Puff Pastry at Brunch Cookbook Giveaway

Friend and blogger, Katherine Martinelli, recently released her first e-book, Puff Pastry at Brunch

In the book, she shares ten fun recipes, transforming simple dishes into elegant fare, and they all use one common ingredient, puff pastry.

Katherine uses puff pastry to create a savory Breakfast Galette with Scrambled Eggs, Crème Fraîche, and Chives

Sweet and savory Maple-Cheddar Pinwheels

Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

and 7 other mouth-watering recipes

My favorite is her recipe for Cinnamon Buns with Cream Cheese Frosting.

But I have a thing for cinnamon buns

I enjoy working with puff pastry because it’s easy to use, it’s a fast way to create something fabulous, and it’s extremely versatile.

It can be used in so many recipes from cinnamon rolls to savory appetizers like I did in this Avocado, Cream Cheese, and Salsa-Stuffed Puff Pastry

Two lucky readers will win a digital copy of Katherine’s book.

If you’d like to enter the giveaway, comment below.

1. Have you ever worked with puff pastry and what did you make? (links welcome)

Or

What would you like to try making using puff pastry?

2. For a second entry, Twitter Follow @AverieCooks and and then tweet the following:

“Time to get Puffy! I entered to Win the Puff Pastry at Brunch Cookbook in the @AverieCooks @MartinelliEats Giveaway http://tiny.cc/vby1cw”

3. For extra entries and you must leave a separate comment for each:

Facebook Like Averie Cooks

Facebook Like Katherine Martinelli

Twitter Follow @MartinelliEats

Pinterest Follow & Re-Pin Something of Mine

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or post this Giveaway on your blog

Contest ends Monday, April 23, 2012 and winners will be chosen randomly. Open to all.

P.S. The winner of the Vita Coco Coconut Water Giveaway is Gina @ Running to the Kitchen

   

84 Responses to “Puff Pastry at Brunch Cookbook Giveaway”

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    marissa @ the boot — April 20, 2012 at 12:27 am

    i love puff pastry! especially spanikopita and italian rustic tarts – they use puff pastry as the pie crust and then fill it with any kind of savory item. it’s delish, to say the least. i’m loving all your giveaways as of late, even if i don’t win! :)

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    amy marantino — April 20, 2012 at 1:11 am

    i have never worked with puff pastry, but look forward to giving it a try

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    amy marantino — April 20, 2012 at 1:11 am

    i Twitter Follow @AverieCooks and tweeted

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    amy marantino — April 20, 2012 at 1:12 am

    i Twitter Follow @MartinelliEats

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    Floey — April 20, 2012 at 1:56 am

    I would love to try puff pasty! I’ve just had it pre-made from bakeries

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    Ashlei — April 20, 2012 at 4:52 am

    I would try making some kind of tomato tart or pot pie.

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    Ashlei — April 20, 2012 at 4:53 am

    Following martinellieats on twitter @ThatAshlei

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    Claire @ Live and Love to Eat — April 20, 2012 at 5:06 am

    I love to use it to make simple shells for tarts and pies!

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    Rachel @ The Henway — April 20, 2012 at 5:49 am

    I’ve used puf pastry but it was so long ago I don’t recall what it was for. I’d probably try a veggie pizza first thing. Maybe some cute appetizers.

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    Kris — April 20, 2012 at 5:50 am

    yes Yes YES I LOVE puff pastry. (I used to actually MAKE it when I ran a european deli…)

    things I have made- m tomato basil tarts: http://spabettie.com/2011/08/03/tomato-tarts/

    buffalo tarts: http://spabettie.com/2012/02/02/buffalo-tarts-and-superbowl-recipes/

    apple cheese danish: http://spabettie.com/2011/02/03/apple-cheese-danish/

    :D

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    Jenn — April 20, 2012 at 5:50 am

    I used them to make tofu triangles. The puff pastry makes the meals look so expensive & chic!

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    Maureen — April 20, 2012 at 6:13 am

    I had some puff pastry in my freezer for quite sometime. I thought I might make some Baklava. I didn’t make it because a lot of things happened in my life that I didn’t bake for a time. I am now interested in trying to do it again and perhaps use it also for a quiche that I make.

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    Christina Bowen — April 20, 2012 at 6:15 am

    I have made brie cheese with jam (my favorite is mango) wrapped in puff pastry and baked… it’s so good!

    I’ve also spread chocolate and chopped hazelnuts on puff pastry and rolled and baked.

    I would love to experiment more!

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    Lisa — April 20, 2012 at 6:22 am

    I’ve never used puff pastry. I would love to give some of these recipes a try, especially the avocado, cream cheese, and salsa stuffed pastry.

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    Catalina @ Cake with Love — April 20, 2012 at 6:27 am

    I would like to make cinnamon buns, they just look so good! I also once made a potato lasagna with puff pastry is was really good!

