Roasted Racks of Spring Lamb from Darina Allen

Roasted Racks of Spring Lamb from Darina Allen

Quite often, particularly for a holiday dinner, we go to great pains for the protein main dish. Marinades, sauces, studding with garlic or cloves, … We can spend considerable time before that meat meets the oven. So this Easter, we did it simple. We had lovely side...
Five-Hour Lamb with Potato Grain

Five-Hour Lamb with Potato Grain

  This recipe is from last year and was our Easter dinner. If you are thinking of a leg of lamb for this year, I cannot tell you how perfectly wonderful this dish is. Never made leg of lamb? Time to visit your butcher.! The recipe is titled Five Hour Lamb with Potato...
TBT Recipe: Navarin of Lamb

TBT Recipe: Navarin of Lamb

I always check my iPhone for the current temperature before venturing out in the winter. There’s the “temperature” and then there is the “chill factor.” I live on a very, very windy street in lower Manhattan. The intense breeze can make...
Lamb and Potato Pies from Le Picnic by Suzy Ashford

Lamb and Potato Pies from Le Picnic by Suzy Ashford

  It’s that time of year when it can reach almost 80 degrees in the afternoon but, oh, after the sun goes down it can be quite cold. So, picnic season is now a bit limited in time. Or, you can wear a jacket and tailgate near your favorite team. Or, better yet, stay...
Borek from Turkish Delights

Borek from Turkish Delights

Suzi and I continue our grand tour of Turkey thanks to the recipes of Turkish Delights by John Gregory-Smith. Around the world, there is common love for a particular comfort food: pastry pockets filled with savory or sweet fillings. They can be called hand pies or...