook to do?
Chicken Basteeya, Cauliflower Tots

Chicken Basteeya, Cauliflower Tots

A 400-degree oven can share these tasks: no special skills are necessary to assemble "chicken soup in a pastry" and "baked cheesy cauliflower patties."
Turkey and Sweet Leek Pie

Turkey and Sweet Leek Pie

Nothing smells better than long-simmering bacon and leeks, I say.
Chicken Pot Pie Casserole with Sweet Potato and Apple

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole with Sweet Potato and Apple

To see an artfully weaved crust of pastry atop a casserole is totally intimidating, I admit.
Pesto Chicken Tart

Pesto Chicken Tart

I always regard puff pastry as easy-fancy, puffy and impressive, fun to make and fun to eat.
Potato, Cheese and Mushroom Pie and Escarole Salad with Provolone, Warm White Beans and Prosciutto Crisps

Potato, Cheese and Mushroom Pie and Escarole Salad with Provolone, Warm White Beans and Prosciutto Crisps

This is an ambitious recipe that showcases the best qualities of puff pastry, mushrooms, and potatoes. With a moderate amount of discipline, you can assemble and enjoy this wonderful pie.