Suzi’s Grandmother’s Latkes

Suzi’s Grandmother’s Latkes

Growing up in Brooklyn, Suzi would travel to her grandmother’s apartment. She would climb the staircase to the third floor, her hand on the wall and not the handrail. If the wall was warm, her grandmother was making latkes. That made a young granddaughter most happy....
TBT Recipe: Brian’s Chicken and Dumplings

TBT Recipe: Brian’s Chicken and Dumplings

I first posted this five years ago and every year since it has appeared on our table at least twice. Comfort food can be simple, like mac and cheese. Or it can require some care and feeding. Chicken and dumplings is not an immediate, no-brainer dish. On the other...
TBT Recipe: Navarin of Lamb

TBT Recipe: Navarin of Lamb

I’ve been walking around Manhattan on a mission. All Christmas shopping is to be done by this Friday, November 30. A noble idea and it will fail: the elements are against me. “It’s so cold,” people say as we exchange comments on the weather....

For me, posting at this time of year is confusing. I prefer to post things we have made, but I want to give people a heads up on recipes before each holiday. I really don’t want to do turkey and stuffing in mid-November in time to post for Thanksgiving. So, what I...