Lamb Chops with Garlic and Rosemary

One of the most exciting things about moving into my new home was the thought of having my own herb garden. I’ve never had a green thumb, but I still wanted to try my hand at this. I hate buying a whole bunch of herbs from the grocery store, to only use it once that week and then end up tossing it out. So who new with some sun and water, my herb garden exploded and is actually thriving! At one of my recent trips to the meat counter, we…

Lamb Kapama for the Husband

My husband is a huge fan of Greek food and one of the dishes he tends to always order is lamb kapama. And for months and months, he’s been asking that I make this for him. So here’s my first attempt at making one of his favorite meals at home! Serving size: 4 Cook Time: 2 hours 2 lbs leg of lamb, sliced into 4 pieces about 1/2″ thick (ask your butcher to de-bone the lamb for you) kosher salt and fresh ground pepper 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil…

Lamb Sausage Ready Made for the Grill

Spring is just around the corner and one of my favorite meats has to be lamb, especially cooked on the grill! I’ve been challenging myself for a while to make home made sausage, so it just made sense to me to try my hand at making lamb sausage; and I happen to love using the grinder attachment for my KitchenAid mixer, so I was more than happy to pull out one of my favorite toys. All I could think about were the amazing concoction of spices and herbs that help…

Braised Lamb Shank to Ring in the Autumn

Fall is my favorite season for a variety of reasons, Football is back, my birthday, my wedding anniversary, Halloween and Thanksgiving all happen during this 3 month span! The temperature gets cooler, the mornings are crisp, the air outside is fresh and nothing makes me feel cozier than a great meal from my kitchen. I’ve got a huge list of stews, soups and other yummy items I want to make this season. I wanted to kick off the season right with my very first attempt at making braised lamb shank.…

Lunch at Amoo’s House of Kabob

I never thought I’d go out of my way to McLean for Kabobs, especially with so many great places near where I live. But for lunch, we tried out Amoo’s House of Kabob. I was looking for a very unpretentious place with good solid food! Walking in, we were greeted very warmly. It seemed like it was a family run establishment and we walked into their house for a meal. Being a huge fan of kabobs, my eyes skipped over appetizers and entrees and went straight to the kabob section…