Suzi's Blog

Fish Tacos: Smoked or Ceviche

I’m posting this on a Saturday morning, just in time to suggest a weekend meal for you. Tacos. Not those standard beef/chili tacos. Fish tacos, blatantly bold fish tacos. Suzi and I have used smoked salmon for a Seattle-style taco. Or, here, we use a wetter ceviche-style fish augmented with a modest salsa and a…

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Chili-Rubbed Brisket Tacos from Quick Slow Cooking by Kim Laidlaw

Kim Laidlaw’s Quick Slow Cooking is devoted to letting you make the most of your slow cooker. In the process, she lets you have some real-world cooking experiences. We think of tacos as the ultimate fast food: some ground meat, a package of “flavorings,” some quick time on the stovetop and you are done. You…

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Tacos Matamoros in Brooklyn

I live in Tribeca, now famous and trendy. I moved here 26 years ago when it was gritty and isolated. I could walk out at 10PM and be the only person on the street. Life does change and my neighborhood most definitely has. If you wander out at 2AM the streets here are still peopled…

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Chicken Liver Tacos

“I’m not sure about this,” I said. “About what?” Suzen asked “Well, Passover is coming and I found this chicken live recipe and …” “Oh, good. Let me see.” I showed it to her. She put it down and looked at me. Her face was a torrent: perplexed, puzzled and still curious. “Okay,” Suzen said…

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