Donna Currie

Donna Currie was born in Chicago and now lives in Colorado where she blogs at Cookistry ( She enjoys all sorts of cooking and baking, and loves testing new cooking products, gadgets, and ingredients. Her first cookbook, Make Ahead Bread, will be published in November, 2014.

Articles & Recipes by Donna Currie

  • Bread Pudding Dressing

    Bread Pudding “Dressing”


    This bread pudding has the flavors of turkey stuffing, making it perfect for the holiday table or any time you’re serving poultry or craving stuffing. If you like, you can make this a vegetarian dish by substituting vegetable stock for the chicken stock. If your family has traditional add-ins to their stuffing, you can add them here. Or, throw tradition out the wind and add things that might never be in stuffing, like cooked carrots, frozen peas, or roasted red peppers. Or, top with shredded cheese that will melt on top. Continue reading

  • Apple Crumb Pie 2

    Apple Crumb Pie


    For this pie, you can use your own favorite crust recipe, or buy a ready-made flat sheet of crust. For the apples, look for baking apples, like Granny Smith, but it’s fine to use several varieties so you have a few different apple textures in one pie. Continue reading

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    Pork Shoulder Roast


    Recipe developed by food blogger, Donna Currie, of Cookistry

  • From-Scratch Sweet & Tangy Barbecue Sauce -

    From-Scratch Sweet & Tangy Barbecue Sauce


    The sauce takes quite a bit of time to cook and reduce, but this is something you want to do slowly. Don’t rush it … good things take time. The resulting sauce is rich, deep and luxurious, with sweet, tart, and savory all wrapped up into one bite. Continue reading

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  • Pasta Primavera

    Pasta Primavera


    The best thing about this pasta dish is that you can serve this warm, room temperature, or chilled. Serve it for dinner one night as a hot pasta dish, then chill and serve it as a chilled salad the next day. Continue reading

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