Suzi's Blog

Blitz Torte with Honey Custard

When Suzen and I lie in bed, we have discussions. Like, what are making for dessert to take to our friends’ dinner party the next night. Thanks to Vintage Cakes by Julie Richardson this discussion was lengthy and productive. In tomorrow’s post, I’m going to review Vintage Cakes in detail to give you and overview…

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Honey Butter

  It always helps to begin with the beginning. I’m pretty sure that is a bee in the picture. I got close, but I did not want to get that close. Bees, of course, are endangered. Suzen and I attended a seminar so we could have our own hive. The problem with doing that is…

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One-Pot Honey-Oatmeal Cookies

    The introduction to Simply Sensational Cookies by Nancy Baggett has three subpoints: ·         Times change. ·         People change. ·         Cookies do, too. This is not just another cookie book. This is a very wonderful, refreshing, and important book. It’s about more than mere change. This book revolutionizes cookies. And in the course of…

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Orange Honey Syrup for Cornbread

A few days ago, I posted a recipe for chipotle cornbread to use in stuffing. Cornbread recipes came, literally, in all flavors. And all cultures have adopted cornbreads. In Greece, they make cornbreads called bobota. The Greeks thankfully  bear us gifts. Cornbread can be dry. You’ve surely had some that seem to be as delicate…

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