March 27, 2015

Bella’s Table — April/May 2015

Estella with her Fresh Strawberry Pie.

  By Estella Tullgren Soon it will be time for several celebrations — Easter, graduations, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and Memorial Day. This is the perfect time to start grilling. In this issue, there are two pasta dishes that make a perfect side dish. The fresh strawberry pie is a great dessert anytime. And aren’t Read More

Publisher’s Desk — April/May 2015

  Our April/May issue is all about home and garden, and you will love our peek inside Roxanne Hoover’s marvelous closet. You can thank our own Estella Tullgren of Bella’s Table for the story. She has wanted me to write about it since she got her first look at what we would call a girl Read More

Bella’s Table — February/March 2015

More delights from Bella's Table, including the just-from-the-oven Warm and Spicy Spinach Dip!

    By Estella Tullgren While reading through my recipe notebooks, I came across a few recipes I think you need to have. These are some of my favorites that I use repeatedly. The weather might still be a bit on the chilly side, so try one of these recipes, gather your family and friends Read More

Bella’s Table — December 2014/January 2015

Bella with her curry soup, Milligatawny.

By Estella Tullgren Merry Christmas to all Marvelous! readers. To all of you who follow Bella’s Table, thank you for your continued support and kind words. I wish all of you a Merry Christmas and very Happy New Year. Here are a few appetizer recipes I think your holiday guests will enjoy. If curry powder Read More

Bella’s Table — October/November 2014

Bella with Poppy Seed Cake

By Estella Tullgren With this issue, thoughts are turning to cooler weather, tailgating, and the start of the holidays. I am including a cake recipe that is perfect for brunches or afternoon coffees. It would make a perfect holiday gift for your neighbors, too! Hope you will prepare the tomato sauce—it is very light and Read More

Bella’s Table — August/September 2014


By Estella Tullgren | Photographed by Estella Tullgren and Lori Walker Our family usually gathers in Northwest Arkansas to celebrate family occasions. Last month we had brunch at The Blue Monkey in Springdale and I encountered one of my new most-favorite restaurant dishes. As soon as I returned home, I got online to see if Read More

Bella’s Table — February/March 2014

Bella making Atomic Salad.

My recipes in this issue are a hodgepodge collection. Once I started looking for recipes for this issue, I realized there were a few I wanted to give you because they were some of my favorites and you need them! Give the soup a try and add other vegetables to your liking—a Minestrone soup can Read More

Bella’s Table — October/November 2013


By Estella Tullgren | Photographed by Deb Peterson As I promised in the last issue, I’m sharing a peach recipe that you are going to love…especially if you like peaches as much as I do. I hope you will try the Peach Bread Pudding with Amaretto Sauce. This may be that in-between time where you Read More

Bella’s Table — December 2013/January 2014

Estella with her oven fried chicken

By Estella Tungren | Photography by Deb Peterson The holiday season is upon us and I would like to wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. It is that time of year when we make an extra effort to make mealtimes special and festive. I am sharing three recipes that Read More

Bella’s Table — August/September 2013

Estella Tullgren

By Estella Tullgren FISH TACOS WITH SPICY SAUCE AND MANGO SALSA Serves 8 I’ll never understand why I did not try fish tacos earlier than three years ago. Now I am on a quest to find the best fish tacos anywhere and everywhere—I can’t resist trying them if they are on the menu. We tried Read More