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    Cassie — April 20, 2012 at 6:55 am

    I love to use puff pastry as the crust on pot pies!

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    Athena R — April 20, 2012 at 6:55 am

    I have never worked with puff pastry but would love to use it on a potpie or tart.

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    Athena R — April 20, 2012 at 7:00 am
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    Athena R — April 20, 2012 at 7:01 am

    I like you on FB.

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    ariana — April 20, 2012 at 7:06 am

    I facebook like you!

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    ariana — April 20, 2012 at 7:06 am

    I would love to try a gruyere cheese and potato tarte with puff pastry

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    C Lo — April 20, 2012 at 7:53 am

    I’ve NEVER cooked with puff pastry! I think the first thing I’d make would be some sort of brunchy thing. :)

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    C Lo — April 20, 2012 at 7:53 am

    AND I followed you on Pinterest and repinned you!

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    C Lo — April 20, 2012 at 7:54 am

    and I liked you on FB!

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    Neena — April 20, 2012 at 8:02 am

    I have never successfully worked with puff pasty. The one time I used it, it never puffed to my utter disappointment!

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    Neena — April 20, 2012 at 8:05 am

    I like you on FB!

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    Maggie — April 20, 2012 at 8:26 am

    I have never worked with puff pastry but I love the look and taste of it! Great giveaway!

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    Veronica @ Café con Leche — April 20, 2012 at 8:48 am

    one time i made apple turnovers w/ puff pastry!

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    Veronica @ Café con Leche — April 20, 2012 at 9:11 am

    i like you on fbook!

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    Paula — April 20, 2012 at 9:24 am

    I would like to make the recipe on the cover of her e-book!

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    Melissa (Better Fit) — April 20, 2012 at 10:19 am

    I have worked with puffed pastry and made the Greek dish spanakopita stuffed full with spinach! (Every member of my family has a different way of pronouncing it).

    As this is an international giveaway, I’ll also post it on my blog! :)

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    jojo — April 20, 2012 at 10:58 am

    I love cinnamon buns/rolls!! I love cinnamon in baked goods in general but cinnamon roll is a special something :)
    The quiche in the book looks amazing with all the veggies!
    I always wanted to make an apple turnover with puff pastry, I love eating it fresh out of the oven with some vanilla ice cream..

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    Sara — April 20, 2012 at 10:58 am

    I have made chocolate croissants. Love it! I would love to try that recipe that looks like a quiche? Thanks!

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    sally @ sally's baking addiction — April 20, 2012 at 11:26 am

    i like Averie Cooks on facebook :)

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    sally @ sally's baking addiction — April 20, 2012 at 11:28 am

    i’ve never made puff pastry before but i recently came across a recipe for homemade poptarts using it! strawberry jam inside, powdered sugar drizzle and sprinkles over top……. i’m drooling as i type. must, make, ASAP!

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    sally @ sally's baking addiction — April 20, 2012 at 11:31 am

    pinned your avocado cream cheese puff pastries. i just *love* the photos from that post Averie. those pastries are so bright, colorful — very photogenic!

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    Veronica @ Café con Leche — April 20, 2012 at 11:37 am

    i instagram follow you!

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    Chelsea @ Chelsea's Health — April 20, 2012 at 12:46 pm

    I love using puff pastry to make savory tarts! I have made one with roasted mushrooms. Oh and one with strawberries!
    http://chelseashealth.blogspot.com/2012/03/funny-story.html
    http://chelseashealth.blogspot.com/2012/03/strawberry-tart.html

    Michel Roux has a great recipe in his pastry cookbook I want to master someday!

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    Chelsea @ Chelsea's Health — April 20, 2012 at 12:46 pm

    Oh and I follow you on Pinterest!

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    Melissa C. — April 20, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    I like to make a goat cheese and pear tart with a honey glaze and sprinkle of cinnamon sugar. Yum!

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    kathleen — April 20, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    I’ve only used it a handful of times… made peanut butter and chocolate “pillows”– little stuffed puff pastry pockets of the golden combo.

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    Joy — April 20, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    I would love to work with puff pastry! Wanted to buy it but never came around to it.

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    Tracy @ Commit to Fit — April 20, 2012 at 6:22 pm

    I like baklava! I have never made it, but would love to try.

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    Rachel @ The Henway — April 20, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    I like you on facebook

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    Joy — April 20, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    I’d make your avocado salsa cream cheese things

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    Joy — April 20, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    I like you on Facebook

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    Joy — April 20, 2012 at 6:31 pm

    I follow you on instagram

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    Rachel @ The Henway — April 20, 2012 at 6:31 pm

    Liked Katherine Matinelli on FB

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    Joy — April 20, 2012 at 6:31 pm

    I like you on pinterest and repinned

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    Rachel @ The Henway — April 20, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    I pinterest follow you and repinned your hot pepper jelly

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