Suzi's Blog

TBT Recipe: Parmesan-Crusted Veal Chops Finished with Lemon and Capers

  This Thursday the TBT recipe is a classic combo: vealand capers. There is a lovely book — Olives, Anchovies, and Capers by Georgeanne Brennan [2001] — that Suzen and I often turn to. We love food with a bite, thus explaining our penchant for hot sauces and the cuisine of Santa Fe. But Mediterranean…

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Roast Pork Sandwich from The Nordic Kitchen by Claus Meyer

When we say, “I’ll have the pork sandwich,” here in America that very often means pulled pork with Carolina-style barbeque sauce. Yeah, you can taste it now, can’t you? There are other ways to do pork, other delicious ways. We have Num Pang here in New York, a Cambodian sandwich shop that makes an incredible,…

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Madam Rêve from Experimental Cocktail Club

I have an Italian friend who is a lovely man. And forceful. “Drink this,” he put a glass in front of me. “You’ll like it.” I looked at it. Strange color, not bad, just a little strange. “Don’t look. Drink,” he insisted. And so I discovered Aperol, the civilized alternative to Campari. They are made…

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Cake of Parsnip, Apple, Pecan and Maple Syrup from Big Flavors from a Small Kitchen

Yes, parsnips for dessert. I’m fine. Really. No need to adjust my meds. Taste buds are fine. I’m looking forward to spring. But in the lingering days of winter, there is the possibility here to do wonderful things with interesting foods. Have you ever in your life eaten a parsnip? In a soup? As part…

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