Author: Laurie

Soups

5 Delicious Warm You Up Soups

Here is a quick soup recipe round up of 5 delicious soups that are favorites here at Laurie Bakke’s Kitchen! 1.) Shrimp, Ancho Chili and Pasta Soup with Avocado, Sour Cream and Cilantro A delicious savory shrimp soup topped with avocados, cilantro and sour cream, which results, in a hearty meal […]

Candy Apples

9 Wickedly Fun Candy Apple Recipes

These wickedly delicious candy, toffee, caramel, chocolate apple recipes are sure to please a crowd! Fall is in full swing with the changing of the leaves and crisp cool air. Here in Western North Carolina, we are blessed with apple orchards that have been family run for many, many generations. […]

Shrimp Cakes with Thai-Chili Sauce

The shrimp cakes with the chili lime cream sauce will be a hit for entertaining family and friends. Everything can be made ahead of time, and reheated and ready to serve! Shrimp Cakes are very similar to crab cakes, but easier on your wallet to make. The cake mixture is held together […]

Creme_Caramel_Flan_Recipe

Rum and Orange Flavored Creme Caramel

This decadent Rum and Orange Flavored Creme Caramel Flan is rich, and creamy. Flan is one of those desserts that is hard to resist. It is no surprise that this flan, a classic Spanish dessert, provides a twist that is a rich, sweet custard topped with caramel sauce. It’s similar […]

The Ultimate Outrageous Brownies

These brownies are a rich, chocolate, almost flourless, brownie that will melt in your mouth! Cafe Laurie adapted this recipe for The Ultimate Outrageous Brownies from Ina Garden. Her first cookbook, The Barefoot Contessa came out the year I opened, Cafe Laurie. I took one look at the recipe and […]