Summertime Grilling with Tuna Steak!

Tuna Steak

Are you ready for summertime or all-year grilling and eating fresh and flavorful delicious foods? Then, I have the dish for you. Grilled Tuna Steak at Cafe Laurie was one of the most popular dishes from the opening day, by far, and will be your favorite once you make this dish.  Consequently, the recipe has lastest the test of time. I have people stop me all the time and ask about...

Butternut Squash, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Stuffed Mushrooms

mushrooms

These mushrooms caps may seem too difficult to make, but they aren’t! With only a few simple steps, create a delicious and creative dish! Serve them as an appetizer and watch them disappear, or make them for a light lunch or dinner as a meatless alternative! Print Butternut Squash, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Stuffed Mushrooms Ingredients 12 ounces butternut squash, cut into 1/4-inch cubes (about 3 cups) 1 tablespoon extra-virgin...

Shrimp Cakes with Thai-Chili Sauce

The shrimp cakes with the chili lime cream sauce will be a hit for entertaining family and friends. Everything can be made ahead of time, and reheated and ready to serve!! Print Shrimp Cakes with Thai-Chili Sauce Ingredients 16 1 pound uncooked large shrimp peeled, deveined 1 large egg 1 green onion sliced 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp dijon mustard 2 tbsp fresh cilantro minced 1 tbsp hot pepper sauce...

Ally’s Coming to Our Town!!!

Ally’s Kitchen

Sage Gourmet to host Ally Philips from Ally’s Kitchen  Date: November 11, 2015 Time: 3:00 pm and 6:30 pm Theme: Book Signing and Adventure Cooks Cookbook Club…. Hosts: Laurie Bakke and Chrissy Filka Ally’s Website: allyskitchen.com Ally’s Bio: http://allyskitchen.com/for-the-media/   Where:  Sage Gourmet Kitchen and Wine Boutique 416 N. Main Street Hendersonville, NC  28792    Sage Gourmet will host the fun and famous Ally Phillips from Ally’s Kitchen ~ Bohemian Bold website.  She...

Martha Stewart American Made Nominee – 2014

Martha Stewart – American Made 2014 – Nominee Badge I am late getting this exciting new to my website, but better late than never….right!! Laurie Bakke’s Cookbook was a nominee for the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made!  It is such an honor, I am still just pinching myself.  Please click through and you will see my profile explaining the history of how this great cookbook came to life.  The photos below...

The Asheville Wine and Food Festival Grand Tasting – Saturday, August 24, 2013

Wine and Food Festival

I am participating in the 2013 Asheville Wine and Food Festival Grand Tasting!  I am so excited and really look forward to a great day celebrating the food and wine of Asheville and the Western North Carolina mountains.  I will be doing a cooking demo and highlighting recipes from my cookbook – Laurie Bakke’s Cookbook. I hope to see everyone there and please stop by and say hello!!  The information...