The cookbook is the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day and the chef in your life!! Visit any retail stores listed or go to http://lauriebakkeskitchen.com/ and purchase online for only $30.00! We have packed up everything from the holidays and the tree is finally down. It was a great season! It is time to move on to the next holiday […]
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Laurie is one busy woman these days. Visit the latest updates to her web site calendar to see what’s on schedule for August and September! The first event includes The Asheville Food & Wine Festival at the US Cellular Center in downtown Asheville. She’ll be attending Saturday, 8/25, from 1:30 to 5:00. Swing by and […]
As you can see, Laurie also spends quite a bit of time outside her kitchen and in her beautiful gardens. She feels it is very important to have the healthiest and freshest ingredients to work with when cooking!
What spice is deliciously complex — sweet, mellow, and woodsy, with a warming kick? If you said star anise, kudos for culinary know-how! Star anise is a pointed seedpod that has been used in Chinese cooking for centuries. The spice amplifies the flavor of everything it is added to. Gourmets all over the world are […]
Fondue is an ideal opener for parties, get-togethers and family dinners. Delicious, fun to make and simple to prepare, it is no wonder that fondue is back in style. It is not necessary to serve fondue in a fondue pot; a warmed ceramic bowl could work nicely. However, I do think every family should have […]
While shopping this week, I came across cinnamon scented pine cones that smelled fabulous! Rather than purchasing them, I decided to make my own simmering potpourri that can be enjoyed throughout the holiday season. It’s so simple, and there really are no set rules. Use what you love, whether dried flowers, spices, essential oils or […]