Lamb shanks are at their best when gently cooked. A slow cooker creates meltingly tender meat in a flavorful sauce -- perfect for Sunday dinner. Asking your butcher to slice your shanks ensures an easy fit in a slow cooker. Or, look for smaller foreshanks, which come from the front of the lamb.
Ribbons of delicate asparagus may look fancy, but making them couldn't be easier -- all you need is a vegetable peeler. They are fabulous on this flatbread, as well as tossed with an herb dressing and some hard cheese.
This is a rich, magnificent dish, so enjoy it and don't even think about replacing the heavy cream with anything else or skimping on the amount. A sprinkle of lemon zest at the end gives it a bright pop.
These scones have a texture similar to that of mashed potatoes. In Scotland, they are cooked on a griddle and served with breakfast. We added some cheese to this recipe to make the scones even more irresistible.