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Aug 8, 2011
Susie Norris posted a blog post

Japan's Wild Kit Kats...

...from Zester DailyThe electric green and pink box contained a candy bar like nothing I'd ever seen: a green tea and cherry blossom Kit Kat bar from Japan. This exotic gift came courtesy of my friend Susan Heeger, who had recently returned from a trip to the island nation. I marveled at the package and its contents: How could the Kit Kat inside the box, with its cherry blossom wrapper and its playful Hello Kitty sensibility, dare to differ so wildly…See More
Aug 19, 2010
Susie Norris posted a blog post

Join the new blog on Cakes, Candies, Cookies and Chocolate!

Please join the new blog about cakes, cookies, candies and chocolate....Susie Norris Sweets. Bloggin' with recipes, travels, confectionary techniques, interviews, articles and all the sweet stuff.See More
Jul 1, 2010
Susie Norris posted a blog post

Vanilla-chocolate's jungle sidekick

When you think about vanilla, you might picture the familiar brown bottle of extract next to a bowl of butter, eggs, sugar, eggs and flour. Chances are you can practically smell the vanilla’s potent fragrance -- warm, earthy and resonant with cherished memories of cookies past. If you were to taste a pinch of the cookie dough, you would notice the completeness vanilla provides the sweet brown sugar and rich butter. But describing the actual taste of vanilla is not easy. Its aroma is deep and…See More
Apr 6, 2010
Susie Norris posted a blog post

Fancy Food Show's Front Line

More than 600 purveyors of gourmet foods sought the attention of buyers, brokers, shopkeepers, party planners and journalists this month at the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. And plenty of them were stretching the definition of "gourmet."Retail shops and supermarkets from around the country sent their buyers on a mission of taste to this semiannual trade show Jan. 17-19, sponsored by the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade. Among the products they encountered: a meatball mix…See More
Jan 28, 2010
Susie Norris left a comment for LuLu Benavidez
"Thank you, Lulu! Hope you like the recipes. My favorite from the skin care chapter is the Salty Chocolate Body Scrub. Easy to make, too."
Jan 5, 2010
LuLu Benavidez left a comment for Susie Norris
"Brought your book and WOW lots of great information. Thank you!"
Jan 3, 2010
Susie Norris left a comment for LuLu Benavidez
"Thanks so much! Hope you like it!"
Nov 24, 2009
LuLu Benavidez left a comment for Susie Norris
"Thank you! Can't wait to buy your book."
Nov 24, 2009
Susie Norris commented on LuLu Benavidez's blog post Chocolate as a benefit to skin and body
"Sure! My new book, CHOCOLATE BLISS (Random House/Celestial Arts, 2009) has a whole chapter on chocolate and health benefits, plus recipes for chocolate skin care products. Available on Amazon or at Barnes & Nobles, Borders, etc."
Nov 24, 2009
Susie Norris is now a member of The Chocolate Life
Nov 16, 2009

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Dark, Milk, White?
Dark, Milk, White
Most memorable chocolate experience:
Maida Heatter's Palm Beach Brownie
My favorite chocolate is:
Barry-Callebaut Tanzanie; Valrhona Jiva Lactee

Susie Norris's Blog

Japan's Wild Kit Kats...

Posted on August 19, 2010 at 11:13pm 1 Comment

...from Zester Daily

The electric green and pink box contained a candy bar like nothing I'd ever seen: a green tea and cherry blossom Kit Kat bar from Japan. This exotic gift came courtesy of my friend Susan Heeger, who had recently returned from a trip to the island nation. I marveled at the package and its contents: How could the Kit Kat inside the box, with its cherry blossom wrapper and its playful…

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Join the new blog on Cakes, Candies, Cookies and Chocolate!

Posted on July 1, 2010 at 6:03pm 0 Comments

Please join the new blog about cakes, cookies, candies and chocolate....Susie Norris Sweets. Bloggin' with recipes, travels, confectionary techniques, interviews, articles and all the sweet stuff.

Vanilla-chocolate's jungle sidekick

Posted on April 6, 2010 at 7:55pm 0 Comments

Good-quality vanilla beans make wonderful homemade extract.

When you think about vanilla, you might picture the familiar brown bottle of extract next to a bowl of butter, eggs, sugar, eggs and flour. Chances are you can practically smell the vanilla’s potent fragrance -- warm, earthy and resonant with cherished memories of cookies past. If you were to taste a pinch of the cookie dough, you would notice the completeness vanilla provides the sweet brown sugar and rich butter…

Continue

Fancy Food Show's Front Line

Posted on January 28, 2010 at 12:55pm 0 Comments

More than 600 purveyors of gourmet foods sought the attention of buyers, brokers, shopkeepers, party planners and journalists this month at the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. And plenty of them were stretching the definition of "gourmet."



Retail shops and supermarkets from around the country sent their buyers on a mission of taste to this semiannual trade show Jan. 17-19, sponsored by the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade. Among the products they encountered: a… Continue

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At 5:20pm on February 5, 2010, Gwen Borders said…
Happy Valentine's Day Susie! Can't wait to read your book <3 Gwen
At 1:56pm on January 3, 2010, LuLu Benavidez said…
Brought your book and WOW lots of great information. Thank you!
At 8:38am on November 24, 2009, LuLu Benavidez said…
Thank you! Can't wait to buy your book.
 
 
 

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