Suzi's Blog

Mismatched Socks, The Blues, and Photoshop

Well, you know, I did not want to be an obnoxious patient but by the time I got to his office, I was concerned. The problem was not going away. “I have the color thingy,” I said to my doctor. “I looked it up on Wikipedia. You didn’t tell me it might happen and …”…

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Fresh, Fresh Eggs

Looks good? It was. Actually, all three of them were. I had the egg on Sunday. On Saturday morning, it was inside the chicken. By late Saturday afternoon, it was in my refrigerator. According to NPR this week, unwashed eggs don’t have to be refrigerator. They come out of the chicken with a membrane over…

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The Whole Food Photography Policy

I live in Tribeca, a few blocks from a large Whole Foods. Suzen shops there for Cooking by the Book. We spend a LOT of money there to get the greatest ingredients. We appreciate the quality of the ingredients. The prices at Whole Foods have been the subject of many conversations. You’ve heard of Whole…

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This Is About Insurance, Not Food

I did not blog yesterday, for good reason. I was on a mission to clarify my health insurance and it took all day. Two months ago, Suzen got a letter here at Cooking by the Book from Blue Cross, the provider of health insurance for her and her employees. She opened the envelop with care…

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