Suzi's Blog

Brian’s Frozen Peach and Mango Margarita

“Just so you know, I have ripe peaches. They have to be used.” It was Suzi giving me a heads up on Sunday morning. “We’ll drink them,” I said. “Peach margaritas?” “Perfect.” She sat back in her chair already relaxing. It’s always good to make your wife happy. It’s actually very important to make her…

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Hill Country Peach Fuzzies with Amendments

When I saw this recipe in Texas Home Cooking by the Jamisons, I knew I would make it. And the next day, I did. Texas Home Cooking from 1993 is venerable and perpetually wonderful. You can find a review right here! Suzen and I have driven in Texas Hill Country outside Austin and on a…

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Pure Peach Frozen Daiquiri

Peach flavor is actually complicated. It can be very intense and yet there is an underlying subtlety that must be protected. Take the recipes for peach daiquiri. My recipe below uses peaches and just peaches. But other recipes call for peach liqueur, alone or in team with real peaches, and that can trigger disaster. Peach…

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Grilled Peach Slaw with Pecans

Cole slaw comes in a zillion forms, most of them bad, or not terribly healthy. Or both. I sometimes am tempted by the heaping mounds of glimmering slaw in the counter at a market, I take a plastic carton home, I taste the slaw, and then in frustration I go to my pantry. My internal…

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