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Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

If I ever have leftover roast leg of lamb I make Shepherd’s Pie. It’s the sneakiest way to use leftovers without anyone knowing you’ve used them. And if there wasn’t a trace of leftover lamb, substitute ground beef and just like it’s called Cottage Pie.…

Herb Roasted Butterflied Leg of Lamb

Herb Roasted Butterflied Leg of Lamb

My grade school best friend’s Mom introduced me to lamb. She was an extraordinary cook and an avid reader of Gourmet magazine who went out of her way with an ingredient or method to enhance her cooking. From the flank steak she marinated for days…

Roast Rack of Lamb With Fresh Mint Vinaigrette

Roast Rack of Lamb With Fresh Mint Vinaigrette

Roasting a rack of lamb is easier than you might think. The key is to begin with a high quality rack of lamb purchased at a reliable meat department or butcher. Most lamb racks have eight bones in them which means eight chops. They are…