Suzi's Blog

Vanilla Julep from Infused by Susan Elia MacNeal

Ah, the photo grabs you, doesn’t it? The photos in Infused were taken by Leigh Beisch and reflect great skill. The hardest things to photograph, besides kids, are liquids: cocktails and soups. The photos in Infused will entice you. And then there are the recipes. We always speak about mint juleps because the two words…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Infused by Susan Elia MacNeal

I’m not sure how to feel about this. Angry, dismayed, or simply confused. I’m not angry about this lovely book. I’m angry that I remember just yesterday buying it brand new and loving it, and now I look and “yesterday” was 2006. Where did all the years go? And why haven’t I used this book…

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Cookbook Review: The Islands of Greece by Rebecca Seal

Greece is a nation that has been in the news so much lately. Sadly, it’s now newsworthy for the financial crisis which is swamping this small country: 10 million people and 51 thousand square miles, a little larger than Pennsylvania. That land area includes thousands and thousands of islands in the Mediterranean and Aegean seas.…

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Where Is the Green Gazpacho?

Oh, dear, oh, dear. Today I was supposed to blog this green gazpacho today and I messed up my WordPress calendar. So, instead I did post the Chili-Rubbed Brisket tacos earlier this morning. They are wonderful. What would go fantastically well with them? This Green Gazpacho. I'm writing the post now. It will appear tomorrow.  Without fail.…

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