Cookbook Review: Healthy Eating During Chemotherapy

  We all strive to live a long life. We all want it to be easy and fun to the last minute. Few of us will ever get what we want. Instead, life can be a bit troubled and, since we are eventually destined to die, the things that do kill us can make the final months...

Habanero Gold Jelly from Steven Mines

  My family is a vast collection of foodies. Everyone, men and women, loves to cook and share recipes. Our cousin Steven sent us a small cardboard box filled, it turns out, with gold. Last night we opened up this jar of jelly he had made. We heated bagels. Took...

Kosher Beef Tagliata from Tel Aviv by Jigal Krant

  Oh dear. I meant to post this on Friday or Saturday. Well, it is Monday and you can read about this delicious dish and think about the coming weekend. ‘Cause this dish takes some time. That beef is not cooked. It is marinated in the fridge for a couple of hours...

Cookbook Review: Tel Aviv by Jigal Krant

  Tel Aviv is an historic city nicknamed The White City because of its thousands of Bauhaus buildings. With under a half million people it is not huge, but it is getting there. We often think of cities as mixtures of concrete, brick, steel and glass. Firm and...

Suzi’s Blog

Intense Blackberry Margarita

  I had thought blackberry season was over. But there was a stack of boxes of blackberries sitting at Sam’s club. I picked one up and asked my wife, “Blackberry margarita?’ “Yes.” I went very...

Cookbook Review: Honey & Co. At Home

  It takes great effort to write a cookbook. A very good cookbook? Oh, that’s a mountain of effort. And that rarity, a great cookbook? That is not an effort; it is an odyssey. So when I...

Salmon Cakes with Wasabi Mayonnaise

  I grew up in an age when public schools were deferential to Catholics and the no-meat-on-Fridays rule. So, every other Friday, we had fish sticks. I was not a good Catholic but I did love the...

TBT Recipe: Concord Grape Pie

This week’s TBT recipe is timely. It’s is October and the high season for concord grapes. “Season” is a graceful word to use here. The season is way too short, so now is the...

TBT Recipe: Spiced Peppers and Eggplant

  There are two aspects the “old” part of this TBT recipe. First, the recipe itself is from Bon Appetit in 2013. And the photo was taken in 2015 at the gigantic farmers market shed outside of...

Grilled Corn and Poblano Potato Salad

I know it is Friday, not Thursday. But you can do a throw back recipe on Friday, can’t you? Suzi and I always find September and October to months of rushing, rushing to preserved the essence...

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