Suzi's Blog

Super Bowl Preparation: Brian’s New Mango Salsa

  It’s the Monday before the Sunday where the world, or least the American part of it, ends. Temporarily. Sunday is the Super Bowl and the biggest day of the year for finger food. Billion of chips, millions upon millions of chicken wings, tanker truck loads of chili — all that and more will be…

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Banana Cookies Pure and Simple

No, that is not the prow of a Viking ship. Or the head of some new species of featherless bird. It’s a banana. Not quite ripe. When it does ripen, what do you do. You know, that bunch of bananas you bought will all ripen at the same time, not one a day. So all…

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Brian’s Banana Sauce for Cake, Ice Cream or Midnight Refrigerator Runs

The secret to a long marriage is to avoid confrontation. That takes time. And in the course of that time, the marriage can be strained or flail or fail. I’m in the safe zone with Suzen. At least five days a week. She is very sensitive to her cooking. It’s almost, always good to great.…

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Chef Daniel O’Rourke’s 45 Minute Strawberry Banana Smoothie

  My twin grandsons are mirror twins. That’s like being a SUPERTWIN. They look alike, but they “mirror” certain things. One is right handed, and his mirror brother is left-handed. One is artsy, and one is analytical. One is destined to be a chef and the other will be his lawyer. That’s Chef Daniel in…

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