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Where can I find puff pastry?

bklyngrl Apr 9, 2007 01:54 PM

I'm participating in the Cook Book of the Month (Arabesque by Roden) and chose a recipe that requires puff pastry. I hit every store on Smith and Court (didn't make it to Garden of Eden) and could only find the Peppridge Farms pre-formed puff pastry discs. Any ideas where in the neighboorhood I might be able to find it in a more maleable form?

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  1. jen kalb RE: bklyngrl Apr 9, 2007 02:03 PM

    I believe that Sahadi sells frozen puff pastry - in the back room, by the prepared foods.

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      bklyngrl RE: jen kalb Apr 9, 2007 05:04 PM

      Thanks. I stopped by Garden of Eden and they had some in stock (for $9.99). I bet the price at Sahadi's is better.

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        gnosh RE: bklyngrl Apr 10, 2007 12:04 AM

        I'm sure it is! They also sell it at most grocery stores, in the frozen foods section.

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      Fleur RE: bklyngrl Apr 10, 2007 01:09 AM

      GARDEN of EDEN sells the Dufour Puff Pastry which is made with 100% pure butter. The other products are made with margarine or other synthetic fats.

      The Dufour product is excellent, and bakes up like homemade.The others are vile.

      Does SAHADI carry Dufour?

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        gnosh RE: Fleur Apr 10, 2007 10:24 AM

        I don't think they do. Or, at least they didn't around a year ago when I was looking for some made with butter.

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          Fleur RE: gnosh Apr 10, 2007 06:08 PM

          As far as I know Dufour is the only company that makes authentic 100% butter Puff Pastry. Their product is available at G of E for $9.99. That is aboiut the price it is everywhere, maybe a bit lower.

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            NancyC RE: Fleur Apr 11, 2007 08:31 AM

            That Dufour stuff is unreal. I used it only once, each mini-pastry tasted slathered of butter, they were gone in minutes. Slurp.

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        gnosh RE: bklyngrl Apr 11, 2007 09:02 AM

        A friend tells me that they sell Dufour (the butter-based brand) at Staubitz, the butcher shop on Court St. I doubt it is any cheaper than at Garden of Eden, but maybe it's more convenient for you.

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          bklyngrl RE: gnosh Apr 11, 2007 12:52 PM

          Ooh...great suggestion and much more convenient.

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