Laurie Wolf's Recipes
Food lover, chef and cookbook writer Laurie Wolf shares simple recipes that reflect Portland’s phenomenal food culture. A tough job, but someone has to do it!
OPB | March 04, 2014 midnight
Vietnamese salad rolls are extremely satisfying and wonderfully healthy. They are a great meal to take to work or school, and they make a great party appetizer as well. Try your hand at salad rolls with this recipe from Lucy and April Eklund of Portland's Jade restaurant.
OPB | Feb. 11, 2014 midnight
From the decadence of stuffed figs to the just plain fun of marshmallow skewers, check out these simple and delicious recipes for Valentine's Day treats that will please just about any sweet tooth.
OPB | Dec. 30, 2013 midnight
After what is for many a couple of weeks of overindulgence, why not shift gears and start the first week of the new year with a once-a-day smoothie boost! Get seven great recipes using easy-to-find ingredients or use our handy chart to create your own.
OPB | Dec. 24, 2013 midnight
Whether you're playing host or you've been asked to bring a dish to share, try out some of these hors d'oeuvres at your next holiday fête. Get recipes for chickpea fritters, roasted potato nachos and more.
OPB | Dec. 20, 2013 midnight
Recipes from a half-dozen of Portland’s finest chefs demonstrate the myriad ways these miniature cabbages can anchor a tasty dish, with recipes that involve techniques ranging from frying to roasting to using the raw leaves, and in styles that include Southern and Asian cooking.
OPB | Nov. 20, 2013 midnight
Finding fresh ricotta in stores can be a challenge, but the cheese is surprisingly easy to make at home. See how, and try a few recipes that make good use of it.
OPB | Nov. 15, 2013 midnight
Using phyllo dough may seem daunting, but after the first few times, any chef can learn to cook with it. Give it a shot with this recipe for baklava.
OPB | Nov. 04, 2013 midnight
Fall's array of superb fruits and vegetables make it a great season for baking. Try recipes for acorn squash pudding cups, ricotta torte and a delicious pear and hazelnut crisp.
OPB | May 06, 2013 7:15 a.m.
Mirna Attar, chef and owner of the Lebanese restaurant Ya Hala, recently taught a cooking class featuring some of her favorite recipes. Find out how to make lamb kebobs, hummus, spinach pies and more at home.
OPB | Sept. 13, 2013 midnight
These simple recipes allow the flavor of the corn to shine through, and also work for corn that is already cooked. Try making corn pancakes, pudding, salad and more in your own kitchen.