We Are On The Road Until Tuesday

Good Morning, I know, Suzi and I seem to be traveling to excess. And we enjoy it all. We are headed to Austin for the high school graduation of our twin grandsons. We may be blogging a margarita or breakfast taco for you. When we are back on Tuesday, I’ll...
Malfy Gins: Simply the Best

Malfy Gins: Simply the Best

    Juniper berries have been used as medicine since the Pharaohs in ancient Egypt. They were a staple in the kits of medieval practitioners of early modern medicine in Europe. And then, by the early 1600s, Europeans had discovered how to mix alcohol with...
We’re Back and We Hiked and We Ate and We Lost Weight

We’re Back and We Hiked and We Ate and We Lost Weight

Suzi and I got back from Utah and New Mexico last Tuesday morning. 4 AM in the morning, actually. We were stranded in Dallas for a few hours while American Airlines tried to clean up a row of seats where someone had been sick. Finally, they just roped off the seats...
Blogging Schedule in April for Suzi and Brian

Blogging Schedule in April for Suzi and Brian

Hello, I just wanted to explain some April changes you will see in the pace and content of blogging here. Normally, I try to post five cookbook reviews and seven recipes a week. I need to step back just a tad for the next three weeks. Suzi and I are going on spring...
TBT Recipe: On Pastry Cream

TBT Recipe: On Pastry Cream

  The core of many desserts is pastry cream. It’s that “elegant goo” that makes you begin to think about having seconds, before your wife stares you down. I did this comparison a few years of “pastry cream” and I discovered that it...