Lamb Shanks with Bean Stew

Do you have the in-laws coming over for dinner? Friends coming for a dinner party to see your new place? Whatever the dinner party occasion, this is the perfect dish for it. Lamb shanks always look impressive and the beauty of this dish is that you only have to do around 20 minutes prep work…

Hearty Sausage Soup with Pasta

This recipe has been a long time coming on Diary of a Saucepot. It’s one of those dishes that you begin making at a certain time in your life and adapts, develops and ages with you. The original version came from a long since lost student cookbook. It has matured, grown up in it’s own way…