Author: Laura Burrack

Buttermilk Biscuits

This is the winning biscuit recipe from a series of experiments I conducted to create a recipe that replicated my favorite biscuits from a trip to Atlanta. The recipe ingredients are simple, but together they make biscuit magic.

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Caramelized Onion White Bean Dip

This creamy white bean dip recipe is a delicious and healthy appetizer with a touch of sweetness from the caramelized onions that is perfect for serving with crackers or vegetables.

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Chicken, Potato and Chickpea Curry

This chicken curry recipe has my favorite elements of Indian takeout along with the benefits of home cooking and comfort food. This curry combines chicken, potatoes, and chickpeas in a sauce that balances the spiciness from the curry seasonings with the creaminess from the yogurt.

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Honey Almond Ice Cream

One of my favorite treats at the Minnesota State Fair is a honey and sunflower seed ice cream. It inspired this honey almond ice cream recipe that has the perfect combination of floral honey flavors and a touch of nuttiness.

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Potato Frittata

Frittata is a versatile dish that is perfect for any meal. This delicious potato frittata recipe combines the creaminess of mascarpone with cheddar cheese finished under the broiler for a nicely toasted top layer.

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Vanilla Bourbon Ice Cream

Combining vanilla and bourbon make an exceptional ice cream. This bourbon vanilla ice cream recipe is reminiscent of classic vanilla ice cream with just enough bourbon to make it stand out.

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Kimchi Fried Rice

This fried rice recipe uses kimchi and Gochujang to create a delicious twist on traditional fried rice recipes. Kimchi and Gochujang, which is a Korean chili paste, are both fermented and a bit spicy, so they bring depth and heat to this recipe.

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Lamb Ragu

This lamb ragù recipe is a twist on the original that has a touch of smoky flavor from the cumin and smoked paprika, freshness from mint, and a bit of creaminess from feta.

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Andouille Sausage, Pepper, and Potato Hash

This hash recipe combines crispy potatoes with slightly spicy sausage and a bit of sweetness from the well-caramelized onions and red peppers to balance everything out. The fried egg on top, especially with a creamy soft yolk, brings the flavors together.

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Orzo, Chickpea, and Tahini Salad

This Orzo, Chickpea, and Tahini Salad recipe combines crisp vegetables with a touch of heat from the harissa. The recipe makes a vegetarian dinner for one or two with a few leftovers.

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Sweet Corn and Bacon Pasta

This Sweet Corn and Bacon Pasta recipe is a great way to take advantage of the summer bounty. It is also delicious with frozen kernels if you need to infuse a bit of summer into the middle of winter.

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Cooking for You and Me

Cooking for You and Me is a series of recipes that can be made within 45 minutes of stepping into the kitchen and are designed to help people get into the routine of making dinner at home.

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