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...
TBT Recipe: Chili Potato Tart

TBT Recipe: Chili Potato Tart

  Yes, red peppers: flavor bombs. How can you use them to best effect? Beyond salsa? Put them into a tart shell. Yeah, you are making pastry with them. And you fill that pastry with tomatoes and potatos to create a supreme tart. This TBT recipe is one Suzi and I...
Cast Iron Potato Gratin

Cast Iron Potato Gratin

                        Sunday is Easter and many  of us will be enjoying protein + potatoes. Rich, gooey potatoes. This recipe, from Cast Iron Skillet: Big Flavors, suggests using prosciutto strips on top. I...
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...