Suzi's Blog

Parsillade Lamb Chops

  August is stumbling to an end. I say stumbling because it has not fended off fall at all. Some years, summer is strong into September. This year, fall was appearing in the first week of August. You may have some “tell” trees near you. We do. These are those trees whose leaves begin to…

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Summer Lamb with Fennel and Roasted Nectarines from Clodagh’s Irish Kitchen

At Cooking by the Book, Suzen has surrendered. There are just some dishes that she cannot get her corporate clients to eat. Guests come here, cook together in our large kitchen, and dine on their own creations. People will just not eat Bambi. Not here, but they do in Ireland. And not just in the…

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Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks with Lentils from Fireside Feasts

Even May can have nights to make you believe winter will never end. In the Catskills, you can still have a chilly or even freezing night. Suzen and I never plant our herb garden until after Memorial Day. We have planted sooner and we have learned our lesson.  On nights like this, you can long…

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Easy Provencal Lamb Recipe from Ina Garten

Easter is over. The candy gone, not to return for another year. Next Easter perhaps you’ll face that same “lamb or ham” question. But you know, it’s still springtime and the lamb is still here for enjoyment. For our Easter dinner, and perhaps for your next spring feast, we wanted lamb. But we did not…

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