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 […]
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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.
What more could I ask for! I am heading to Chapel Hill, NC for the weekend. I have the car loaded with my cookbooks and some treats to be at A Southern Season for their event, “A Taste of the South” to be held all day on Saturday, October 29th. It is homecoming at […]
It is still technically summer! Yes, summer does not end until September 22-23 when the beginning of autumn begins. So I have a few recipes that I have to sneak in before we officially begin fall. There is so much abundance of fruits and vegetables that are available at this time of year. I could post and post, but I am […]