Entries Tagged as 'lamb'

lamb stew with pol… i mean, grits

February 13th, 2010 · 25 Comments

a few months ago i bought some locally produced lamb shanks at the nashville farmers market and then tucked them away in my freezer for just the right day. and then yesterday, on a whim i sat them out to defrost and began snooping around the interwebs for some inspiration. i wound up on food52′s […]

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Tags: lamb · polenta

blah.ging

August 24th, 2009 · 31 Comments

t a sampling of some fresh picked wine berries, huckleberries and wild blackberries – a gift from my friend jack on my birthday last month it’s not that i’m not cooking. because i am. there are gatherings of friends and just plain hungriness resulting in well, dinner. i even sometimes whip out the nikon and snap […]

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nancy silverton’s lamb meatballs with piquillo pepper and chickpea sauce

November 3rd, 2008 · 35 Comments

one of the best meals that i have ever had, as in EVER, was not surprisingly at a restaurant owned by the stellar batali/bastianich duo, along with chef nancy silverton. the dinner was spectacular. it was one of those nights when the kitchen must have been firing on all cylinders, unlike my dinner six nights later at […]

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Tags: beans · lamb

polenta taragna with lamb

September 29th, 2008 · 25 Comments

  polenta is a much loved staple in my home.  i see it as a perfect food, versatile beyond measure, lending itself to main courses, side dishes and desserts.  plus i’d never get the pizza off of the peel if not for my polenta. awhile back i remember watching a molto mario episode where he […]

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not just your average lima bean salad

August 10th, 2008 · 36 Comments

because that would be so very boring.  so very uninteresting.  even downright plebeian.  but if i were to tell you that this was one of the very best things that i have made in as long as i can remember, well – you would just have to take my word. because this bean dish was […]

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couscous stuffed peppers with lamb sausage

March 13th, 2008 · 18 Comments

this was a great way to use up a lot of ingredients. the last of my sweet peppers and parsley, along with a bag of israeli cous cous and some lamb sausage that i’d bought and frozen awhile back. i know i know – house made merguez is on the short list – i just […]

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Tags: lamb · pasta

lamb ragu

March 2nd, 2008 · 23 Comments

february 17. new york times sunday magazine. the way we eat. ragu’s are featured in an article called, ‘slow food’, and i am all about making a ragu, especially after my lunch at a voce. their lamb bolognese is a thing of perfection, so i was on one of my missions – to attempt to […]

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Tags: lamb · pasta

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