Suzi's Blog

TBT Recipe: Gorgonzola Wings — Quick, Sticky and Yummy

Here's are recipe from a couple of years ago that I return to often, Especially when I am short on time. Why? Read on. Two hours. Four. Overnight. When you have some wings, and you want to eat them NOW, it’s not nice to keep finding recipes that call for hours of marinating before you…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Little Meals by Rozanne Gold

“Did you buy Drambuie?” Suzen asked me. She sounded puzzled. “Yeah, when I made the tequila run for you,” I admitted. Sometimes an event at Cooking by the Book involves last minute shopping and, when I hit the liquor store, I have been known to buy an occasional “extra” item. I hadn’t had Drambuie in…

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Cookbook Review: The Cardamom Trail by Chetna Makan

Sometimes you can tell a book by its cover. This cover is a signature cake: Pistachio, Cardamom and White Chocolate Cake. The choice of cover shot here could not have been easy. Open the book, flip the pages, and photo after photo stuns you. This is book of visual design for desserts, along of course…

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Brian’s Jalapeno and Cilantro Margartia

There is an upscale burger chain called Hopdoddy that began in Austin and now has over a dozen locations in Texas, Colorado, Arizona and California. If you find yourself near one, treat yourself and go. It’s fun. At the main Austin location, you’ll stand in line for almost an hour, just to get in the front…

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