Ballymaloe Irish Stew

Ballymaloe Irish Stew

  Suzi and I are on our last weekend of Spring Break out in the Southwest. I’m gambling in advance as I write this [April 5] that spring has not yet arrived in the East. If it is still chilly,  you might delight with a good stew. I have one today, one tomorrow....
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....
Thanksgiving Recipe: Potato and Turnip Gratin

Thanksgiving Recipe: Potato and Turnip Gratin

I posted this recipe two years ago and the put it in my “Thanksgiving Folder” because it strikes me to be an excellent holiday option. On Thanksgiving Day, what if you want to commit heresy and not have mashed potatoes? Or, what if on Friday or Saturday or...