Suzi's Blog

Easter Dinner Ideas [Or Other Spring and Summer Feasts]

  Yes, I know, Easter was last Sunday. But there will be an Easter again, short of a meteor strike. And there are other times during the spring and summer that you may be celebrating. Here is the menu we had on Sunday. The next few days will see a post with each recipe. Suzen…

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All-Purpose Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

Marie Simmons is a friend  and very trusted author. Trusted? Take any recipe, from any of her 20+ cookbooks, and you just have to follow the simple, totally clear directions. Your results will be, well not just results, but a culinary accomplishment that will truly please you. Marie’s latest venture is Taste of Honey. Here’s…

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Tomato Crostata with Honey-Thyme Glaze from Melissa Clark

  A couple of weeks ago the Wednesday food section of The New York Times featured a photograph so big you’d have to be 20/500 not to have seen it. A tart, no a crostata with tomatoes and a shimmering honey-thyme glaze. Who would conceive of such a thing? Why Melissa Clark, of course. Suzen…

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Honey Custard and Berry Dessert

  Earlier this year I posted a delectable recipe from Vintage Cakes. The Blitz Torte featured two layers of cake with honey custard in between, and, in our modification, on top. Add berries and this torte is truly, dramatically wonderful But, it does not stop there. The honey custard is idyllic by itself. Keep the…

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