Suzi's Blog

Orange, Tomato and Chive Salsa

I don’t work at Barnes and Noble but I do shop there. When you first enter the store, there is often a rack of “special” books that you may overlook. They always have modest prices. They always have a distinct size or cover. You might pass right by, but if you see The Complete Mexican…

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Soft Shell Crabs with Onion Pepper Jelly and Roasted Garlic Sauce

“If you buy another jar of jam, I’m going to …” Suzen continued talking but this post may be read by persons who are easily offended. She was not happy but she was adamant. I was not offended. I had just built three more shelves in our panty to hold “stuff.” Pantry creep is not…

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Roasted Garlic Green Beans

I’m not crazy. I just need someone to talk to. So occasionally I see someone who gives me two things. A prescription pad filled out for happy pills and some advice. “Find balance,” he says. “Meditate. Don’t go overboard.” I actually find cooking to be a form of meditation. I have to be careful in…

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Roast Peppers in a Basic-Garlic Vinaigrette

m4s0n501 It might surprise you, but but my husband does not alway succeed in the kitchen. And when he fails, I just love to help. “Did you rush again? Were you impatient? Did you measure that liquid in a dry measure cup?” I’ll query him to find out the truth and after twenty-five years together…

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