Category Archives: Lamb

Lamb and Fennel Sitting in a Tree

Roasted fennel is one of those things that smells so good, and tastes even better. How to make it even more tasty? Roast it in rendered lamb fat. Red onion can be substituted for shallots if need be. The leg … Continue reading

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Grilled Rack of Lamb Two Ways

Grilling lamb chops individually reduces the cooking time and is a great way to boost the flavor of the meat. Make sure to have a good bed of coals and close the grill to reduce flare ups from the dripping … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: P is for Pesto

With a main dish this rich, you probably won’t want a starter. But why not throw in a creamy dessert to finish out the night? Stuffed Leg of Lamb Hasselback Sweet Potatoes Chocolate Zabaglione That cookie looks so lonely  

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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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Lamb Bolognese

Recently ground lamb was on clearance. It must have had something to do with a holiday that just went by. Although I have no idea what lamb and Presidents Day have in common. Normally I like to make bolognese sauce … 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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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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