Suzi's Blog

Cilantro Onion Chicken Wings

If I say “Chicken Wings” what comes to mind? Oh, Buffalo Chicken Wings. Deep red in color, fiery hot, and addicting. We have a favorite restaurant nearby in New York City, a place called Walkers with a classic tin ceiling, wonderful staff, and the best wings in New York. At the table next to us…

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Black Bean, Corn, and Tomato Salad

If you are tailgating one fall weekend, here’s a sensational salad to bring joy to your eyes. Especially if your team is bringing tears to those eyes. [I live in New York, the Giants and 1-2, and it looks downhill to December!]. The secret to this salad is its barrage of the flavors we all…

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Spicy Chunky Guacamole

Guacamole has become a year round food that many of us eat several times a week. The “standard” restaurant or store guacamole can be okay, but nothing beats fresh and homemade. Which recipe? You can find a zillion recipes for guacamole. Your basic preparation options come down to these: Do you mush up the avocado…

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Garlic Shallot Cilantro Butter

Flavored butters are an interesting method for adding pointed flavor to dishes. Used during the cooking process, a flavored butter will sharpen the taste of meats, poultry and vegetables. This flavor combination, garlic and shallot and onion, is recommended by Bobby Flay in his very descriptive new book Bobby Flay’s Burgers, Fries & Shakes. I…

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