Archive for the ‘Lamb’ Category

Some more hits from dinner

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

We're back on the menu planning wagon and got some excellent dinners this week. Rosemary garlic roasted lamb with pears and brussels sprouts A couple more hits from The Complete Cooking For Two Cookbook. Pork chops with port wine and cherry sauce Maple and bourbon glazed pork tenderloin I liked the first a ...

Happy Easter!

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

We had a nice quiet Easter - Emma put up with a flower headband for a few seconds and got to gnaw on the bone from our little leg of lamb as a reward. :-) Steamed asparagus and artichoke (with lemon butter) rounded out our little holiday ...

Happy Spring Equinox!

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Today is the first day of spring, the day that the sun shines directly on the equator, and the day and the night are very nearly equal in length. After today in the northern hemisphere the days will be longer than the nights as we progress towards the summer solstice. ...

Crockpot Lamb Stew

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

This month's Household 6 cooking challenge was a concept MRE, aka Meal Ready to Eat. These are shelf stable, calorie dense, nutritious meals that are used in the field by our men and women in uniform. They are not, however, known for being particularly tasty. Often the tiny bottles ...

What Else We’ve Been Eating This Weekend

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

Here's what else we've been eating this weekend: Thinly sliced t-bone steak and mushrooms Rosemary Garlic Roasted Rack of Lamb Italian Vegetable Sauté (made with red kidney beans instead of cannellini beans today) with chicken sausage

Rosemary Garlic Rack of Lamb with Roasted Pears

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

This was inspired by this Food Network recipe. The pears go quite well with the lamb, and the rosemary garlic rub is quite good. I served this with some gnocchi.     Rosemary Garlic Rack of Lamb with Roasted Pears Serves 4 1 rack of lamb, about 1.5 lbs 4 sprigs fresh ...

Pan Seared Lamb and Brussels Sprouts

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Another tasty standby dinner of ours, I just roasted the little brussels sprouts in the same cast iron skillet as the lamb. I got some nice boneless chops this time, so a bit less work to eat while still very flavorful.

Pan Seared Lamb Chops and Roasted Summer Squash

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Pan seared lamb chops and some roasted summer squash for an easy and tasty dinner.

Some of What We’ve Been Eating This Weekend

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

Beef and Bean Burritos Spicy Popcorn (air popped popcorn drizzled with equal parts butter and Frank's Red Hot and a light sprinkle of salt) Pan Seared Lamb Chops

Pan-Seared Lamb Loin Chops

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

This was a very easy and flavorful meal. I was making a Costco trip today, mostly to get aluminum foil, which I failed at. They're doing some re-jiggering and have a large section of what used to be freezer aisles cordoned off and empty. The freezer rows ...