Article Stephanie Hower | Photography Trevan Hiersche "Harper & Madison delights in making and serving European-style desserts. We use real butter, cream, fine chocolate and the best quality ingredients that we can find. We work with our hands and our hearts to create exceptional food." —Joanie Swords, owner and founder of Harper & Madison. Puff Pastry
Chef Christine Burley joined the staff of Caramel Cookie Waffles as their pastry chef in late 2017. This recipe, a collaboration between Christine and the restaurant’s head chef, Richard Boggs, combines traditionally sweet ingredients with locally sourced lamb.
The face of two busy Billings restaurants, chef Jeremy Engebretson is a cornerstone of the local food scene. Engebretson, chef and owner of Montana Avenue's Lilac, can also be found serving as executive chef-in-residence of the Petroleum Club. It’s not surprising that he’s a pretty busy man.
A traditional Dutch spice cookie, Speculass has long been a Christmas time staple at Billings bakery Caramel Cookie Waffles. Typically made in molds, these cookies can also be rolled and cut much like gingerbread.
When she won the title of Miss Montana in 2007, Kristen Yeley’s talent was dancing. But, the Billings mom of two is also known for her cooking skills—which she’s already passing on to her boys: Griffin, 2, and Quin, 5. They forget all about their toys when it’s time to help mom measure and mix the ingredients for these two Thanksgiving…
If you thought coffee was just a morning pick-me-up, get ready to expand your culinary knowledge and treat your taste buds to a world of flavors. We are far beyond the days when regular or decaf were your only options. Joel Gargaro, owner/roaster and self-proclaimed coffee geek at Rock Creek Coffee Roasters, believes “Coffee pairing is a lot like wine…
Ready to expand your child's lunches beyond the standard PB&J? We have some simple, tasty alternatives to sandwich-centered lunch boxes. These items are easy to have on hand, yet offer variety for schooltime meals. Healthy, balanced and quick—a recipe every parent can follow.
Bring peanuts, sugar, salt and water to a boil and boil until liquid is completely absorbed (25-30 mins). Spread nuts on lightly-greased pan, sprinkle with salt and bake 20 minutes. Remove, stir and bake 20 minutes more.