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Happy New Year

Cassoulet, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, pp. 399 – 404


Mother’s Day Leg of Lamb

Last Saturday my mom and I picked up two nice pieces of leg of lamb at the farmers market. My mom had wanted a butterflied leg, but they only had them with the bone in. None of the pieces they had were big enough, so we got two. Despite my complete lack of butchering skills, I decided that it couldn’t be that hard to bone a leg of lamb. Continue reading

This week at the farmers’ market: 3/29/2008

Going to the farmer’s market on Saturday mornings has kind of become one of the highlights of my week. I always end trying things I would never pick up in the supermarket (or that would never show up in the supermarket) and I like getting to know who’s got the best garlic or lettuce or bacon. So I was thinking I’d start reporting on what I end up with each week. And I thought maybe some of my correspondents might like to report back on what they’re finding at their farmer’s markets. Or better yet if you’ve got some dirt maybe you can tell me about what you’re growing. Send me a picture and tell me what you’re going to make.

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