Suzi's Blog

Lemon Bellini

“I need you to make cocktails on Thursday. Sparkling cocktails,” Suzen told me last week. “How many people?” “32.” “Oh, time for punch.” I gave my natural reaction. I was not making cocktails for 32 people. “No, individual cocktails. I suggest you do research.” Apparently I was. And so I have. For that many people,…

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Lemonade Syrup from Lori Longbotham

    Luscious Lemon Desserts by Lori Longbotham is filled with lemon ideas, some familiar and some with a twist. Here’s her idea for “staging ahead” to make lemonade: make a lemon juice syrup that can be stored for up to three weeks. When you want to drink, all you do is mix the syrup…

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Lemon Butter Syrup from Rose’s Heavenly Cakes

  Suzen and I listen to satellite radio in our car. Channels 4 through 9 are for songs from the 1940’s through the 1990’s. We are considering canceling our subscription because of the sloppy work on the service. They keep playing songs that are almost brand new, and then they have the gall to claim…

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Greek Lemon Potatoes

  Last weekend Suzen and I had an official “urban weekend.” Rather than go upstate, we decided to enjoy the city. Saturday was a bike ride up the West Side from Tribeca to the George Washington Bridge. Well, we did stop at 97th Street with a flat. You should know that on 96th Street, just…

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