Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Lamb Shank 2, the ultimate

This is a recipe for the ultimate grilled and slow cooked lamb shank that is one of the best dishes I have ever cooked. Just heaven delicious falling apart lamb meat with a mild nutty flavor.

All starts with the shank from my local grocery. These are usually imported from New Zealand or Australia, at least in the Pacific Northwest. Great quality, mild gamey flavor.

Seasoned with a dry rub mix as below, crushed on a mortar:
- 1 TBS each of black pepper, sea salt, paprika, garlic powder and onion powder
- 1 tsp each of anise seeds and coriander
- 4 bay leaves

Onto the natural lump charcoal grill to sear and develop that great smoky flavor.

Into the slow cooker, topped with bell peppers, onion, sea salt, 1/4 cup of each Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. Cooked on slow for 24h.

Just amazing

Mouth watering

Monday, January 21, 2019

Oatmeal raisin wholegrain cookies

Oatmeal raisin cinnamon cookies

Ingredients for 15 to 20 cookies, 3 in diameter:

·    1 ½ cup whole wheat flour
·    1 ½ cup brown sugar
·    ½ cup wheat bran
·    ½ cup flax seed meal
·    1 cup raisins
·    ¾ cups oat meal
·    1 table spoon cinnamon powder
·    ¼ cup warm milk
·    2 sticks softened unsalted butter
·    2 eggs

Mix all dry ingredients. Mix milk, eggs and butter, and then add to dry mix. Mix until combined.
Form dough balls with 1 ½ in diameter, set on tray 3 to 4in apart.

Bake at 350F for 15min.