Suzi's Blog

Crab and Asparagus with Thai Mayonnaise on Sourdough

It’s spring, officially, but on the same date, spring can be brightly different in different cities. Here in New York, the trees have blossomed and a few green leaves are poking out. Yet, it still seems cold in the daytime and you see winterish coats everywhere. In Seattle, where my daughter happily resides alongside the…

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Roasted Poblano and Crab Hush Puppies with Green Goddess Dipping Sauce from The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook

“What are you making?” Suzen asked me. I was upstate. She was in the city. It was dinner time, I was on my own, and I had the opportunity to do whatever I wanted. Whatever. Things I had wanted for decades and never, never got to have. I don’t want to give you the impression…

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Crab and Corn Bisque

  Domaine Chandon is a Napa Valley winery now owned by a French company. The setting is both beautiful and upscale. The winery features a Michelin-starred restaurant, étoile, that naturally features seasonal, regional food. The Domaine Chandon Cookbook offers 75 of the premium recipes from this restaurant with its particularly  sparkling view. Of all those…

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Crab and Avocado with Creamy Salsa

  Certain marriages are just perfect. Like mine [no, I am not saying that under great duress]. And equally crab and avocado. There are an infinite number of ways to match up crab and avocado. They do seem an unlikely pair, but in your mouth, well, there is nothing more satisfying. Here’s my latest way…

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