Rice, Ham and English Peas

Photo by Judith Hausman “So, what do you call this,” a dinner guest recently asked me upon serving up a side of rice, ham and peas. “Un-risotto?” You could say this dish is sort of like risotto. Peas are indeed a classic risotto ingredient, but instead of making this dish with the traditional Arborio rice, […]

Onion Biscuits

Photo by Judith Hausman Serve your onion biscuits with a slice of ham. To me, ham means biscuits, even here in New York’s Hudson Valley. We will soon be celebrating spring with the ham of a local pig, raised a few miles away. There will be asparagus, a leek-and-potato gratin, a salad of young greens […]

Potato-ham Spanish Tortilla

No, this recipe isn’t for wraps of the same name. Try this skillet dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner.