Savory Bread Pudding ala Suzen

Savory Bread Pudding ala Suzen

My mother was not a great cook, nor a bad one. She was, I am sure, a very typical 1950s and 1960s, mom in the kitchen. She had a repertoire of a dozen, maybe twenty, recipes and these rotated across the days of the week. Fish on Fridays at first. Roast beef on...
Suzi’s Butter Beans with Sautéed Onions

Suzi’s Butter Beans with Sautéed Onions

When you travel out of town for a wedding, how do you spend your spare hours? Suzen and I visit farmers markets, looking for different food ideas: regional jams, special produce, local items like spiced jerky. We were in Raleigh, North Carolina and went to the massive...
Mint Chocolate Brownie Pie from Ken Haedrich

Mint Chocolate Brownie Pie from Ken Haedrich

If you don't know the name Ken Haedrich, you are missing out on life. He's an exceptional cookbook author with, I must say, a very deep sweet tooth. Ken has started The Pie Academy and is happy to serve as dean. This lastest goodie from Ken is something I have...
Appetizer Attractiveness and Variety

Appetizer Attractiveness and Variety

The NFL season began last Thursday, but it's now Sunday and this is the first football weekend. For half of the football fans, this is the last day your team will be undefeated. You might as well celebrate. Some beverages. A spread of appetizers. Okay, even if you...