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Grilled Leg of Lamb

If my mother has any claims to fame as a hostess (they’re legion, believe me), numero uno is her way with lamb: rosy, rosemary-scented Easter roasts, mustard-rubbed racks and butterflied legs, grilled to a robust tenderness. It’s no surprise, then, … Continue reading

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Mergeuz

At some point, Spanish cured chorizo made the short watery leap south to Morocco, where lamb was substituted for pork but the sausage’s gutsy, zingy character remained intact. I’m crazy for lamb any way I can get it, and the … Continue reading

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Mustard-Rosemary Rack of Lamb

Once upon a time, I was a vegetarian (see above photo: oh, how far we’ve come). Though I didn’t miss the meat as much as you might expect, I had occasional (stabbing, ravenous) guilty-pleasure cravings. Every vegetarian misses bacon, but … Continue reading

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Braised Lamb Shanks

I know it’s not quite March yet, but I’ve found the perfect dinner for Saint Patrick’s Day. Check that off the list. After inheriting a slow cooker from a downsizing friend (thanks, Garvey!) I wanted to try a traditional braise, … Continue reading

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Lamb Meatballs

I am a big fan of grazing. A little of this, a little of that. Antipasto, mezze, tapas, a ploughman’s lunch, the smörgåsbord: I’m into all of it. (Though strangely, the American grazing standards of salad bars and all-you-can-eat buffets tend … Continue reading

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