Palmiers

A great way to use up puff pastry scraps and extras…as if you needed a reason to make more puff pastry products. All you need is puff pastry, sugar, and a baking sheet/oven. Warning though – these. are. addictive. I made 9…they lasted about 12 hours between myself and the Boy… Read on for the … Continue reading

Puff Pastry – Homemade!

Demi-feuillete anyway (not as many layers of butter as some of the fancier recipes, but perfect for most puff pastry recipes)…Yet another of my goals in baking completed! It’s much easier than making croissants, takes a lot less resting time, and is quintessential French (a.k.a. soooooo much butter). I thought it was a good way … Continue reading

Tribute a Julia Child – Croissants Part III. Forming the Croissants!

And we reach the end of the croissant journey with the best parts! Cutting the dough, forming the croissants, baking them and starting to be surrounded by the wonderful aroma of bread baking and then ….EATING! Read on for the instructions and (even more) photos…

Tribute a Julia Child – Croissants Part II. Rolling in the Butter!

What title better embodies Julia’s cooking style?? In fact Miss L and I have even discussed what a drinking game would be like watching Julia Child…every time she adds butter, you take a sip of your drink and any time she stutters or repeats herself, you take a shot. Patent pending… But I digress. This … Continue reading

Tribute a Julia Child – Croissants! Part I. Basic Dough

When I started watching Julia Child’s shows and reading her books, the first thing I really wanted to make was croissants…not boeuf bourgignon, not souffles, croissants! Finally I had the time (and believe you me, you need a LOT of it!) so off I went! I think I will separate this recipe into a few … Continue reading

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