Suzi's Blog

Suzen’s Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Tart

On the Friday after Thanksgiving, you face a kitchen that may still be a bit upside down. And a refrigerator full of goodies. And a family with surprisingly strong appetites. Sure, you can warm things up and reply the Thursday feast. But, how about giving that leftover turkey a new life. Here is a Turkey…

Read More »

Suzen’s Thanksgiving Chutney: Carrots, Raisins, Bell Pepper and Cranberries

“How does this taste?” I asked Suzen. “Like a dentist,” she replied. That was bad. Very bad. Not because dentists are inherently bad. But because her first husband was a dentist. Ugly divorce. Still, she had a point, the spice mix did kinda resemble that goop a dentist can apply before sticking a needle in…

Read More »

Thanksgiving Turkey from The Arrows Cookbook

I posted this three years ago, but I’m repeating today for several reasons. It’s been just about the most popular post on this site. Second, everyone now is scrambling for “the” recipe for their turkey. Third, we tend to repeat our meal on Thanksgiving so why not repeat here the best recipes for this important…

Read More »

Thanksgiving Peas, Please [Cracked Pepper and Butter Peas with Parmesan from Diane Morgan]

“They want a green vegetable,” Suzen said to me. “God, not green beans. Please, I can’t do it.” We were discussing our hosts’ requests for what to bring on Thanksgiving. This year we’ve opted to share the holiday with lovely friends. There will be wine, noise, shared cooking, and wine. Good wine. “I’m researching,” I…

Read More »