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Pepper-Crusted Rack of Lamb over Creamy Cannellinis

Someone was very, very happy with her birthday meal. Creamy Cannellini Beans 8 ounces dried cannellini beans 4 garlic cloves, sliced thin 2 tbsp fresh rosemary black pepper lemon juice olive oil 1/4 cup Romano Soak beans overnight. Toss in … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers

We don’t often talk about our meals here at the Rufus Guide. Yes, we talk all the time about food and on special occasions we might mention what we ate as a first course and for dessert. But we normally … Continue reading

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Lamb Chops

Once again lamb was on clearance at the grocery store and these little chops were just to lovely to pass up. Corn meal can be substituted for the semolina flour. Semolina Crusted Lamb Chops in a Mushroom Sauce 4 lamb … Continue reading

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Lamb Meatballs

We have more lamb than we can shake a tail feather at this time of year. These make a wonderful appetizer, or dinner. Thank you Kroger for once again over ordering fancy meat. Lamb Meatballs 1 lb ground lamb 1 … Continue reading

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Stuffed Leg of Lamb

Roast lamb creates such a wonderful aroma that it should be turned into a scent for air fresheners. Butterfly the bone out of the lamb leg and then cut the meat open as evenly as possible to make a somewhat … Continue reading

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Stuffed Squash with an Indian Twist

Here is a way to jazz up stuffed squash. I like to use the acorn variety because they form their own bowls. One acorn squash will serve two people so increase the proportions if making this for more folks. Lamb … Continue reading

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Braised Leg of Lamb

Normally I would make this dish with a cheap cut of beef, since leg of lamb is a little expensive to be braised for so long. A week ago the grocery put a couple of them on clearance and I … Continue reading

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Madhur Jaffrey’s lemony lamb

This may not be the sexiest looking dish, but it’s fantastic, warm and spicy with a fresh citrus and mint kick. It paired well with naan, and call us rebels for mixing cuisines, a minty tabbouleh. We have a ton … Continue reading

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Smoked Lamb Shanks

*For those folks who need a reminder on smoking go here.* Recently I went out on a limb and smoked a couple lamb shanks. Normally I would use a larger and far fattier cut of meat for this, but sometimes … Continue reading

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Osso Buco

Lately, peasant food is all the rage. Dishes that used to be inexpensive and called for ingredients most people would not use have begun to cost more than a steak. Consider Osso Buco. My wife wanted me to make the … Continue reading

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