Category Archives: Laurie Lufkin Cooking

Today’s Rockport Harvestfest Schedule

EVENT Make Your Own Instrument! DESCRIPTION Family Activities TIME & LOCATION 10am to 12pm at the Old Firehouse Trust MORE DETAILS Sponsored by Rockport Music Dog Parade! Family Activities 11:30 in Harvey Park with prizes awared following the parade Dog … Continue reading

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HarvestFest is TODAY!!!: Cooking Demos, Live Music, Local Food & Contra Dancing!!!

Don’t miss Rockport’s HarvestFest THIS Saturday, October 19th from 10am to 6pm. The fun includes dancing and a bit of Ipswich Ale, among other delights. This post would be a million words long (really!) if I included everything going on, … Continue reading

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Because Wedding Season is fast approaching………..another clever idea from my friend Beth!

I know this story isn’t really Cape Ann oriented, but since lots of you will either be hosting or attending a wedding shower sometime this Spring/Summer, I thought this was a really clever idea. This project comes from my friend … Continue reading

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Making Baked Stuffed Clams with Clark Dexter…YUM!

Here it is, friends! A new episode of Inspired Cooking airs on Cape Ann TV tonight at 8:30 and the show features one of my favorite guests the talented Clark Dexter!  Clark is a legend in the restaurant industry around … Continue reading

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Lily’s Springtime Shortbread Cookies video from how2heroes!

Here’s the link to Lily’s awesome and easy Springtime shortbread cookies video that she did with how2heros last week.  They came to our house and shot her cooking in my Mom’s kitchen and she had a ball.  Because I don’t … Continue reading

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Recipes from Saturdays Home and Business Expo from Lily and Laurie

Good afternoon friends! Thank you all so much for coming out to see our food demos at the Expo on Saturday.  It meant a lot to have you there and I am so glad that both Lily and I made … Continue reading

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Episode #4 of the Gourmoo Cook Off–the Dessert Round–and a giveaway!

Hi Friends: Here is the second to last episode of the Gourmoo Cookoff, the dessert round.  Check out the episode, our dessert creations and then after watching, let me know what you might have made with the delicious lactose free … Continue reading

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Episode #3 of the Gourmoo Cook Off………the Entree Round

Hi friends.  Here’s episode three of the Gourmoo cook off that I participated in last December.  As you will see the competition was tough but I was proud of my dish, even though I did under cook the beautiful fish … Continue reading

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Round one of the Gourmoo Cook Off–check it out!

Hi Friends! No, I didn’t get stuck head first in a snow bank or lost in a blizzard…..these last few months have been chaotic and wonderful at the same time and it is time to finally come up for air……….and … Continue reading

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Laurie Lufkin $10,000 Pumpkin Cake Video At The Gloucester Daily Times

According to Laurie Lufkin the secret to this prize winning recipe is the caramel sauce. The official name of the recipe is New England Buttermilk Pumpkin Cakes with Sour Cream Apple Caramel and Dried Cranberries. She created this dessert for … Continue reading

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A pot of corn chowder for Lily

As it often happens, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season ends with my girl sniffling and blowing her nose, wrapped on the couch in quilts and this year was no exception.  When I asked her what she would … Continue reading

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Laurie Lufkin On TV Diner Video

(TV Diner) – Thanks to the 2nd Annual Hood New England Dairy Cook-Off and Hood Sour Cream, Laurie Lufkin from Essex, Massachusetts is $10,000 richer! For a complete list of delicious recipes, just to go http://www.hoodcookoff.com. Here is Laurie’s Winning … Continue reading

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Making Salmon and Dilled Potato Pie with Jerry from Cape Ann Pies–YUM!

Hi Everyone–I’m back after a whirlwind couple of weeks–cookoff madness but more on that later. I went to the world headquarters of Cape Ann Pies on Rockport last week to visit with all around nice guy and amazing baker/cook Jerry … Continue reading

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Seafood Throwdown at the Rockport Harvest Festival

When Heather Atwood from Food for Thought and the Gloucester Daily Times called me early in the week and told me that they were looking for a competitor for the Seafood Throw down because one of the hotel chefs was … Continue reading

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Food Feuds In Essex–the Great Fried Clam Battle Airs Tonight–It’s CLAMTASTIC!

“Iron Chef, Michael Symon dives into this seafood battle head first. In Essex Massachusetts (http://visitessexma.com/) it’s all about fried clams but Woodman’s and JT Farnhams make them better than anyone else. Michael Symon jumps in their kitchens, talks to foodies … Continue reading

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Here’s a blue ribbon winner from the Fair….Sweet Sesame Crusted Shrimp with Asian Ginger Garlic Sauce

You know I love the Fair.  Lil and I spend a ton of time there during the 11 days volunteering, seeing friends, eating and having fun competing in the food contests in Coolidge Hall.  We both were very lucky this … Continue reading

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Multi Marx Mushroom Mac & Cheese–Delicious, Comforting and yes, good for you!

Once in a while an offer comes along that is too good to refuse. I have lots of foodie friends who keep me connected when there are contests and giveaways to enter, especially when there is free food involved. To … Continue reading

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Me? Bake A Yeast Bread?

I have always been one of those people who thought that baking a yeast bread was very difficult–yeast was some sort of mysterious creature and that terrible things would happen if I didn’t do everything just exactly right. Well, that … Continue reading

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So Far at the Fair…..with pictures & recipes!

I could not be more proud!  Not only has my girl Lil been on national TV (The Nate Berkus Show) and featured in a national magazine (Kiwi Magazine) but now she is bringing home the ribbons at the Topsfield Fair! … Continue reading

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Salty Dog Day at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum by Lily

Hi!  My name is Lily and I want to tell you about Salty Dog Days at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum on Saturday. I went to the event because my Nana was a judge in the Dog Costume Parade Contest and … Continue reading

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My visit to the Steve Connolly Seafood kitchens in Boston.

Let me tell you, I am one lucky girl.  I get to do fun things and cook with great people and chefs that not everyone gets to do–and believe me, I appreciate the opportunities! A little while back, I got … Continue reading

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Another Saucy Mama party pizza recipe and a giveaway–and I know that everyone likes a giveaway!

Here’s the second recipe using some terrific products from Barhyte “Saucy Mama.”   I created this recipe as part of a food blogger recipe contest.  I needed to make a recipe that was a crowd pleaser, easy to make and delicious … Continue reading

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Here’s a fun new party pizza recipe

Last night I was given the task of coming up with a recipe for a product that was sent to me in the mail.  This is a fairly new company and they asked me to try their product and come … Continue reading

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Hearty and Healthy Back to School Soup Recipe and a few Celebrate Gloucester photos with Lily

Happy Back to school everyone!  What a terrific summer it has been–and hurricane Earl?  What hurricane?  Anyway……. I have a contest entry in the Le Creuset True Memories contest and need your support–the link to the entry is below.  I … Continue reading

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Yep, I’m still alive and doing lots of fun cooking stuff…….

And it rained and it rained….for the Beringer Wines Great Steak Challenge in Newport, RI on Sunday, August 19th. But we didn’t let a little rain dampen our fun or competitive spirit–it was great! The cook off was held during … Continue reading

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