Lamb Recipes

If cooked properly lamb can be as good as beef. It seems lamb is like liver or anchovies. Some people just hate them, and it's usually because of a traumatic childhood experience. Our lamb recipes may just change your mind about this misunderstood ingredient.

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Create mouth watering leg of lamb on the smoker or grill with these various techniques. Leg of lamb is a complex bundle of muscles, with layers of fat and connective tissue throughout. Here are four methods for dealing with the wonderful log of meat and how to create deliciously smoky grilled leg of lamb. read more
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In Morocco, Mechoui means 'roasted on an open fire.' Whole lamb is usually roasted on a spit, and often the cavity is filled with organ meats, herbs, or fruits. In this twist on the traditional mechoui, a leg of lamb is marinated overnight in charmoula. It is then seasoned, grilled, and served with harissa hot sauce. read more
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Lamb loin chops are tender, flavorful, and juicy. This is an extremely quick and easy marinade and cooking method for grilled lamb loin chops. read more
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This wonderful spice rub is perfect when looking to amp up the flavor for smoked and grilled lamb. Use it as a dry rub seasoning for lamb or mutton prior to cooking or add liquid to make a flavorful paste for the meat. It also works well as a dry brine, ensuring deep flavor penetration and maximum moisture. read more
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Rack of lamb is incredible rich and succulent, especially when cooked medium rare. Here are the tips and tricks for creating perfect rack of lamb lollipops (lamb chops) for your guests including how to trim them, season them, and grill them. read more
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Here's how to make Greek Gyros starting with a lamb burger. Preparing these burgers is a snap and you might not go back to beef hamburgers. Served in a pita along with Greek tzatziki sauce, these flavorful ground lamb burgers are a great change of pace from traditional burgers at your next BBQ and grilling cookout. read more
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With this simple but flavor rich recipe, feast on succulent lamb ribs that are seasoned with a dry rub and slow smoked until tender. Lamb ribs are grilled low and slow until browned and tender, and then serve them without any sauce to highlight the balance of the slightly gamey meat and the herb scented dry rub. read more
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This is a chart of the many different cuts of lamb. read more

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