Suzi's Blog

Chocolate Coffee Float: Dessert with the Jenn-Air Built-In Coffee System

    There are over 30 coffee places within one mile of where I live in Manhattan. The best one? In my kitchen. My own kitchen! When we upgraded our kitchen last year, Suzi and I were delighted to work with Jenn‑Air to create a showroom kitchen featuring the outstanding line of Jenn‑Air appliances. We…

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Spinach Rice from Ikaria by Diane Kochilas

Ikaria is the tribute by Diane Kochilas to the native island of her family. Sunny, dry, even dessert-like, Ikaria is a land that requires hard work and careful management of daily resources. The recipes here could stand as the core for a Mediterranean diet: “simple” food that is actually sophisticated reflecting centuries of refinement in…

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Lemon-Lime Icebox Bars from The Sprinkles Baking Book

  Too often we knock off cookies as quickly as possible. A pan of brownies. A tray of dollops of chocolate chip batter. Fast and furious. I know: a cookie pang requires speed. Cookies can, and sometimes should, be made differently, with a more subtle attitude. Think of them as works of art, destined to…

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Matambe from 100 Ways with Eggs by Ryland Peters & Small

What is Argentinian food? Beef, you thought beef, right? And right you are. Beef is central to the, but beef never becomes boring in Argentina. There is more than meets the grill. Argentina has a complex social mix of immigrants. In many ways, it could be described as Mediterranean country with a large influx for…

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