Mark Bittman's Lamb and More Recipes

In today's Weekly Recipe Review, a sweet bread recipe, plus raspberry champagne cocktails

Check out our editors' picks for the best recipes from news sections across the country.

LA Times
Los Angeles chef Nancy Silverton of the beloved Mozza shares her recipe for apple borsellini.

NY Times
And Mark Bittman schools us on slow-braised lamb shanks.

You should learn how to make Portuguese sweet bread. It sounds delicious.

Chicago Tribune
The winner of the annual cookie contest? A shortbread, raisin, and cinnamon streusel bar known as H bar, with a love story (kind of).

Seattle Times
Raspberry champagne for Christmas Eve. Trust us, it's always a good idea.

Kitchen Daily
An easy, last-minute chocolate cake for the holidays (cheat a little. You deserve it).

Portland Press Herald
So if you really want to try going meatless on Christmas Eve, you can try these maple Dijon papaya steaks.

Washington Post
A perfect dish for the winter: Japanese oden. You don't need a recipe, just great ingredients.

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Wall Street Journal
Or, if you like heat in the chile pepper kind of way, get your hands on some "raja mircha," a tiny pepper in the northeast of India, and cook it with pork.