Posts Tagged ‘lamb’

Saint Patrick’s Day Stew

 

 

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Okay it’s just Irish stew, but it’s Saint Patrick’s day, so today it’s Saint Patrick’s Day Stew! It’s still chilly out there these days, so what could be more warming or welcoming than a big bowl of that iconic one-pot meal to gird your loins in anticipation of the Irish festivities tonight? Continue »



When March Comes in Like a Lion

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You’ve heard the expression, “When March comes in like a lion it goes out like a lamb.” Well March is drawing to a close, and though it came in with a roar this year, it is still pretty leonine. We’re hoping that the weather gods get the message and send it out as gentle as a lamb. Looking at the forecast doesn’t help! Thursday in Toronto calls for thunder and lightning and a low of 6 C. So just to be on the safe side of things, we’re taking the bull by the horns (there’s a lot of animals imagery here today!) and making sure there’s lamb in the hood. Or at least in the Dutch Oven.  Continue »



Butchery 101 – Lamb: Chops, Shoulder, Shanks

We asked master butcher and owner of Cumbrae’s, Stephen Alexander, to give us some instruction in butchery. Here is the first in the series.