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 took a slightly different route, as you might detect in the...
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...
Potato and Pumpkin Tourte from Le Picnic by Suzy Ashford

Potato and Pumpkin Tourte from Le Picnic by Suzy Ashford

These are the weeks of pumpkin picking. We buy them, carve them, but too often fail to cook with them. Suzy Ashford wrote Le Picnic with idea for inspired picnic food. Whether you are picnicking as you pumpkin pick or just want a lovely fall dish — or a wonderful side...
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...