Lemon and Blackberry Napoleons

napoleons

Napoleons may seem like a fancy dessert that you only order at a bakery.   Thanks to the TV show The Chew for asking me to check out a few of their favorite recipes and encouraging me to create my own version, I am no longer afraid to make napoleons! Frozen puff pastry shells are baked… 

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Cream Puffs

Cream Puffs - Growing Up Gabel @thegabels #recipes

  Cream puffs are one of those things that you put off making because you think they are going to be a lot of work.  At least, that was me.  I kept perusing different recipes, which are basically all exactly the same, and realized that maybe they really are not that much work.  I decided… 

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Pate Brisee

Pate Brisee is simply an all butter, super flaky pie crust.  You can use this for both sweet and savory recipes (just use less sugar if using it for something like chicken pot pie). Even though the French term sounds fancy, make the crust is actually very easy. There are two important components to a… 

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