Suzi's Blog

Brian’s Green Gazpacho

It’s the peak of summer. From now until well into fall, it is High Tomato Season and I’ll have a bowl or two of red gazpacho every week. I never tire of gazpacho. That’s not quite true. Sometimes, sometimes, I just long for another color and a change in flavor. A real change in flavor.…

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Southwestern Pepper Medley

  “How about this?” I handed Suzen the first recipe I had found thanks to Google. “No,” she said in a flash. Had she read the recipe? No. Did I mind? No. It was the first one. She always rejects the first one. “Okay, how about this?” She got the second. She paused, actually scanning.…

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Drinking Tomatillo [with Tequila and Beer]

    “What town?” I was asking a friend for his address. He had moved to California and I was about to visit. “Camarillo,” he said, but very oddly. Holding a map of Ventura Country, I saw that the city was spelled with two letter “l”s so I repeated the city name but using a…

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Oh, About Those Turkey Leftovers: Turkey Enchiladas with Creamy Tomatillo Sauce

“Uh, not next week,” I said to Suzen. “Thanksgiving cannot be next week.” “It is,” Suzen insisted. “But, but, the Christmas decorations have only been up for six weeks,” I said. “This is screwed up.” “Very,” Suzen agreed. On this blog we have always treated Thanksgiving as very, very special. We have posted some great…

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