Suzi's Blog

TBT Recipe: Potato, Bacon, Cheese, and Wine Casserole from French Comfort Food by Hillary Davis

  I first posted this last January. It was cold. It is cold again. Comfort food time. Big time. Enjoy. Author Hillary Davis of French Comfort Food has assembled just the grandest collection of comfort food ideas. This recipe, from the Haute-Savoie Region of the French Alps, is her proposal for wintery nights. I made…

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TBT Recipe: Joel Robuchon’s Mashed Potatoes

It's a week to Thanksgiving. I know, the turkey is important. And the pie. But, we all know the key to meal is the mashed potatoes. Here you go! To make life easy for you, here's a head start on the best mashed potatoes you could possibly have. Why not try them this week, just…

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Potato and Turnip Gratin from Cooking, Blokes & Artichokes by Brendan Collins

  In Cooking, Blokes & Artichokes: A Modern Man’s Kitchen Handbook chef, and now author, Brendan Collings provides guidance to all men. Including the kitchen-challenged. You don’t really need courage to cook, just a smile, a great guide, and perhaps a beer in hand. How many men, chefs exempted, have made a gratin? How many…

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Smoked Greek Garden Packets from Diane Kochilas

Diane Kochilas has written many award-winning cookbooks including Mediterranean Grilling in 2007. It’s a favorite book of ours because Suzi loves eggplant and the Grilled Eggplant Sandwich with Yogurt-Tahini-Chipotle Dressing is undeniably wonderful. The very next time we make it, I’ll take a photo and post it. But in the meantime … Me? I’ll eat…

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