Suzi's Blog

Baby Spinach Salad with Roasted Strawberries

Yes, that was Suzen earlier today on SiriusXM Channel 110. That’s the Martha Stewart Living channel. The 3PM cooking slot was being hosted by our good friend Michele Scicolone. Michele is famous for her extraordinary array of cookbooks. Mostly Italian, it’s true, but The French Slow Cooker is a best seller and a “best eater”…

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Wildberry Sangria

It’s Father’s Day. And I am posting this late, but this idea will be perfect for any Sunday afternoon from now until the snow flies. Sangria is one of those terms that can inspire delight or disgust. The bottled “sangrias” you can buy are generally lamentable, distant and very poor cousins to something freshly made…

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Cinco de Mayo Salsa: Sweet Strawberries with Arbol Chilies

Cinco de Mayo. It’s become something like St. Patrick’s Day, an extended holiday where all of us can share some joy. Personally, I prefer Cinco. St. Patrick’s is about parades and beer. Cinco is about food and beer — and margaritas. Brian and I try to expand our repertoire of Mexican recipes each Cinco. From…

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Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

Yesterday I posted a blog for green beans, noting that I have been told, professionally, to find balance in my life. Okay, I did that. Back to dessert. Look, I hate to say this but there are leaves turning in the Catskills. The time left for fresh berries is beginning to dwindle. We do still…

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