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February 6, 2015
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Apple Fig Crumble

Fruit crisps or crumble are one of my favorite desserts. In summer, I use luscious berries and juicy stone fruit. In fall and winter, I use apples combined with dried fruit. Usually, I make these for dessert and serve them with vanilla ice cream or freshly whipped cream, and I make sure there is plenty […]

February 4, 2015
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Chicken Livers with Mushrooms

When I was a child, there was a restaurant we frequented for breakfast that served lightly breaded, sauteed chicken livers. The livers were perfectly cooked. They had a dark, rich, crusty, brown exterior and tender, moist, juicy, pink insides and were perfect with softly scrambled eggs. My father and I were the only ones in […]

Lamb Hash

February 2, 2015
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Lamb Hash

Before I made this I had never eaten lamb hash. I’d eaten brisket of beef hash, corned beef hash and even turkey hash. This was a total experiment. The idea came to me when I had leftovers from this exact leg of lamb recipe. The leg of lamb was so rich and loaded with flavors, I […]