Suzi's Blog

Focaccia from English Muffins

  "Now what do I do?" Suzen asked. It was rhetorical. She was standing with a large lump of baguette dough in her hand. Leftover dough. On yesterday's post, I noted that wonderful English muffins are made with baguette dough. But after those muffins have been cut out, there is dough left. Precious dough that…

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Madava Farms and Maple Syrup and Syrup Tasting

  Last weekend Suzen and I had the pleasure of visiting Madava Farms in Dutchess Country, New York, to see a "syrup chateau" and enjoy the finest in maple syrup products. We actually did a maple syrup tasting, beginning with maple sugar, then light syrup, then darker, then the darkest and then, in that back row,…

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In the Coming Days: It’s All About B’s

Happy Monday, Suzen and I have been traveling and cooking. Over the next week+ we'll share some wonderful food ideas with you. And they all begin with a B. Today's post is about Brian's Simply the Best Baked Beans. But there's more: beverages including Cucumber Mint Agua Fresca and baked goodies — like those cheese rolls…

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TBT Cookbook Review: The All-American Cookie Book by Nancy Baggett

Nancy Baggett has a love affair with cookies. Somewhere in my collection, I do have my copy of The International Cookie Cookbook form 1988. And I know I have Simply Sensational Cookies form 2012. Somewhere. What I do have in my hand now is The All-American Cookie Book from 2001.  I’m not just putting this…

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