Suzi's Blog

Cookbook Review: On Skyhorse Publishing

Charles Dickens once wrote, “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” If you love books and check the news about publishing, that quote can often come to mind. We hear about the imminent death of the printed book. Yet, Amazon is manufacturing a drone fleet to delivery books to our…

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Cooking Corn in the Microwave

Here's a reminder from a past post here, a fast, easy way to cook corn and deal with all that mess from husking and watching the corn silk float about the room. You find silk strands in your kitchen for days, don't you? Or, if you shuck outside, you walk back into the house trailing…

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Roakes Hot Dog Alert

  Last week Suzen and I were visiting my daughter Kelly in Seattle. We took a day trip to Portland to, ostensibly, visit my mother, but I will admit to an additional motive: it’s been four years since I had my last Roakes hot dog. For those of you who don’t know, there has been…

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In Flight from Seattle

Today’s post is a travel update. Suzen and I have been visiting my daughter Kelly in Seattle. We’ve had a week of travel, tasting, and cooking. We’ve some lovely new recipes I will post this week, and deeper perspective on the American food scene. If you are worried about the quality of American food, or…

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