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...
TBT Recipe: Ham, Onion and Potato Pie

TBT Recipe: Ham, Onion and Potato Pie

The days may be warm still, but when the sun sets it gets chilly. These are the days when a warm and hearty meal is most welcome. From British meat guru Richard Turner here is a classic fall savory pie of distinction. Hog author Richard H. Turner describes this as one...
Cauliflower, Leek and Sage Pie from The Savvy Cook

Cauliflower, Leek and Sage Pie from The Savvy Cook

In my recent review of The Savvy Cook by Izy Hossack, I noted one of the signature recipes that caught my attention: Cauliflower, Leek, and Sage Pie. Izy says that from October through April, she wants warm comfort food. Instead of a traditional British Chicken and...
Rustic and Delicious Peach Crostata from Suzi

Rustic and Delicious Peach Crostata from Suzi

Beautiful? I think so, but it surely typifies “crostata.” Rustic, basic, more easily made than a latticed pie. Suzi and I go for a crostata at the end of weekend spent hiking or gardening. We always want to complete the weekend with a smashing dessert. Often our...