Suzi's Blog

Super Bowl Nachos

If nachos are on your menu for Sunday’s Super Bowl, then I recommend this version. It’s the second best nachos I ever had. The best? On the other side of the border, of course. Using a great chili recipe [there's one right here] and topping the avocado crema gives you a rich, fulling nosh. This…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey Enchiladas with Creams Tomatillo Sauce

I posted this recipe in early 2010, at my daughter’s request, but I’m doing it again because tomorrow you will have leftover turkey and this is just the best possible way to enjoy it. It’s not “leftovers.” It’s “delicious” and rich and different. The enchiladas are paired with one of my favorite foods: tomatillos.  This…

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My Sweet Mexico: Recipes for Authentic Pastries, Breads, Candies, Beverages, and Frozen Treats

Here is a cookbook review and note on a recipe-in-progress. Suzen and I were at a farmers market in Lower Manhattan last fall. That fall was warm, and lacked the surprise snow we have just experienced. I was lugging food and very thirsty and there I saw something wonderful. Fany Gerson, a very serious pastry…

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La Camelia for Great Chile Rellenos in NYC

  Foodies come in many styles. There are the omnivorous, curious types who will eat anything from anchovies to beetles — plus the rest of the alphabet. There are discriminating types, ones who have favorite cuisines and rarely stray. Say, someone devoted to Upscale American, French and Italian. For these types, maybe Japanese, if it…

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