Start with refrigerated dough and end up with a table's worth of light and flaky dishes.
October 29, 2008
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Bouchees Aux Fruits De Mer
Bouchees Aux Fruits De Mer Recipe Use puff pastry as the base for this rich and delicious seafood dish inspired by the Louisiana bayou. The festive presentation makes it perfect for a dinner party course, but you can serve it anytime you feel like a fresh dish loaded with shrimp, scallops, and crawfish.
2 of 7Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro
Pumpkin-Cream Cheese Napoleons
Pumpkin-Cream Cheese Napoleons Recipe Serve a pumpkin butter dessert perfect for the harvest season. Layer baked puff pastry with a pumpkin-whipped cream mixture. Chill the stackers then serve with a dollop of whipped cream.
3 of 7Jean Allsopp
Peppered Three-Onion Tart with Smoked Salmon
Peppered Three-Onion Tart with Smoked Salmon Recipe Whether you're searching for a dinner recipe or a new appetizer to add into your rotation, try this flavorful tart recipe. Serve large pieces for a main dish, or slice into smaller bites for a passed-appetizer party. Goat cheese, smoked salmon, and red onion add unique flavor to the pizza-style dish.
4 of 7James Carrier
Two-Tone Puff Straws
Two-Tone Puff Straws Recipe Personalize a giftable treat by using trying out a few of our suggested seasonings. Whether you choose Mexican Cheese, Tomato-Basil, Cinnamon-Nut, or Coconut-Orange, your friends and family are sure to love a modern bouquet of these savory goodies.
5 of 7James Carrier
Mushroom Bisque with Pastry Top Hats
Mushroom Bisque with Pastry Top Hats Recipe Puff pastry tops creamy mushroom soup, giving the soup extra texture when your guests spoon into the dish. Brush the uncooked dough with egg to give it a golden, moist look guarantee to have you drooling over dinner.
6 of 7Photo: Anna Williams
Apricot and Chocolate Pastry Pillows
Apricot and Chocolate Pastry Pillows Recipe Turnovers are an easy way to serve hot-and-fresh desserts to a crowd. We've filled these favorites with a rich mixture of apricot and chocolate, but you can fill yours with any type of preserve you like–just don't forget the ice cream on the side.
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Brandy-Caramel Ice-cream Puffs
Brandy-Caramel Ice-cream Puffs Recipe Serve an elegant-looking dessert that calls for only a handful of ingredients. You can make the Brandy-Caramel Sauce up to two weeks ahead–just store in an airtight container in the fridge until you're ready to use it. Then, drizzle it over puff pastry shells topped with scoops of vanilla ice cream and serve.