Suzi's Blog

Red Cabbage Salad with Almonds: The Upscale Alternative to Cole Slaw from James Peterson

    I have this thing about cole slaw. Most of it is really not very good, particularly the deli styles that seem to have been processed through a lawn mower. You disagree? Take a deeper smell. And, Suzen and I can never agree if we try to make it for ourselves. I like mine…

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A Meal for Mothers’ Day: Rice and Cabbage Minestra

Mothers’ Day approaches. Fathers and children are perplexed. You would love to cook a wonder for Mom, but, let’s face it, the kitchen is her domain. Her cooking skills are better than yours, much better. Now what? Time for a history lesson. Before there was a Rome, Central and Northern Italy had a wonderful civilization…

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Pork Fillet Mignon with Cabbage by Joel Robuchon

The word “great” is used too often. Not every good thing is great. And there can be real debate sometimes about whether a thing or a chef is great. When it comes to Chef Joel Robuchon, the only debate is over how great: greatest French chef of the last 20 years, 50 years, 100 years,…

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Braised Red Cabbage Confit

Here’s a blog from Suzi. It’s all about vegetables: no chocolate or high proof alcohol. As a concession to my husband, this recipe does include wine and sugar so I think Brian would approve. This recipe is one of my absolute favorites, and my staff loves it, and clients who comes to CBTB rave about…

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