Winter Tales

It seems that the drought is coming to an end… but you know what they say – “Don’t count your chicks before they hatch”. Instead, I will continue my new found shoveling regime.  Winter has hit hard this year in NW Colorado. Snow storms roll in every few days, dumping at least a few inches …

Greek-ish Meatballs

I really love meatballs. They can be served with more than just your traditional pasta, are a great way to use ground meat and are super easy! My favorite part – you can make them your own in all ways possible. Without further hold up…. my Greek-ish meatball recipe! Ingredients: 2 lbs. ground beef 1 …

Yemista

There are a lot of recipes out there for stuffed bell peppers, but we like to mix it up and use a variety of vegetables. Since these are easy to feed a crowd, everyone can get a vegetable that they like. Win-win!   What to buy: Make sure to choose large vegetables (Roma tomatoes won’t work …

Kokkinisto – Braised Lamb with Tomato

Kokkinisto which means “reddened” in Greek, is also the name of this dish: meat braised in tomatoes or a tomato sauce. Lamb cooked in this classic style creates a rich, hearty sauce for serving with Greek pasta coated in olive oil and myzithra cheese. What To Buy:  Greek macaroni has little in common with the …

Lamb Roast

The roast can be prepared using a leg of lamb or shoulder roast.  One roast feeds around 10 people, making it perfect for entertaining.  Tips from the Kitchen:  Use your hands to rub olive oil and lemon juice all over roast. Also press in the seasonings rather than just sprinkling on. When seasoning meat, kosher salt …

Greek Feta Burgers

Summer is the perfect season for grilling with friends on the weekend or family on week nights. Put a twist on your normal burger night with these Greek Feta Lamb Burgers, topped with tzatziki sauce and paired with oven fried potatoes for the perfect summertime meal.  What to Buy: Tzatziki can be made with plain, Greek yogurt, …

American Lamb Chops

Happy Birthday America! What better way to celebrate than with American Lamb, and better yet, Colorado Lamb.  Keep that grill fired up from our last post, today we are cooking the best of the best, lamb chops! The same recipe can be used with a rack of lamb and lamb ribs, with varying cook time. …