Blog by Bonicelli

Welcome to my blog. Everyone has a relationship with food. This is to help make yours - a little bit better.

Buon Appetito!
Chef Laura Bonicelli

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Food + Film Party

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We are so proud to be participating in the Food + Film Party on April 6th. This is a part of the Minneapolis St. Paul Film Society’s International Film Fest.  The festival runs from April…
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Heavy Table Article

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An Interview with Laura Bonicelli of Bonicelli Fresh Meal Delivery Bonicelli Fresh Meal Delivery This post is sponsored by Bonicelli Fresh Meal Delivery and was written by Sarah Fisher. Even though we like good food, we don’t…
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Making Babyfood for Rex

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   And I thought baby food came from a jar!  Another food myth that I bought hook, line, and sinker  (fishing metaphor) in earlier years of my life.  Unfortunately, that was when I had my…
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Après Noël in Chicago

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I have always thought about taking off after the Christmas festivities have died down.  Well, this is the year!  My husband Mark and I enjoyed time with the families and created a few new traditions…
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Pizza Fritta

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This year, we are starting a new Christmas Eve tradition.  At the request of my son, we are doing “make your own” Pizza Fritta.  I am so excited about this! Everyone is a chef at…
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Cucumber Jalapeno and Strawberry Coconut Paletas

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Perfect Summer Treat: Cool, sweet, and and even spicy! Paletas (Mexican ice pops) are a show stopper! I like to make these in small pops (ice-cube tray sized). They are a perfect small treat! Keep…
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Buckwheat Almond Flour Pancakes with Berry Pecan Topping

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Make breakfast special: I am always trying to create recipes that take the wheat free crowd into account. The real goal is to have everyone love them – that’s the test and this recipe passes….
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Live at Mpls. Farmer’s Market

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On July 3rd I will be Cooking With Italian Style @ the Minneapolis Farmer’s Market. Please come! I start at 10:30 and will be using market ingredients and sharing food and my recipe. Thanks MFM!…
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Asparagus Bundles

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  Here in Minnesota, we are still emerging from the deprivation of winter. This year seemed like it was simply not going to end. Well, Spring and Summer are finally here! The farmer’s markets are…
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Star Thrower Lambing

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Many thanks to Star Thrower Farm for including me, my husband Mark (our photographer), and my staff and friends to take part in a weekend of lambing. I’m not sure exactly how many, but at…
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Squash pancakes with Apple Maple Syrup Sauce

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These pancakes are the culinary equivalent of “Fall” to me. I always pair them with my Apple Maple Syrup Sauce. It has a touch of brandy and Minnesota maple syrup, which is the best! The…
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Coconut Curry Soup with Chicken

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Coconut Curry Soup with Chicken is delicious!  Don’t let the number of ingredients scare you – it’s worth the work and goes together fairly quickly.   Print Coconut Curry Soup with Chicken Author: Laura Bonicelli Recipe…
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Wild Rice Stuffed Mushroom Caps

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Stuffed mushrooms make a great appetizer any time of year. In this recipe, the flavor of the wild rice (actually not a rice at all) and the chewiness of the short grain brown rice work…
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Broccoli Cauliflower Cheddar Soup

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Every cook needs several signature soups in their library. For fall and winter, this is one of my favorites. I keep frozen broccoli and cauliflower in my freezer just to be sure I can make…
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Oeufs en Cocotte

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This is more of a technique than a recipe. Oeufs en Cocotte was something I had in New York – years after my kids became adults. I stumbled across a Julie Child video and was…
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Poached Whole Salmon

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I  practiced on several smaller fish before I tackled (hee!) this 17 pound fish. One of the things I learned is that the larger the fish the less problem you have with bones because they…
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Making Mozzarella Part 2

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Enjoy the second video blog on how to make Mozzarella

Making Mozzarella Part 1

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Enjoy part one of a two part video blog on making homemade mozzarella. Print Making Mozzarella Part 1 Author: Laura Bonicelli Recipe type: Cheese Making Cuisine: Italian Prep time:  45 mins Cook time:  6 hours Total time:  6…
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Crepe Suzette

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A classic french dessert! Print Crepe Suzette Author: Laura Bonicelli Recipe type: Dessert Cuisine: French   Enjoy the classic French dessert recipe Ingredients ¼ Cup Superfine Sugar 1 Orange ¼ Pound Unsalted Butter (chilled and cut in pieces)…
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Brutti ma Buoni

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There are many versions of this cookie. This one is a nutty Meringue cookie. I make them with a lot of different combinations and kinds of nuts, such as hazelnuts, pistachios, almonds, pine nuts, and…
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