Suzi's Blog

Watermelon Lime Agua Fresca and Cocktail from Rick Bayless

Mexican food maven, Rick Bayless, has a wonderful new book. Frontera: Margaritas, Guacamoles and Snacks offers sensational ideas from his famed Frontera Grill restaurant. Here’s a beverage idea, a duo idea, that is not a margarita but does employ the ever-versatile tequila. It’s a sweet agua fresca that can be converted into a delightful cocktail.…

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Mexican Limeade

I do love my lemonade but this Mexican Limeade has won my taste buds. It’s spectacularly easy to do, uses very little sugar and produces a beautiful lime colored cooler you can use anytime. Racking those fall leaves? Have an afternoon sweat planting bulbs? Here’s your solution. To make this limeade, you just put water,…

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Fruit Tree Daquiri

Alright, it’s a bad picture. I understand that but I have a very, totally, perfectly legitimate reason. I made this drink and just took a little sip to make sure it was blogable. Well, it’s very blogable, so I took another sip and then a deep sip and then some more. And then I realized…

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Cornmeal-Lime Cookies from Flour

This blog will be short because Suzen and I are off to a dinner party. Our responsibility: dessert. Our solution: wonderful, wonderful cookies from Flour by Joanne Chang. Joanne has a degree in applied mathematics and string of bakeries in Boston. She’s an most accomplished chef and I’ll write more about her and this fabulous…

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