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My lamb shanks from yesterday

Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,973
edited September 2013 in Lamb

 

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Steve 

Caledon, ON

 

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  • DMWDMW Posts: 9,251
    Looks great!
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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,420
    Looks very tasty!

    Nice cook!
  • Dan4BBQDan4BBQ Posts: 270
    You do some wonderful cooks.  I'm a wannabe
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,165
    That plate looks delicious! What IT did you sear the lamb to before throwing everything in the tagine?

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  • CP92CP92 Posts: 209
    Dude.
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  • That lamb is beautiful!

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  • caliking said:
    That plate looks delicious! What IT did you sear the lamb to before throwing everything in the tagine?
    It was probably 500* or so.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 19,301
    that looks really good, love braised lamb
  • Did you find a place to get them?

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 19,301
    new small butcher a few miles down the street opened this summer, has great sl spares, full packers with the fat, and the shanks. havent been able to get any off those items for some time now.  stopped into the package store next door to it in tax free nh and they didnt have the beer ive been drinking, fixed that too, it was like a win win, i never get so lucky
    :))
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,574
    I'm wanting to cook lamb. What's most non gamey cut... For the wife
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,973
    edited September 2013
    henapple said:
    I'm wanting to cook lamb. What's most non gamey cut... For the wife

    Rack. Chops second. It takes spice well. I know Sammy the lamb guru will disagree with me but rosemary, mint sauce and garlic will cut the fattiness. If you can score a tenderloin somewhere they are the bomb. Minced lamb works with spices and it's amazing in shepherd's pie. Any Indian curry will be great but some people don't like that either. When I do the shanks I try and add sweet flavours to cut the "lambiness" a bit. Doesn't matter what I do anyway, wife and daughter won't touch it. All three boys love it.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,446
    I do not eat lamb. But my friend, that I would eat.
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  • I also do not eat lamb.  But my friend, I would watch Mickey eat it.
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  • Guys,

    Some people just can't take the flavor. I'm not allowed to cook it inside. I've always loved it. Goat too.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • Same boat as Steven, I eat lamb but Cherie turns her nose up at it.  There use to be a butcher shop near us that handled lamb and they made seasoned lamb burgers patties that I really liked.

    Gerhard
  • GK,

    My wife has an Irish girlfriend and last time she was over I made lamb burgers for us and beef for the rest of the family. This woman was in heaven and so was I. The rest of the family nix's them.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • I don't want to paint myself as the poor boy in the ghetto eating crap, but my mother bought cheap mutton when I was growing up.  The smell (I call it stench) was unbearable to me.  After I got married, my sister in law raised a couple of lambs for the county fair, and we had one for Christmas dinner.  It was good until I smelled a faint smell of mutton, and then I pushed my plate back and could not eat any more.
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    Just west of Austintatious


  • Being Scots/Welsh mutton was on the menu for me too when I was growing up. Some folks like it some don't. I can't stand scrapple or chitterlings but some folks do.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,165
    I don't want to paint myself as the poor boy in the ghetto eating crap, but my mother bought cheap mutton when I was growing up.  The smell (I call it stench) was unbearable to me.  After I got married, my sister in law raised a couple of lambs for the county fair, and we had one for Christmas dinner.  It was good until I smelled a faint smell of mutton, and then I pushed my plate back and could not eat any more.
    Older animals (mutton) definitely have a more gamey flavor. If you can find young lamb ( I know - lambs are already young, but the younger the better) you may like it. Same goes for goat - the older animals taste more gamey. See if you can find cabrito around you - Mi Tienda in Houston usually has it. Cabrito shouldn't taste gamey. 

    I myself am not a fan of venison, because of how gamey it tastes. I 'll eat it, but I don't crave it as such. 

    @Little Steven - Sorry if I wasn't clear earlier... I was wondering what the IT of the lamb was before you pulled it. 

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  • Cali,

    It was a braise. I just cooked it till it gave way to a fork. If you are talking about the sear, just til I had some good caramelisation.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,574

    I don't want to paint myself as the poor boy in the ghetto eating crap, but my mother bought cheap mutton when I was growing up.  The smell (I call it stench) was unbearable to me.  After I got married, my sister in law raised a couple of lambs for the county fair, and we had one for Christmas dinner.  It was good until I smelled a faint smell of mutton, and then I pushed my plate back and could not eat any more.

    Should have put some Dizzy Dust on it....
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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