Brian’s No-Bake Coffee Drops

Brian’s No-Bake Coffee Drops

    I’ve posted before a recipe called Nuni’s No-Bake Cookies. Stashed in the middle of Cookie Time by Marilyn Miller Wasbotten, this recipe was one I remembered from childhood. I had lost the recipe but not the memories. Once I had Cookie Time,...
Cheese and Leaves

Cheese and Leaves

Fall. And leaves. And cheese. If you go to http://www.vtcheese.com/cheesetrail.htm you will find yourself presented with this lovely map of artisanal cheesemaker around Vermont. And the rest of the page there will actually put cheesemaker names to those numbers! The...
Heirloom Tomato Jam with Lemon from Miriam Rubin

Heirloom Tomato Jam with Lemon from Miriam Rubin

I was in an upscale cheese store in Midtown. A great store we know well. A jar labeled “Tomato Jam” caught my eye. I knew that I could convince Suzen to take it home since it said “tomato” and the “jam” part would just slip past her. Particularly if I mumbled over the...
Cookbook Review: Tomatoes by Miriam Rubin

Cookbook Review: Tomatoes by Miriam Rubin

    Great things do come in small packages. Tomatoes, by Miriam Rubin, is a slim 131 pages. A thin book you can easily glide into your bookshelf. Except, it won’t be on your bookshelf. It will be out on your counter as you eagerly try its wonderful...
Suzen’s Quick Bourbon Punch

Suzen’s Quick Bourbon Punch

  Suzen was having an event for a culinary organization in our Tribeca space. For her corporate team building events, Suzen is in charge and everything goes very smoothly on schedule. When a culinary organization comes in, and takes over the kitchen, it’s a...