Suzi's Blog

Best Eggnog, Ever, Period

— This post is from the last three years, but I wanted to give new readers a chance for the experience of a lifetime. This perfect eggnog is exceptionally rich and satisfying. Try this once, and you'll never turn back to conventional recipes or that store-bought stuff again. Nothing can match the fresh decadence of…

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Cookbook Review: Healthy Latin Eating by Angie Martinez and Angelo Sosa

If you read this blog often, you know I write almost daily about a new cookbook. I leave it to you whether you will buy a particular book, of course, but sometimes I do suggest action. A book by Dorie Greenspan, for example, is destined to be a classic and it is very likely you’ll…

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Cardamom-Infused Apricot and Almond Chili Jam from Red Hot Chili Sauce Book by Dan May

For each of her corporate events — where teams come into our kitchen to cook together — Suzen loves for her guests to begin enjoying food from their first steps. So, as soon as the coats are off, guests are welcomed with appetizers. We serve a very, very wide range of appetizer dishes but one…

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Cookbook Review: Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts by Alice Medrich

  This is a lovely and important book from a dessert maven. And it is timely, for we have a plague upon on. I read a blog yesterday about the end of quality on the Food Channel: http://www.salon.com/2014/08/08/how_one_man_destroyed_the_food_network_guy_fieri_has_made_culinary_tv_into_a_viewers_hell/ The author decries the screaming antics of Guy Fieri pitching food that will kill you. And this…

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