Suzi's Blog

Apple Fool

    A fool is an English fruit dessert, typically berries in sweet custard [is there any other?]. Levi Roots in his new book Sweets offers a fall fool with a very different aspect. The berries are gone. The apples are in. Along with maple syrup. Levi lives in Britain and grew up in Jamaica.…

Read More »

A Visual Guide to Apples

There you are, standing in front of a row of a dozen kinds of apples. At your supermarket or at a farm stand. And then it happens. Your mind goes blank. You can read the labels, but what do they mean? That McIntosh looks good, prettier than a computer, but what do you do with…

Read More »

Jalapeno and Apple Pie

The calendar says that fall is two weeks away. The abundance in our farmers markets says that fall is here. All those apples. All those potential pies. I blogged this pie two years ago. I’m doing it again. We went to a party this weekend where our gracious hostess invited people to bring dessert, specifically…

Read More »

Tiny’s Smoothies from Pike Place Market

Seattle is famous for many things but food wise the top spot has to be Pike Place Market. This is the oldest continually operated farmers market in the country, starting in 1907. There is a three story neon sign that says Public Market Center, and for locals the official name for a while was Pike…

Read More »