Pan-Seared Pork with Tarragon and Mustardy Onions

The first time I made this dish was an evening last fall when I walked into the butcher’s and said, “I just need something easy for dinner tonight.” ...more

Top 5 Winter Dinners

Up here in Scotland we’re in the middle of what one friend calls “the tunnel”. Back in November I bumped into him on the street in St. Andrews. He said, “We’ve entered the tunnel. We won’t come out until February.” ...more

Lamb Meatballs With Preserved Lemon

[Editor's Note: Lamb meatballs are a great variation on their beef or pork brethren—they have a lovely flavor and are very versatile. They can be served on their own or wrapped in pita or lavash for a hearty sandwich. This version features a zing from preserved lemon, which is one of my favorite flavor accents. --Genie] ...more
DELICIOUS. And very Moroccan.more

Chicken Satay Salad

We all have comfort foods we crave again and again. Maybe it’s your mother’s roast chicken, or noodle soup, or freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, still warm and gooey from the oven. I could go on, but I’ll cut to the chase here ....more

Scotch Whiskey Pork Stew


Postcard from Scotland: Perth


Souvlaki Lamb Burgers

We’re quickly learning that the lamb in Scotland is as fresh and more affordable than the local beef. It’s equally tasty, too, being a little gamey and very tender ....more