Community Kitchen

COMMUNITY KITCHEN + SUTHINGIRL = A SUTHINHOLIDAY ENTERTAINING SERIES

‘Tis the Season to Jingle + Mingle! I am absolutely over the moon excited to share A SUTHINHoliday Entertaining Series featuring tips + recipes to make your holiday season so very merry + delicious!

| THANKFUL | A BEAUTIFUL BOARD

Is there anything more lovely + appetizing than a beautifully curated board? I think not. There is some debate around what to call a delicious spread that includes a variety of nibbles, not just charcuterie (which literally means cold, cured meats). Charcuterie Board, Cheese Board, Snack Board, Grab + Graze Board, Ploughman’s Plate…no matter the name, I’m sharing my secrets …

CHEDDAR + HONEY CORNBREAD MUFFINS

Eating these cheddar + honey cornbread muffins, fresh from the oven, is an otherworldly experience. These muffins bring together two of my favorite ingredients – Tillamook’s award-winning sharp cheddars and lots of sweet local honey. They are bold and rich and golden with a caramelized, crispy top and moist, fluffy center. Unexpected and oh so delicious, my muffins are a …

BRUNCH SEASON

I’ve coined a new phrase for this time of the year – Brunch Season. Passover, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Graduations are all celebrated during the lovely spring months of April, May and June. And in my house, it’s high season for brunches with family and friends.  Here is my Brunch Season Survival Guide… Make your culinary efforts go …

DISPATCH FROM MEXICO: RIVIERA MAYA

The inviting coffee service in the lobby of the Fairmont Mayakoba barely saved me from weeping at our 5:15 a.m. departure this morning. I’m really not ready to return home. Our stay in Mexico has been nothing short of wonderful. And we were so fortunate to experience two very different regions of the country during our visit. Riveria Maya was …

DISPATCH FROM MEXICO: ISLA HOLBOX

Oooooh Mexico. You certainly know how to welcome visitors to your country. After making our way through Immigration and Customs, dodging all of the helpful folks at the airport exit, finding our driver and waiting for our car…those vendors with the very large coolers full of ice cold cerveza were a sight for sore eyes. It was the most delicious …

ODE TO PIMIENTO CHEESE

No self-respecting Southern soirée is complete without pimiento cheese. And every Southern host or hostess has at least one pimiento cheese recipe in his or her repertoire. It’s a tradition. It’s a requirement. It’s a Southern staple. To the unenlightened, pimiento cheese is little more than a gloppy mix of cheese and mayonnaise served on pieces of celery. Bless their …