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Lamb loin chops; panzanella with eggplant; exploding beer bottle – 23 September 2017

OK, so this set out to be a great dinner and it was, and then the beer (actually, cider) bottle explosion definitely made it a memorable evening. I wanted to make the eggplant panzanella from Weber’s Big Book of Grilling … Continue reading

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Lamb kebabs rubbed with spices; broccolini; reheated coconut rice – 18 May 2017

Well, this was pretty cool. Not perfect, but good. We had this coconut rice left over, and I decided it might go well with some middle-eastern-spiced lamb. So I looked up recipes for lamb with cinnamon in them, which led … Continue reading

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Scotch Broth; semonlina-with-bay patties; chard stems – 16 May 2017

I used my lamb broth from last week’s leftover bits to make Scotch Broth. I defrosted some bits of lamb from 2012(!!) that were marked as being small chunks – they were too small for a good kebab, indeed, but … Continue reading

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Leftover lamb, semolina with bay, and cranberry beans; cooked carrots – 10 May 2017

Leftovers tonight. I cooked up the one cup of cranberry beans resulting from D’s shelling adventures a day or two ago, using the Bertolli recipe. While I took a shower, he got all the rest of the lamb off the … Continue reading

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Leftover sweet potato curry; paratha bread – 9 May 2017

Took a night off between lamb dinners – also b/c had lamb lunch – to finish off the leftovers we took home from Mint Leaf on the weekend. Also, James Comey was fired today, while I was sitting in La … Continue reading

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Lamb Merlot; semolina with bay; asparagus with aioli – 8 May 2017

We had this odd non-cut of a lamb leg in the freezer, left over from some previous lamb dinner (with R&E) when the requested cut was made in the wrong place. Instead of getting a shortened bone-in leg of lamb … Continue reading

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Birthday dinner at Chez Panisse – 28 April 2017

A major birthday for D, so we took R&E and went to Chez Panisse for dinner, having remembered a month in advance to call in for reservations. Next time should get first seating, though, as dinner lasts quite a long … Continue reading

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Grilled lamb with “Indian spices”; cumin-spiced kabocha squash; naan – 3 November 2016

I discovered that my remaining half of a large kabocha squash was still doing fine in the fridge, so thought about ways to use it. I came up with one, then decided perhaps it needed lamb to go with, then … Continue reading

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Shrimp, watercress, and lemon over gemelli; some version of bok choi – 28 October 2016

Since I cluelessly bought the wrong amount of shrimp yesterday, we had a bunch (in fact, about 12 oz) left, and decided we really needed to cook them today. I originally thought I’d just make a pasta based on last … Continue reading

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Hummus with lamb; 10 January 2016

This is a recipe from the Moro cookbook, which I cooked previously and really loved. I made the hummus from dried garbanzos, tahini from the Bowl, garlic crushed in salt, and freshly squeezed lemon juice. The ground lamb is cooked … Continue reading

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Lemon kefta tagine; couscous – 19 December 2015

I’d been wanting to make this tagine again for awhile – in fact, wanted to make it all last winter but couldn’t find the cookbook (which appeared back on the shelf… just missing it? It’s thin…). So when R&E donated … Continue reading

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Lamb chops with “Lamb Merlot” marinade; kale with bacon; cannellini beans – 25 December 2013

Normally we would have a big feast that requires multiple cooks on Christmas, but with the guys engaged in a construction project-with-deadline, I was pretty much it till dark, so D and I settled on a fairly simple meal to … Continue reading

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Scotch Broth; broccoli – 23 October 2013

We had made lamb broth/stock by boiling the bones from some lamb chops we had eaten, along with one carrot. I took it out today to make this soup, which, in its Campbell’s incarnation, was a favorite of my childhood. … Continue reading

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Lamb loin chops; panzanella; collard greens with bacon – 13 July 2013

This is practically a remake of a meal from 7 August 2010.The grilled lamb and pazanella are from Weber’s Big Book of Grilling. Differences from the recipe: There were no rib chops at the Bowl, so I bought 2 loin … Continue reading

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Grilled lamb kebobs; fresh shell beans; beet greens – 5 July 2013

I was going to make a polenta and shell beans, but it got too late for grilled polenta (which has to chill for 4 hours after an hour of prep and before grilling), so I moved that dinner to Sunday, and … Continue reading

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Grilled lamb kebabs; cannellini bean salad; sugar snap peas with mint – 15 June 2013

Weber’s Art of the Grill has fabulous side dishes. I wanted to make this cannellini bean salad, though what it accompanies in the book – a marinated rack of lamb – is normally too pricey and too much work (i.e. … Continue reading

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Dinner at Riva Cucina – 1 May 2013

Addpix D and I had our anniversary dinner at Riva Cucina, one of our favorite restaurants. The chef sent out two gifts for us, and we ordered two entrees and brought our own wine (it was no-corkage night). Massi sent … Continue reading

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Pasta with leftover lamb meatballs and Wells sauce; new carrot – 25 September 2012

I didn’t leave work till way after 7, and had to dream up a dinner I had not thought about at all. I called D to tell him I was on my way, and asked if we had anything dinnerish. … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with lamb – an inside-out ravioli pasta; fresh tomatoes – 24 September 2012

D cooked tonight because I expected I might have to stay late, which indeed turned out to be true. I asked yesterday if he could use the 1/4 lb of ground lamb that I didn’t need for last night’s meatballs, … Continue reading

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Lamb meatballs over cucumber salad; tomatoes; pear – 23 Sept 2012

I chose this recipe from the Pinxtos book b/c it used ground lamb, which I had had D buy on spec, and also breadcrumbs, which would use up the bread I felt guilty about abandoning when I made the pizza … Continue reading

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Tagine of spicy kefta with lemon; salad of baby lettuces – 7 June 2012

I had this sudden realization of what I could do with the remaining cilantro, left over from the zucchini and feta pizza. I made this tagine once before, and we all loved it. It’s from “Tagine – Spicy stews from … Continue reading

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Grilled lamb kebabs; pilaf; chard – 12 May 2012

I wanted to grill some red peppers for use this week, and wondered what I could grill for dinner along with them, to combine cooking and save gas. It being a Saturday, I decided on lamb kebabs. I had packets … Continue reading

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Soup with lamb stock; avocado salad; potato bits – 2 April 2012

D took the stock that he made using the leftover lamb chop bones from Saturday and made it into a yummy soup. We had high expectations b/c the stock smelled so wonderful, and we were not disappointed. D added little … Continue reading

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Lamb tagine with aprocots and prunes; sautee mix with red-dyed garlic – 21 December 2011

This was the second real success from my tagine book. More than half have been uninteresting, but this was quite good. Lamb chunks are cooked with onion and garlic and also blanched almonds and a bunch of good-smelling spices; then … Continue reading

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Curry a la ‘F’; salad – 13 December 2011

I finished off the lamb curry I started on Sunday, and we had that after carrying home and setting up the Christmas tree! The curry is from my Scottish friend F, who sent me both the recipe and a bottle … Continue reading

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