Suzi's Blog

TBT Recipe: Smoked Ham, Leek, and Mushroom Pie

"You'll look like an idot," my wife said, "and you have a cold." I was headed to Starbuck for our morning fix. It's only a block away and I hate being over dressed. I miss summer with warm mornings. It's mid-Ocotober and the mornings here are definitely fall. The time has come for what we…

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Ham, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche from Home Baked Comfort by Kim Laidlaw

On the web this week there was an article about skiing in New England. Unlike earlier, warmer years there has been plenty of cold and snow this winter and now deep into spring. It’s May and people are still maneuvering down white mountain sides. That lingering winter weather also means that leek season is still upon…

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Easter Treat: Ham from Ann Nurse

I first posted this recipe in the fall of 2012. Nothing has changed. This is the best ham recipe. Ever. If you have not decided whether this Easter will be ham or lamb, I believe this recipe may decide it for you. This dish does make for a striking feast on Sunday. But during the rest…

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Brian’s Ham and Green Chili Empanada Filling

A miracle occurred. I can’t explain what happened except to use the “M” word. I have often said that I misplaced my copy of Empanadas, a slim book from 1984 that was my introduction to empanadas and had the most heavenly dough. The other day, without intent, I walked out of the kitchen and went…

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