Suzi's Blog

Chocolate Whiskey Balls from No-Bake Cookies

My wife likes whiskey. I like chocolate. And this weekend was cold, so I was energy low. And it was filled with football, so I was busy. I wanted an easy dessert and I wanted to please Suzi. Here’s just solution form No-Bake Cookies by Camilla V. Saulsbury. I’m doing a TBT cookbook review of…

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Recipe Redux: Chocolate Fudge Brownies from Brownies Blondies and Other Traybakes from Ryland Peters & Small

        Last month I post this brownie using the third picture from the top here, the picture from the book. Well, I could not let that recipe go uneaten. So the top two pictures are mine. We made, we ate, we ate more, we photographed, we ate still more, and now I…

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Thyme-Baked Mushrooms & Cranberry Beans with Roast Garlic Crème Fraiche from Diana Henry’s Simple

  We have been raised to think our taste buds can sense four things: salty, sour, sweet and bitter. It’s pretty clear now that there is a fifth: umami. It’s that distinctive flavor you get from roasting meats or veggies. Like mushrooms. This recipe is from the wonderful playground Simple by Diana Henry. It’s full…

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  This is a long week sandwiched between holidays on the Sundays at either end. It’s a busy time and one where we want to share grand food with friends and families. We had this dish for Christmas Eve and I heartily recommend it for any day during the rest of this holiday period. Or…

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