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…

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.…

Garlic Rosemary Oven Roasted Chicken

I was cooking a dinner for 35 people, and had to strategize so that dinner would come out super tasty. When cooking for 35 people, it’s really important to find an easy to make recipe so that you aren’t driving yourself crazy and get too frazzled in the kitchen. I found that it was key to find items that I could prep and then just toss in the oven, set the timer, and relax. So for this particular meal, I decided to make garlic rosemary roast chicken, rosemary potatoes, garlic…

Rosemary and Garlic Oven Baked Fried Chicken

By now, you may have guessed that I have a huge obsession with fried chicken. I love the crispy, crunchy coating and the juicy bites of chicken! So in an attempt to make a healthier version of fried chicken, I decided to oven bake it instead. And to give the chicken a burst of flavor, I was super excited to use fresh rosemary growing in my own garden. Total Cook Time: approximately 1 hour Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces 3 garlic cloves, finely minced 3…

Rack of Lamb!!

One of my favorite meats of all time has to be lamb. And I actually think it was a recent discovery, cause I certainly don’t remember eating lamb so frequently a few years ago. But I think it’s one of the perfect meats to throw on the grill and it doesn’t require a lot of work, a few ingredients go a long way with enhancing the flavor of the meat. So tonight, in honor of the warm weather we’re getting, we decided to cook up some rack of lamb with…