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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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Roast Pork

Oh, honey. Sit down for a minute and let me tell you about this roast pork. The juicy, well-seasoned, flavorful meat. The woodsy bits of herbs and crispy, unctuous, oh-dear-Lord cracklings. (I mean, come on. Cracklings.) Your butcher will do … Continue reading

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Chicken-Pesto Meatballs

Let the record reflect: I’m not Italian. I didn’t grow up with stories from the Old Country in my ears, tugging at the apron strings of a Pugliese-bred granny. I have no genetic memories of tagliatelle or cavatelli or pasta … 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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Grilled Skirt Steak Salad

Hello, summer. I’m so glad you’re here. I missed your long days of sunshine. I missed your flip flops and freckles. I missed your buttered corncobs and fuzzy peaches, your perfect tomatoes and cold beers outside on patios. And grilled … Continue reading

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