Rosemary Mark

Rosemary Mark

Culinary consultant to food companies and commodities board for 20 years. As a culinary consultant to food companies and commodity boards for over 20 years, Rosemary’s approach to recipe development is ‘real-life recipes for regular cooks,’ following her 4-A’s: Appealing, Approachable, Accurate and Achievable for everyday cooking.

With attention to current trends and consumer appeal, her recipes are trendy, yet not too edgy. She strives for intriguing, without intimidating, and healthful when appropriate to the product or promotion. She loves the mission of creating an irresistible recipe to go with a product. One favorite and challenging project was recipes using Dreyer’s frozen fruit bars. What could be made with a fruit bar on a stick? She turned the bars into custom flavored beverages. A party fruit “bar” for guests to create their own flavors of mojitos, margaritas and mimosas.

Articles & Recipes by Rosemary Mark

  • MexicanChocolateBrownie-rev-2

    Mexican Spiced Chocolate Brownies


    These rich chocolate brownies spiked with smoky Ancho chile powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and cayenne add a spicy-sweet finish to a Mexican meal or Cinco de Mayo celebration. Continue reading

  • PB Brownies-rev-2

    Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies


    It’s easy to make these pretty brownies. Stir peanut butter into half the batter and melted chocolate into the other half, then swirl in the pan before baking – voila! Continue reading

  • Blondies-rev-2

    Tea Frosted Blondie Brownies


    Tea flavored butter frosting adds an elegant touch to traditional butterscotch brownies. Use your favorite Earl Grey or spiced Chai tea leaves to make a strong infusion for the frosting. Continue reading

  • Turkey Picadillo Tacos

    Turkey Picadillo Tacos


    A can of fire-roasted tomatoes transforms ground turkey into taco filling. Fire-roasted tomatoes vary in heat by the brand, try a few to pick your favorite. Raisins add sweet contrast to the heat. Continue reading

  • Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tart

    Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tart


    Sweet onions, tangy goat cheese and a light egg custard filling make an elegant tart perfect for a light lunch or appetizer. Serve warm or room temperature. Continue reading

  • Quick Chicken & White Beans Skillet Supper

    Quick Chicken & White Beans Skillet Supper


    White beans cook into a hearty-rich broth for this one-pan chicken and vegetables skillet meal. Serve with crusty bread and a salad. Continue reading

  • Spiced Pumpkin Raisin Bread

    Spiced Pumpkin Raisin Bread


    Flavors of cinnamon, clove and pumpkin make this classic sweet bread a quintessential fall treat. Continue reading

  • Best Basic Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Best Basic Chocolate Chip Cookies


    Use this recipe to develop your own signature cookie. The possibilities are endless! Continue reading

  • Quinoa and Oats Cherry Crisp

    Quinoa and Oats Cherry Crisp


    This gluten-free quinoa and oat flakes topping is perfect on any kind of fruit crisp. Cornflakes can substitute for quinoa flakes and make the topping extra crispy. Continue reading

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