Lamb Supper Club: Braised Lamp Shank

I suppose it is only appropriate that the Tri-Lamb Group arranged for three Lamb Suppers. I am sad that we have reached the end though. Unlike the Godfather, the final chapter of this trilogy may have been the best! The Braised Lamb Shank is an excellent winter recipe. The dish is warming and hearty, and […]
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Green Chile Pork Posole

I’m not even going to pretend like I’ve heard of Posole before, but a quick Google search tells me that it’s a traditional Mexican stew. This recipe is from bon appetit (April), which Luke picked up in the airport before one of his recent flights. We liked the ingredients and had a pound of pork […]
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Beef Chili with Beans

We tried out this chili recipe over the winter and I have been meaning to get it up here. It is not that it was bad–the chili came out great–I am just lazy. This chili is not to spicy but has just enough kick. There are a lot of ingredients that go into this chili, […]
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Greek Style Shrimp, Part Duex

Carolyn and I made the Greek Shrimp again last week. It came out really good this time too. I had a couple of thoughts on how to make it better though. It is probably best to add the parsley at the very in and stir it in off the heat. Most leafy herbs like parsley […]
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Lamb Stew With Lemon and Figs

Carolyn had been wanting to try this recipe ever since her friend Katie mentioned. We finally got around to trying it last week. It was perfect stew day: wintery, dark and cold. The recipe calls for some ingredients we don’t usually have: saffron, lamb and figs. The lamb was the easiest to find. Make sure […]
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Hearty Beef Stew

Beef stew is an amazingly good dish that unfortunately has fallen out of popularity. This may be because people have had so many bad beef stews with overcook meat and vegetables. A good stew will have a thick savory broth and tender beef. The vegetables should still have a little fight left in them and […]
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Greek Style Shrimp

Before we went to Greece we took a class on Greek cooking at Sur La Table. It was a great class and we learned how to make 4 dishes. This is our favorite one. It is really easy to make and the flavor is great.