Suzi's Blog

Inventing Your Own Dips

  You’re about to make a dip. What are you going to use. Onion soup mix in sour cream? Please, take a moment. Look at the post “Not Your Mother’s Onion Dip from Diane Morgan” published on April 17, 2014. There the base is sour cream but also mayo with some vinegar on the side…

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Sour Cream and Creme Fraiche

  They are not the same. Yes, you can substitute one for the other, but you pay a price in culinary consequences. You can make faux crème fraîche, but it’s faux, and you really should journey to your store. The two graphics above provide some background. I’m sorry but I cannot find a “big” version…

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Creme Fraiche Scones from Sweet by Valerie Gordon

    I recently blogged Sweet by Valerie Gordon, describing the book as a “goldilocks” gift. That ideal baking book that is not too simple, not too complex, but is just right. Just right for you to succeed and create wonderful baked goods [and candy, too!]. Before we blog a book, Suzen and I do…

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Berry Crème Fraîche Cake from Emily Luchetti

  [To view this post in a pretty PDF format that is easily printed, please click on this the link below. I’m still working on the mechanics here. When you click on this link,  you’ll get a new window that says click on a link. You’ll then  have a  new min window with the ability…

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