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Citrus Braised Lamb Shanks with Green Harissa

These citrus braised lamb shanks are served with a spicy green harissa. They’re cooked until falling off the bone tender and served with the sweet and tangy citrus juices. Shank. A word that either conjures up visions of striped uniforms and shady bathroom stall killings or, a deliciously impressive, cook all day kind of meal. We’re …

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Leftover Ham Recipes – 3 Ways To Use Leftover Ham

Three recipes to use leftover ham from any holiday dinner including a quesadilla for breakfast, ham salad for lunch and a BBQ Hawaiian pizza dinner recipe.  When you think of holidays that produce massive amounts of leftovers, I’m guessing everyone’s mind immediately goes to Thanksgiving. Am I right? Maybe it’s just my family, but Easter …

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Brown Rice Penne with Lamb and Mint Pesto

This brown rice penne with lamb and mint pesto is a hearty dish loaded with spring flavor. Italians don’t do ham for Easter, they do lamb. Unless, you’re my grandfather, who, although is about as much Italian American as they come, for some reason loves ham. Growing up, Easter Sunday was an egg hunt between …

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Crispy Lemon Roasted Baby Artichokes

These roasted baby artichokes tossed in lemon juice, baked until crispy and sprinkled with kosher salt making a delicious spring snack or side dish. Now that we’ve talked all about them in this guide to artichokes and I’m sure you ran out to the store to buy some this past weekend (or, more likely drank …

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Greek Meatballs with Mint and Dried Apricots

These Greek meatballs are made with lamb and filled with mint and dried apricots. So there’s this game on Sunday. This stupid, stupid game in which 95% of Americans will be gathered around their tvs watching, screaming, cheering and eating while a bunch of overpaid men run around tackling each other. I hate football in …

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