Suzi's Blog

Wonderful Food at the Portland Saturday Farmers Market

  Suzen and I are in Portland, Oregon visiting relatives. We met with an old friend, Delores Custer, author of the fabled Food Styling book. Delores took us on a grand tour of the Saturday farmers market in the South Park Blocks of downtown Portland. Now, I do have a picture of Suzen and Delores…

Read More »

Farmers Market Events at Cooking by the Book

Fall is the great season for food. Of the four seasons, my favorite is fall. True, I miss the warmth of summer, and I hate how each day is shorter. Spring mornings are warm but these fall mornings can only be called crisp. But, thank God, there isn’t the three feet of snow we’ll see…

Read More »

Yes, We Do [Eat What We Blog]

A very close friend asked me this weekend, “Do you actually ever eat those blogs you post?” “Yes,” I smiled. What a pleasure to be 110% truthful. “We eat what we blog. We really do.” Tonight, Sunday, we wanted something healthy and light. This blog will not endear me to the American Beef Council. We…

Read More »

Fresh from the Farm: Great Local Foods from New York State

Yesterday I blogged about Sunday in Lower Manhattan at the New Amsterdam Farmers’ Market. That’s a journey by foot over paving stone streets in very, very lower Manhattan. No car required. Maybe a cab to take you home with everything you buy — that’s what Brian and I needed. What if it’s another day? What…

Read More »