A day with Executive Chef Michelle Bailey from Highland Lake Inn

I had the pleasure and experience to work with Executive Chef Michelle Bailey from Highland Lake Inn –  www.hlinn.com .  She was getting ready for a cooking class that she taught and presented to a group of 30 eager people.  I am filling in at the Inn, when needed, and helped her behind …

The Tree & Vine in Knoxville, TN to host Book-Signing

Laurie, on the road again, to Knoxville, TN!!  She will be featured at The Tree & Vine for a book-signing and samples of tasty treats from Laurie Bakke’s Cookbook. Knoxville – Save the date: Saturday, July 20th   Laurie Bakke, chef and author, will be holding a cookbook signing along with creative …

Black Pepper Steaks with Red-Wine Vinegar, Lemon and Feta Vinaigrette

Print Black Pepper Steaks with Red-Wine Vinegar, Lemon and Feta Vinaigrette Category: Dinner Cuisine: Mediterranean Serving Size: 2 servings Ingredients 2 Steaks – your choice: Filet Mignon, Ribeye or NY Strip 2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil* 1 tsp. Balsamic Vinegar* 1 Tbsp. Applewood Smoked Peppercorns* For Vinaigrette: 1/4 Cup …