Poppie’s Cooking Class is SOLD OUT!

I’m so excited to head to Poppie’s tomorrow for my first cooking class on the Laurie Bakke’s Cookbook tour! ūüôā  Looking forward to firing up the burners, interacting with the ‘class’ and just having a great time.  Even though it’s sold out, we’ll be posting updates for upcoming classes…so check back soon! Poppie’s Cooking Class Info...

Chocolate Covered Strawberries in Honor of Your Sweetie!

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Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! ¬†Today has been a busy one for sure…and if you’re like me, whipping up that romantic meal tonight may be closer to fantasy than reality! But, you can take care of that sweet tooth with these super easy, extra delicious chocolate covered strawberries. ¬†I featured them today on Your Carolina with Jack & Kimberly and want to share them with you here as well. ¬†Enjoy! ¬†And...

Time for Granola!

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The inspiration for this came to me on Super Bowl Sunday.  We were off to a friend’s house later in the day, but the entire day was ahead of me.  I needed to be productive.  For times like those, when you find yourself in the mood to create, this is the perfect antidote! Hope you enjoy it this weekend! I began by paging through my newest cookbook and came to The...

Meatloaf, Football and Sunday Afternoons!

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I took the opportunity last week to visit Poppies in Brevard, NC.  I had been there before, but I wanted to get reacquainted since I will be teaching a cooking class there on February 17th.  I was very interested in looking at their meat choices for more natural selections.  I was planning on making the Stuffed Gourmet Meatloaf from the cookbook and decided to purchase the meat and produce from Poppies. I am very...

Follow Instructions Carefully…And When All Else Fails, Have Fun!

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Oh Saturday started off to be a busy day.¬† I was getting ready for my first book signing.¬† Did I have everything I needed?¬† Clean white blouse to wear (sort of a signature item for me), plenty of Laurie Bakke’s Cookbooks to sign, ingredients for Pimento Cheese with Honey Wheat Pita Chips and The Outrageous Brownies etc. etc.¬† Check on everything! I started the day early…which turned out to be...