Sometimes a memorable meal transcends your kitchen tools and cooking techniques. Instead, it’s a celebration that connects you to your friends, family, and culture. That’s what happens when you cook a leg of lamb. It isn’t particularly complicated, but the result is magical. If you appreciate the cut and revere the process, history will carry… Read More Sharing History | Gigot d’Agneau
This is as close to elegant as a bowl of chili can get – it’s more appropriate for date night than for game night. The lamb mellows beautifully after some time on the stove, the texture is velvety and tender, and the flavor is at once comforting and surprising. This recipe makes use of some… Read More Persephone’s Cocina | Lamb Chili
Just because it’s a weeknight meal and it’s cold, and – let’s face it – you’re a little bit miserable, doesn’t mean that you have to compromise. We always hear the world is getting smaller. Things that we once thought were inaccessible, foreign and exotic, even five years ago, are now within easy reach of… Read More Cold Weather Curry | Masoor Dal with Root Vegetables
When the snow is swirling outside and you feel like spending a bit of time in a warm kitchen stirring leisurely, risotto is your answer. I have a deep love for risottos. It is an endlessly versatile dish, perfectly at home in any season. A stock, some aromatics, and a bit of rice transforms into… Read More Winter Kitchen | Roasted Chestnut Risotto with Mushrooms
I knew it was game day, I just didn’t make the traditional food for it. This is a novel spread for fall football entertaining because (well, it features lamb, but also!) each of these can be served either hot or room temperature. If it’s not your thing, give these dishes a try on a fall weekend when your favorite team has a bye.
First, tagine of lamb (we used lovely little lamb chops).… Read More Gameday in the Underworld | Lamb Tagine
Didn’t they always serve roast lamb on Sundays back in the Mad Men era? This Greek-inspired lamb shoulder with an olive sauce is worth all the trouble and forward planning you might have to do. Hades and I had a hankering for some lamb after the Greek Festival last weekend. Maybe with some olives. And… Read More Greek, Only Not | Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Olives