It's easy to slice the hearts very thin when they are partially frozen.
I saw another blog reproducing her recipe to the letter (with no attribution!) that added pine nuts, which would have added a nice crunch. Per O-Neill’s recipe, I used lamb loin chops but lamb rib chops would be a fine substitution. I love, love, love the flavor of Arbor Farm’s lamb, which is raised and harvested in Manchester, Michigan. This seasonal lamb is only available through the middle of May.
The only change I made to her original recipe was adding two tablespoons of olive oil to the dressing. Her recipe called for 3/4-inch thick loin chops, and mine were over an inch thick. I increased the cooking time accordingly for medium rare. Roasted sweet potatoes were the perfect side.
This morning we woke up to the first real snow of the year––good thing I’d purchased a chicken. The following is a recipe I’ve been tweaking each winter when the snow flies; this year I added a cup of dry lentils to the rice. Below, you’ll find a slide show I made several years ago after … Full recipe post »
Coming off a four-week, super-intense editing of my next book, “The Welcome Home Diner”, a contemporary novel about two women opening a diner on Detroit’s east side. I get why writers isolate themselves during the process. I was assigned a well-seasoned editor determined to squeeze the best book that she could out of me. The verdict will be in the hands of … Full recipe post »
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