Red Velvet Cake Roll from Flo Braker

Red Velvet Cake Roll from Flo Braker

  “What do you think of this?” Suzen showed me a picture. Quite an attractive picture. “You know I’m color blind,” I said. “Blue-green. Not red. You don’t run red lights.” “Not with you in the car,” I said. “So? What do you think?” “I think it’s spectacular.”...

On Boston

I was starting to blog yesterday when the bombs went off and obviously I had to stop. Suzen and I met in Boston. Our first date on a cold November night ended just around the corner there. We have many Boston memories and treasure the city, its events, and its...
Vanilla Bean Meringue Kisses

Vanilla Bean Meringue Kisses

What? Another meringue cookie recipe? You bet. Because this one is, I am confident, the definitive recipe. Single ingredient cookbooks charm me. That’s a lot of pages for one thing. Yet if that thing is vanilla, how can you be wrong. Pure Vanilla is a distinguished...
Creamy Crab Dip from Peggy Fallon

Creamy Crab Dip from Peggy Fallon

Crab. I love crab. Crab in salads. Crab cakes. Crab all by itself. Well, with cocktail sauce. [But NOT with tartar sauce] Since we all enjoy crab, and since crab can be a tad pricey, here’s a lovely way to enjoy crab flavor with many people at once. This Creamy Crab...