Suzi's Blog

Avocado and Shrimp Terrine

  During the holiday season, there can be discussions between the partners in a marriage over what to serve at their next dinner party. “Something chicken,” I began. “NO.” Suzen was shouting again. Low frustration level. It’s her, not me. “Cornish Game Hens with stuffing.” My mouth was watering. I like stuffing. I mean I…

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Easy Tomatillo Avocado Salsa from Fresh Mexico

  There are times when I just crave the tartness of a green salsa. And many of those times, I’m impatient. I want it NOW. I could seek counseling for my inability to deal with  need and want. Or I can pick up a can of tomatillos. I choose the can. Although you can make…

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Avocado Margarita

Curra’s Grill in South Austin is famous for its wonderful Tex-Mex food, all day long. They open at 7AM and go to 10PM. This “local” place makes the Texas Monthly “Best 50” list for Tex-Mex food, quite an accomplishment. And a deserved one. My son, daughter-in-law, and I just had a great breakfast, which they…

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Cobb Salad from Patricia Wells

I am, in a word, a fan of Patricia Wells. I love her cookbooks, packed with ideas that tempt me page by page. I relish her travel books: those Food Lover’s Guides to Paris and to France have given many of us perfect journeys along the timeless streets of cities or the rural byways of…

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