Suzi's Blog

Whipped Cream and Irish Coffee

This is a truth, a fact, and not one of my modest exaggerations. Whipped cream can be an essential ingredient of a recipe, absolutely required by the laws of physics and chemistry. This post is clearly going to be different. It’s serious and scientific. Now, let’s just take a sideways step here. I know it’s…

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Mothers’ Day Cocktail: Mexico 70

Mothers’ Day is tomorrow. When you bring her breakfast in bed, or serve her brunch, or offer that dinner you and the kids made, well, what is she going to drink? Something different. Something special. She deserves no less. She deserves a Mexico 70. I look forward each year to the publication of the Food…

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Agave Margaritas

I was headed out to get ingredients to make margaritas. “Can you make sugar syrup?” I politely asked my wife. “Oh, good God, buy some agave,” Suzen said with force. I don’t think this was her finest day, but it turned out to be so fortuitous. First, I did buy agave nectar, that sweetener you…

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Chimayo II: A Cocktail Work in Progress

Apples. It’s peak apple season in the Northeast, with apples popping up on store shelves and the tables of farmers’ markets. Tonight, Brian and I had an apple-themed dinner party. Every course had something applish. All the recipes will appear here over the coming week or so. The first recipe was, of course, for an…

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