I took a week off and traveled to Charleston, SC and Tybee Island in Georgia, just outside of Savannah. The first part of the trip to Charleston began with my sister, Janet Jacobson. We were looking for relaxation, good food, art galleries and time to read our books. We took long walks through the city, […]
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Have you ever tired Creme Brulee at home?? It’s a perfect dessert to impress your family on Mother’s Day! We at Sage Gourmet have everything you need to accomplish this at home – from the Bella Tovolo Chef Professional Torch, to the Ramekins in two sizes and colors and Flavored Sugars from Beautiful Briny Sea to give that […]
Valentine’s Day is upon us, and I’ve been thinking very hard about what to write about it. I could have posted many of the more common recipes, including, sweets, confections, ice creams and more. Instead, I started in a very different direction and, with some research, I came up with a list of foods and […]
Rosemary is a lovely evergreen perennial herb with culinary, aromatic, and medicinal uses, and it’s a favorite in herb gardening around the world. Not only is it a beautiful herb that is easy to grow, but also it tastes great in lots of different recipes, especially Mediterranean-style meals. It has been used for thousands of […]
Old-Fashioned Herb and Cornbread Stuffing This recipe has been handed down from my great-grandmother, to my grandmother, to my mother and now to me. I have hosted Thanksgiving dinner at my house since my family moved back to Hendersonville, from Chicago, in 1992. Some years we went out, especially while I was working at Highland Lake Inn, […]
I had a fabulous time at A Southern Season in Chapel Hill, NC, on October 29th! Thank you all for coming to visit. I enjoyed meeting you and signing your cookbooks! If you are in the Chapel Hill area, you can purchase a copy of my cookbook, Laurie Bakke’s Cookbook, at A Southern Season.