Suzi's Blog

Smoked Greek Garden Packets from Diane Kochilas

Diane Kochilas has written many award-winning cookbooks including Mediterranean Grilling in 2007. It’s a favorite book of ours because Suzi loves eggplant and the Grilled Eggplant Sandwich with Yogurt-Tahini-Chipotle Dressing is undeniably wonderful. The very next time we make it, I’ll take a photo and post it. But in the meantime … Me? I’ll eat…

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TBT Recipe:  Barbecued Onions with Goat Cheese and Fig and Honey Topping

        Ah, before summer goes away, here's a vegetable dish to blend all the wonders of summer. And, when the snow flies in a few months, you can do this under your broiler. I feel a little guilty. I just ate a steak with a wonderful side dish, a barbecued onion topped with…

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Open-Face Vidalia Pie

  You know what an onion tart looks like. It’s the epitome of French food with those caramelizing onions densely scattered over the top. In the American South, things are a bit different. It’s a pie, not a tart, and in this particular recipe the onions are totally drowning in a custard of eggs and…

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Warm Onion Tartlets with Herbs from Amuse-Bouche

Who can resist puff pastry? Crispy, buttery and always the container for something lovely. Here, from Amuse-Bouche, is a very simple yet sophisticated idea: little puff pastry tartlets filled with onion and herb. Author Rick Tramonto does suggest you try other onions beside the Spanish in this recipe. He recommends a tablespoon of fresh thyme…

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