July 20, 2017

From the Publisher’s Desk — April/May 2017

Spring arrived extra early this year. Many of us had flowers blooming in February. Those of you who are gardeners have surely spent many hours in your garden already. You will love the she-sheds featured in this issue, some of which are dedicated to gardening. The others are art studios. All of them are fabulous Read More

Bio — Estella Tullgren

Born into a family with two varied cultures was the perfect backdrop for Estella Tullgren to become a foodie. Her mother, from Schweinfurt, Germany, and her father, born in the Rio Grand Valley in Donna, Texas, created endless dishes with incredible sauces, delectable pastries, and spicy flavors.      

Bella’s Table — April/May 2016

By Estella Tullgren The holiday celebrations coming up over the next few months are good reasons to gather family and friends—perfect occasions to cook together and try new recipes. This version of Sweet and Sour Chicken is so good. I sometimes double the sauce so I can set some aside to drizzle over each serving. Read More

5 Marvelous! Women and their influence on Marvelous!

By Deb Peterson • Photos by Amanda Herd When I started Marvelous! five years ago, I took a giant leap into the unknown, accepting all the risk that went with such a leap, in an effort to create the life I wanted. It was scary, to be sure, and I sometimes still worry about the Read More

Bella’s Table — December 2015/January 2016

By Estella Tullgren • Photographs by Deb Peterson One of my joys in coming to work on Mondays is being able to talk with one of my favorite foodies—Joan Michalek. She is always trying new recipes and, of course, willing to share them with me. If I’m lucky a sample accompanies some of these new-found Read More

Bella’s Table — August/September 2015

By Estella Tullgren Photographs by Deb Peterson This issue has recipes for an entire meal. I was craving summer veggies with a delicious chicken dish. Try all of these together—you’ll love the flavors. Enjoy! Chicken with Marsala Sauce Serves 2 This chicken dish has a delicious flavor—the sweet Marsala wine is terrific. Many times when Read More

Bella’s Table — June/July 2015

By now, I’m sure you have fired up the grills and feasted on wonderful garden produce. In this issue, I am including some recipes that make great dishes for outdoor dining. Last month I visited family in Norfolk, Virginia and came away with some of these fabulous recipes.    By Estella Tullgren Frozen Cranberry Margaritos Read More

Bella’s Table — April/May 2015

  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

    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