Because I used to each Chicken McNuggets, like, on the regular, I never had a true taste for great food.
Sure, I knew the difference between fast food and the stuff that comes from nice restaurants, but cooking restaurant quality dishes at home was never something I dreamed of doing until I started this blog.
I love when a dish tastes like it came from the kitchen of a fancy restaurant and Week 23, Meal 2: Grilled lamb chops over asparagus and morel mushrooms with sherry vinaigrette is a meal that smacks of finer-than-home dining.
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I’m always asking Chef Brian for simpler recipes.
Part of it is because I’m lazy, and part of it is because I’m not the quickest cook. So any recipe that allows me to come home, put in a little bit of work and enjoy the spoils of a better-than-drive-thru dinner is the kind of meal I’m really in to.
Week 22, Meal 2: Marinated and grilled lamb chops over green beans, fennel, and tomato fits that bill. The salad is fast and flavorful and the lamb chops, as simple as the marinade ingredients are, bursts with a sweet and salty succulence unlike any lamb we’ve cooked so far on the blog. Continue reading Week 22, Meal 2: Cop these lamb chops!
Chef Brian’s dishes usually have three or four components, so I was really confused by Week 13, Meal 2: Marinated lamb kabobs with a pomegranate, pistachio, citrus and mint relish.
I saw lamb and I saw relish, but was confused at how such a seemingly simple recipe would satisfy.
One bite of the smoky, lemon-softened meat paired with the sweet-tart, crunchy relish and I was sold.
Sometimes keeping it simple yields the best results. Continue reading Week 13, Meal 2: Marinated lamb kabobs with pomegranate, pistachio, citrus and mint relish
While Week 11 was all about pasta, really, this meal could do without.
Just ask Wifey Nadia and our guests Jamil and Justine, who, after having a bowl of Week 11, Meal 3: Orecchiette with lamb ragu and ricotta cheese, all grabbed seconds to spoon-gorge on the clove-and-mint spiked, lamb-packed sauce. Continue reading Week 11, Meal 3: Orecchiette with lamb ragu and ricotta cheese
Everything I would need to say about Week 7, Meal 3: Lamb burger with grilled red onion, feta, bell pepper yogurt, tomato and greens is in that picture.
So, instead of rambling on, I’m just going to give you the jump. Continue reading Week 7, Meal 3: Lamb burger with grilled red onion, feta, bell pepper yogurt, tomato and greens