Grilled Lamb Salad - Another Summer Standard



Thanksgiving will soon be upon us. If you are looking for a place to go this year, there are plenty of choices where the turkey is king, but not the only bird at table. Restaurants throughout DC are preparing dinners with a wealth of culinary offerings.

The best curry can be a lovely meal. A curry is ideal for dinner or lunch. I have eaten many curries in my life. Unfortunately I have eaten a lot of horrible curries that have been made by people who should know better! A good curry doesn't need to be expensive. A good curry consists of fresh recipes, herbs, and spices. The best thing of all is that you will be eating a homemade curry that is easy to make and is filled with healthy herbs and spices.

Meli American Bistro - The French Fells Point bistro sweetens the deal by putting its best Restaurant Week Menu forward. Salty, seared beef carpachio made the menu, as did butternut squash ravioli, escargot encroute, lavender honey-glazed salmon, and braised lamb shanks slow cooker. Again, Meli attempts to include most of its regular entrees. And for dessert? You choose from the glass case of seasonal desserts up front. Not bad from a swank hangout that usually leaves the wallet bare.

How about a pot of chili or a tasty lamb curry in less than 20 minutes? Or a nice beef pot roast in around 30 minutes? Or a large whole chicken or a pot of un-soaked beans cooked to perfection in about 20-25 minutes? Mashed potatoes in three minutes? It's no joke: In the time it will take you to watch the evening news, your families dinner will be ready -- and delicious.

An easy way to prepare leg of lamb is rubbing with herbs. Use a 5-7 pound leg of lamb. Combine tablespoon dried parsley flakes, a teaspoon dried mint, a half teaspoon each of onion salt and crushed dried rosemary, a quarter teaspoon or pepper and 2 cloves of slivered garlic. There's a thin layer on the outer surface of the meat to remove and trim the fat from it. Combine the herbs and rub over the meat thoroughly. Place in a roasting pan and cook at 325F oven for 2-3 hours for medium (160F on a meat thermometer, or to 170F for well done. Let the leg of lamb rest for 15 minutes before carving.

He's feeling like eating nothing, especially the vegetables that he's not used to. He tends to just curried lamb eat salads and meat most of the time. He's wondering whether there's any herb that can help him boost his appetite to help eat things like broccoli, etc. He's also wondering what other vegetables which are good to eat.

About 23 miles from the heart of Wilmington and 14 miles from the Delaware state line, The Whip Tavern is well worth the drive. The restaurant is quite literally in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by farms and rolling hills, which The Whip affectionately calls "horse country". There isn't even any cell phone service, but considering the atmosphere of the pub, you don't need to make a call because you're surrounded by 100 of your lamb steak friends.

Place the wings over hot coals and grill for few minutes, turn over and grill for another few minutes; while they're cooking heat up some BBQ sauce. When cooked through put the wings on a serving plate pour over the sauce and serve. You're after wings which are cooked through and have a crispy skin but are not dried out or burnt.