Suzi's Blog

TBT Recipe: Grilled Corn and Poblano Guacamole from Rick Bayless

If I say Chicago, what food snaps into your mind. Pizza? Dogs? Cabbage rendered in a thousand different ways? That’s a dangerous topic to ask a person from New York, the home of true pizza and the world’s best hot dogs. And, and, which city has won more World Series? Back to food. Chicago? I…

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Stuffing Boosted with Corn and Roasted Jalapenos

It’s Christmas. And you are reading this post! Oh, dear. You may be in search of a last minute dish for you holiday table. Here’s an easy one for you. You had stuffing for Thanksgiving most likely. You don’t want that same stuffing, do you? No, it’s okay to say it gets boring. So, here’s…

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Thanksgiving Ideas: Butternut Squash, Corn and Bread Bake with Cheese and Chives from Fireside Feasts

Suzen and I are always on the lookout for new side dishes for Thanksgiving and other fall feasts. We want dishes that the right “autumnal” notes. Here late fall corn and wonderful in-season butternut squash are combined into a dish that just might rival traditional stuffing. This is not quite a bread pudding, for it…

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Roasted Corn and Crab Dip: For the Peak of Summer

There is a month left in summer and, while I love summer, it's a tad warm. Over 90 here in the Catskills and the humidity hovers near 100. On a day like this, you want something refreshing and packed with flavor, something that can restore that smile on your face. Here's a recipe I first…

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