Suzi's Blog

Three Onion and Leek Tart with Goat Cheese and Creme Fraiche

When you call something “rustic” it’s often done with connotations. Well, it’s not Madison Avenue but, … It’s delightful, despite … Rarely does “rustic” come across as a 110% compliment. But there are times when it should. Flo Braker, a true national treasure of baking, has created this tart that can only be described as…

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Ramp and Mushroom Tart from Kathy Gunst

When Brian and I had our class two weeks ago at Stone Turtle in Maine, one of the students was an active writer. Kathy Gunst is a fabulous cookbook author, with books of her own and co-authorship of the Stonewall Kitchen cookbooks. She appears on NPR on the Here and Now show from WBUR in…

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Gorgonzola and Caramelized Onion Tart

Abigail Kirsch is renowned for her catering company, THE premier New York City event caterer. If you are ever fortunate enough to attend an event where she provides the food, then one thing is certain: you will be amazed at the richness and completeness of her recipes. They are visually stunning and then you tasted…

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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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