Suzi's Blog

Brian’s Cherry and Bourbon Celebration

  Bitters by Brad Thomas Parsons is filled lore, facts, and recipes. You’ve seen bitters in stores but now there literally is a blizzard of different bitters flavors out there for you to try. Bitters the book has ideas for using and making bitters, and other things too. Like cherry syrup. I blogged a couple…

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Homemade Cherry Syrup

That is cherry wood in the background. From a 12-foot cherry dining room table that Suzen fell in love with. And around which we built our house in the Catskills. I know that sounds a little backwards — a house for table, and for the dining room she craved. But that is what Suzi wanted.…

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Cosecha Sangria

Warm weekend meals beg for a refreshing beverage. In hot, and humid weather, a heavy meal is not a comfort. Brian and I prefer tapas, little plates of ideal taste. And to wash it all down, a great sangria. I’ve already posted a Summer Melon Sangria but this Cosecha Sangria is more traditional and quite…

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