Suzi's Blog

Roasted Turkey Bone Broth

  It is November and it is time to plan for Thanksgiving. That turkey on your table? It’s a treasure chest. Use the carcass to make a very rich broth, then used the broth in gravy or risotto or soup. I’ll post a recipe for Turkey Soup with Root Vegetables and Wild Rice just before…

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Turkey Stock for Tomorrow and Beyond

On Christmas Eve, you can do some important work ahead for your Christmas meal. And even springtime treats. Turkey stock, real homemade turkey stock, can transform your sutffing and gravy into wonders. Here's what we do. We buy turkey parts, split backs and legs. Say 1 back and 2 legs. They go into you biggest pot…

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Friday is Making Stock Day

Friday in our Tribeca kitchen is stock day. As the workweek ends, Suzen’s cooking school may have had four or more events. Over a hundred people will have cooked, laughed, and dined here. With that many people, you can be sure we have leftovers. And leftovers never go to waste. We make stock, vegetable stock…

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Turkey Stock for Gravy with Giblets

Early in the morning of Thanksgiving Day, across America, a scene if often played out. A wife is exasperated, and a little worried. A husband tasked to the rescue. Tools are employed. A screwdriver. A chisel. Some wide-necked pliers. Husband and wife begin to understand how very difficult is the life of a surgeon working…

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