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Category: Lamb

Moroccan Lamb Meatballs in Tomato Sauce or "Kefta Mkaouara"

  As much as I would love a true tagine, I’d have to store it in someone else’s NYC kitchen          Not too long ago, I published a recipe for Moroccan Meatballs that was a huge hit.  People wrote about how much they loved the […]

From Montreal’s Joe Beef: A recipe for four hour Lamb for two With Condimint

Jennifer May’s Photo of the Dish My rendition of the dish           There was a time when everyone who visited the south of France came back and immediately went straight to their oven to prepare something called “Seven Hour Gigot of Lamb”.  It was one […]

Parmesan Crusted Rack of Lamb

  New Zealand where there are 9.2 sheep for every human          I’d be hard pressed to remember the last I cooked something this impressive and yet so easy.  I must admit to having approached preparing rack of lamb with a degree of trepidation.  This […]

Merguez Lamb Patties and Gold Raisin Couscous

Kibbi at Open Sesame  in Long Beach, CA I was quite surprised to read that lamb consumption is this country hit a new low last year. It’s a decline that’s been a long time coming.  The number of sheep raised in America is half what it was 20 years […]

Simple Grilled Lamb Chops and Chickpeas in Star Anise and Date Masala

      The great challenge of home cooking is finding ways to bring new life to everyday family favorites.  At our house, this is a true mission since every meal is a candidate for this blog. We are constantly on the lookout for ways of […]

Singapore Lamb Curry with Stir-Fried Noodles

        I remember a friend telling me that once she gave her husband a Wok for Christmas, it was pretty much Wok-around-the-clock from that point on. As I remember, he was one of the first men I knew who’d taken over the kitchen and cooked […]

Ina Garten’s Pastitsio

        I’ve waited all summer for the first cool day to arrive.  Not that I don’t love every minute of summer, it’s just that I have been dying to try this gorgeous dish ever since I saw it in House Beautiful. With yet another dire […]

Simple Lamb Chops with two delicious sides: Stir-Fried Bok Choy with Ginger and Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

        One of the best buys at Costco are the loin lamb chops.  You get 10 of them for about $17.00.  The last time I looked at loin lamb chops at Fairway, they were over $17.00 a lb.  I’ve been wanting to write about them […]

Poached Lamb Steaks with Spring Vegetables

Last winter, when I was in my Food Writing Boot Camp, I bought any number of food magazines from all over the world.  From New Zealand came “Cuisine”, a very lavishly illustrated and beautiful publication that was published last September in Auckland.  Given its Southern […]

A visit to April Bloomfield’s “The Breslin” and a recipe for Lamb Burgers with Yogurt Sauce and Tomatoes

        At The Breslin, April Bloomfield’s much-written-about “British Gastropub” at 16 West 29th Street,(TEL: (212) 679-1939), I  became totally enamored of the Lamb Burger.  It’s almost as outrageously tasty as the “Thrice Cooked Chips” that are as good, if not better, than any French fry […]

Lamb and Tomato Curry and Indian Asparagus

  Above: The ingredients of a great curry even look beautiful.              Indian curries are a favorite of mine.  While the Indians eat them to keep cool in their hot climate, I eat them to keep warm in ours—especially with this winter’s record-breaking low […]