Sweet Potato, Gruyere, and Pecan Gratin

Sweet Potato, Gruyere, and Pecan Gratin

In John Whaite’s wonderful Perfect Plates in 5 Ingredients there is this rather interesting recipes. John notes that not even he needs meat to make a meal, or at least not every meal. This most hearty gratin will lower your appetite and elevate your satisfaction...
Butternut Squash and Prune Gratin

Butternut Squash and Prune Gratin

For our holiday tables, we often resort to “the same things.” Now, those things are terrific which explains why we may have had them dozens of times. Still, there may be a longing to augment the table, a desire for something more, something different. No,...
Maple-Glazed Apple and Sweet Potato Gratin

Maple-Glazed Apple and Sweet Potato Gratin

Ah, here’s that sweet potato again. And again, the question is simple: how to transform this beast into something delectable. In The Thanksgiving Table, Diane Morgan has fun with both sweet potatoes and words. She calls this dish a gratin, but do not worry about...
Potato, Cauliflower and Camembert Gratin

Potato, Cauliflower and Camembert Gratin

This post finishes the series on what we had for Easter dinner last Sunday. I’ve saved the best for last. If you google “what does cauliflower taste like” you have a quick descent into a tar pit. There are plenty of discussions, not about what it tastes like or why,...