Suzi's Blog

Thanksgiving Special: Char-Baked Tomato, Zucchini and Eggplant

I'm repeating this recipe just in time for you to enjoy during this holiday season. It's absolutely delicious, vibrant with rich and caramelizing vegetable flavors. It's a match for anything in a major meal, say that Thanksgiving turkey with stuffing and gravy. Easily made, it presents like a Rennaisance painting on the table. Visual excitement…

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Char-Baked Tomato, Zucchini, and Eggplant from Mad Hungry by Lucinda Scala Quinn

Make this recipe. Just make it. Oh, I know, you have family members who hate vegetables. “Have some more zucchini?” is a question you dare not ask because there will be rebellion at the dinner table. “Eggplant, anyone?” will get you banished to the room over the garage. Do not fear. Trust in caramelization. It’s…

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Summer Zucchini and Corn Succotash

Succotash is a Native American word for “broken corn kernels.” The Pilgrims were introduced to the dish and that first Thanksgiving almost certainly included some form of succotash. While it often is consider a “fall” dish, it really is a year-round treasure. You could even — this is heresy — use frozen corn. Suzen prefers…

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Power Breakfast: Mexican Style

    Power. Our lives revolve around power. Not the Con Ed power. The power of people, organizations and nations. Our lives are shaped by power and we endlessly debate and classify power: economic, military, cultural, …. You can read or hear the debates about American power. We are dead, we will rise again, we…

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