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Yogurt Leg of Lamb from Stone Turtle

I know, lamb is not an everyday dish. And for many it’s an acquired taste. There is, of course, the British-inspired route of having one bite of mint jelly for every bite of lamb. And then there are better paths. At our recent course on wood oven cooking at Stone Turtle in Maine, we had…

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Green Lamb Curry from Madhur Jaffrey

There’s your comfort food. And there’s your comfort zone. Comfort food is instilled in your childhood. A summer potato salad from your mom. A grandmother’s latkas you smell on the stairway of her apartment building before you’ve even knocked on the door. The personal mixture of memories and flavors is exceptional for each of us.…

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Lamb Chops with Black Currant BBQ Sauce

The other red meat? Lamb. I know, I know, lamb is for spring time. Well, guess what, it’s almost spring in Argentina and New Zealand. Well prepared, lamb can be exceptional. Mint sauce? Oh, yes, that’s obligatory for lamb. You probably have a green bottle of mint jelly sitting on a back shelf of the…

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Grilled Rack of Lamb with Mango Mint Mojo

Rack of lamb? The very phrase generates images of a posh restaurant, an exceptional chef, a wonderfully satisfying meal, and something you could never do yourself. It’s true that this dish is sumptuous. But you don’t need an upscale restaurant to enjoy it. And, yes, you can easily do rack of lamb yourself. In fact,…

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