Suzi's Blog

Thanksgiving Idea: Cranberry Walnut Crumb Cakes

I don’t mean to bait and switch, but I have this lovely photograph of fresh cranberries, the treats we see now in our fall markets. Cranberries are the iconic fall ingredient. Ingredient, for you cannot eat these critters on their own. Cranberries need to be part of something, and this something is quite a treat.…

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Corn and Jalapeno Jam Muffins from Texas Home Cooking

What was your first “surprise” food? If you are like me, it was a Hostess cupcake: chocolate frosting with a vanilla swirl on top over chocolate cake with that gooey white filling. I admit that after the first 100 or so, I stopped being surprised but I was always pleased. I still am. Here’s a…

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English Muffins from Tartine Bread

Everybody tells stories. They exaggerate. They may lie. It’s all part of life. When your spouse does, then you have to consider what to do. You can nod yes and let her think you believe her. You can make a face, but not say “no” to her, letting the face alone enough convey the message…

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Date Walnut Muffins

Lucinda Scala Quinn has writing Mad Hungry and Mad Hungry Cravings. These are success and survival manuals she wrote for moms like her, moms with a perpetually hungry husband and one or more tall and getting taller sons. Like their father, her three sons are often hungry, too, and Lucinda believes — well, knows —…

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