Suzi's Blog

Turkey Leftover Paradise: Smokey Joe’s Turkey Tart

When we plan our Thanksgiving weekend, we plot out each meal and how we’ll use leftovers. We have a standing joke between us now. “And for Saturday?” Brian will ask. “Smokey Joe’s tart,” I will laugh. There is no question that one weekend meal has to be this tart. In all honesty, this tart is…

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The Most Extraordinary French Lemon Cream Tart

The title of this post is bold and taken directly from Baking by Dori Greenspan. After chocolate, Brian's favorite flavor is lemon. If a lemon tart is on the dessert menu, he's ready to raise his hand. And I agree: a good tart, with sweet pastry shell and divine lemon curd, is a most refreshing…

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Superior Feta and Dill Tart with Lemony Spinach Salad

If there were a 12-step program for dill addiction, I would be on my way. I love the stuff, and apply it in many, many dishes. When Brian first met me, he had to consider his future: her and dill or .. He has accommodated. He wasn’t anti-dill, just inexperienced. After all, let’s face it:…

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Pastry: Savory and Sweet

Have you ever looked at a perfect picture in a new cookbook and just wanted to lick the page?  And then you pause and say, “It’s SOOO beautiful.  I could never do that myself.  And even if it came out looking great, would it taste great?”  Beauty to the eye and to the tongue is…

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