Katie Lew

Katie Lew

Katie Lew is a native Springsian and mother of two who enjoys cooking up recipes using fresh ingredients and a pinch of homemade love. She will be one of COCO’s food writers and working closely with the farms in our region to create delicious recipes for our readership. "I truly believe food has the power to bring people together. A shared meal can create an immediate sense of community and connection, whether it's between family, friends, or even strangers." Make sure to check out her website (www.cookitfresh.com).

Recipe: Gougères

Gougères Words by: Hilary McCandless-Beard Yield: 20–24 pieces Time: 45 minutes–1 hour   4 Tablespoons unsalted butter ½ cup whole milk ½ cup water ¾ cup all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon white pepper ⅛ teaspoon granulated sugar 3–4 large eggs 1 cup loosely packed, grated, aged gouda cheese   Preheat oven to 400°F. […]

Recipe: Homemade Hot Fudge

Homemade Hot Fudge Makes about 1 ½ cups Time: 5 minutes   Ingredients: 1 cup finely chopped semi-sweet chocolate or mini chocolate chips ½ cup heavy whipping cream   Method: Place the chocolate in a medium-sized, heat-proof mixing bowl. In a small saucepan, heat the cream over medium-low heat until it just begins to steam; […]