Cookbook Review: The Tacos of Texas

Cookbook Review: The Tacos of Texas

I know, the title says tacos and Texas, but you need a little pause here. Suppose, for example, you were about to visit Italy and wanted to taste “pasta.” What are you going to do? Eat one dish and declare it over? No, you know better. But, it woud be a challenge. So...
Tropical Cupcake Trifle from Sprinkles

Tropical Cupcake Trifle from Sprinkles

  Trifles are considered a wonderful summer dessert. It is not summer. Who cares? Why not pretend we are oh so close to warm or even hot days. This recipe comes from Spinkles, the wonderful book from the Sprinkles Cupcake stores. The book has those cupcakes — and...
There’s Good News and Then There’s Other News

There’s Good News and Then There’s Other News

The good news, as you may have seen, is that we have lovely new kitchen with Jenn-Air appliances, Poggenpohl cabinets and Caesarstone surfaces. It’s really a delight to work in this kitchen and Suzi’s cooking school clients love it. A culinary team cooking...
TBT Recipe: Simple Pan-Fried Trout

TBT Recipe: Simple Pan-Fried Trout

  Suzi and I were at a restaurant bar, waiting for a table. The gentleman next to us was avoiding the wait. A waiter brought him a plate of trout, frosted with strips of cucumber and papaya sliced with a mandoline. The smell of the trout reminded me how lovely...