Suzi's Blog

Red and Green Chicken Enchiladas from Mexican Flavors by Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison

  I'm posting this on Saturday. Perhaps tonight or tomorrow night, you need a deeply satisfying dish for your family or for a party. As you can see, this dish is brilliant visually and it will be equally enjoyable on your palate. From Mexican Flavors by Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison, this dish is representative of…

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Roast Chicken with Bread & Arugula Salad from Make It Ahead by Ina Garten

If you make just one recipe from Make It Ahead by Ina Garten, this is the one to do. It is a magnificent combination of green and protein. Here chicken flavor is elevated to a level you might not have imagined possible. It’s a great dish and one that is a full meal unto itself.…

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Spatchcocked Chicken with Chorizo Spices

Yesterday I posted about making chorizo at home. You achieve better flavor and a spice/heat level that nothing in the store can match. It is, in a word, a fun recipe. Now, I did note that the spice recipe is about as explosive as a block of C4. You know, the plastic explosive used in…

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Chicken and Chorizo over Jasmine Rice

Suzen and I have long, but not lazy, weekends. We tend to spend them at farmers’ markets and then in the kitchen. A long recipe and bottle of wine, plus a couple of football games, is our Sunday ritual. We have time to cook. We make time to cook. We are empty nesters, with the…

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