Lamb Stew with Early Spring Vegetables
This garlic-rich sauce is pure heaven for lovers of the edible bulb. To save time, substitute minced jarred garlic; just know it's not as good as spring's fresh, young garlic. Also, Michael prefers grapeseed oil to olive oil because "its high smoke point is excellent for high-heat applications, such as sautéing. The neutral flavor won't compete with other ingredients, and grapeseed oil is lower in saturated fat than any other oil." He recommends plain-flavored Salute Santé Grapeseed Oil, $13 for a 17-ounce can; salutesante.com.