Indian Curried Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with White Beans and Italian Sausage

squash soup

This is a complex soup.  Make sure to taste and adjust any seasonings.  If the soup has become too thick add more chicken broth or even a little water to thin out. Print Indian Curried Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with White Beans and Italian Sausage Ingredients 1 – Lb. Hot Turkey Italian Sausage – casings removed 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil – extra virgin 1 Large Onion – small dice 4...

Winter Veggies, Experimentation in the Kitchen & A Snow Storm!

Winter Veggies

  It’s funny how a recipe can come about. I went to the grocery store last Friday with everyone else in the world preparing for the snow. Since it was just after the holidays and we were just returning from a ski vacation, my supplies were low. I set off to Harris Teeter to load up on food with the idea of making a hearty soup. As I made my...

Etsy now has my Cookbook!

Etsy

I’m pleased to announce that I’m now selling Laurie Bakke’s Cookbook on Etsy! If you’re not familiar with Etsy it’s a treasure for folks seeking to purchase hand made or hand crafted items from the people who make them. Our mission is to enable people to make a living making things, and to reconnect makers with buyers. Our vision is to build a new economy and present a better choice: Buy,...

Book Signing at Foxfire!

Foxfire

Those ladies at Foxfire Gallery & Kitchen Shops really know how to make a girl feel welcome! They loved the book and were very kind when asked to pose for a picture–almost ALL of the staff there that day grabbed a book and said “Cookbook”. UPDATE!!!  Due to that crazy snow storm we had in January, my original book signing event had to be rescheduled.  So, I’m heading down tomorrow! February...

Grilled Tuna Steak with Oriental Coleslaw and Wasabi Mayonnaise

tuna steak

The tuna steaks have a flavorful marinade that infuses the fish as it sears on a hot grill. Everyone has a different preference on the doneness of fish and meat, but sushi-grade tuna is best cooked rare to medium rare. While the marinade yields a significate portion, it can be used to marinate chicken, pork, and vegetables Print Grilled Tuna Steak with Oriental Coleslaw and Wasabi Mayonnaise Category: Entree Ingredients...