Suzi’s Cucumber with Smoke Fish

Suzi’s Cucumber with Smoke Fish

In these final dog days of summer, the heat is still on. It’s funny how some nights we can down a big meal, that barbequed steak, and on other nights we crave something refreshing, light and bright. On those nights, it’s time for cucumbers. Suzi will slice...
Salmon, Tomato and Dill Sauce: A Tapas Treat

Salmon, Tomato and Dill Sauce: A Tapas Treat

Tapas dishes can be simple yet delicious. Or they can be a bit complex and totally delicious. This is the latter. It’s a fabulous dish that will awe anyone who eats it. The prep time here includes peeling tomatoes, a necessary step to make sure that the texture of all...

Chilled Onion, Carrot and Mushroom Salad

Spain is famous for its perfect climate of heat, one that creates distinctive flavors in wine and olive oil. Culinarily, Spain has been hot for a decade. Its fabulous restaurants and inventive chefs have had world-wide influence. If you’ve eaten a foam dish, it’s...

Roasted Olive Appetizers

I am not a fan of olives. I just never got into them. I love foods with a tang: capers, anchovies, and vinegars. But olives, no, I find the flavor too intense and direct. I have been told, by my olive-loving wife, that I just need to taste more. I have yet to summon...