Author: Susan Fox


    1 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs 1-1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 teaspoons lemon or anise extract 3 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder Combine first six ingredients. Add flour, baking soda and baking powder. Heat pizzelle iron. Place about 1 tablespoon of batter on each […]


    A most adaptable recipe for autumn and winter holidays, or any days! 1/4 cup soft shortening or oil 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup honey 1 egg 1/2 cup coffee Mix together.  Then sift in separate bowl: 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. soda 1 tsp. ginger 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 tsp. cloves 1/2 […]


    Global favorite. I am certain that Ted Lasso used this recipe to butter up the new boss — with the best butter. You need the rice flour, better than cornstarch, with that tiny gritty bite that makes Scots weep for their grandmothers. I have witnesses. 2 parts* butter [real, salted]1 part sugar [any old sugar […]

  • Chocolate Mousse

    CHOCOLATE MOUSSE The One.  The Only.  The Great and Powerful Mousse. “French Silk Chocolate Pie” or “Pots de Creme” as you will. Fair warning: raw eggs. Know your source. Or: Pasteurize them yourself, or use 1/4 cup / 60cc of Pasteurized eggs from a carton. INGREDIENTS 1 cup [2 sticks] unsalted butter 1-1/2 cup sugar […]

  • Devilled Egg Pasta Salad

    Make a batch of hard boiled eggs, and you have a devil of a time trying to get people to eat them. Add mayonnaise and fun, and they suddenly become the most in-demand item on the dinner table. Go figure. Here is a variation on the theme, in conjunction with macaroni salad. No picture because […]

  • Hello Kitchen!

    This is the culinary blog by Susan L. Fox, as a place to point people when they ask for recipes. Maybe we can thank Facebook for removing their “Notes” utility, which is where I used to do the same. Books to write: Family recipe collection, for my family members and anybody else’s family as well. […]