A Moroccan Theme Christmas Eve Dinner

I like to make new dishes for Christmas Eve dinner that is different from the standard ham or turkey. This year, I chose to do a Moroccan theme since I fell in love with the food during my visit last June. Below is my menu along with the recipes (or links to them). PS –…

Lamb and Chickpea Soup with Kale

Tonight I made a soup of my own making, borrowing snippets of other recipes as a base, then adding my own ingredients to come up with something new to us. This is a wonderful soup that is much different from the traditional lamb stew recipe. Ingredients: 1 lamb shank 4 cups chicken stock 2 cups…

Lamb & Roasted Red Pepper Paella

Ingredients: Stock 1 1/2 cans canned chickpeas 6.5 cups chicken stock 12 cloves garlic 1 shallot 4 sprigs parsely 2 sprigs rosemary 2 sprigs thyme 1/4 tsp dried oregano 1 Bay leaf 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp crumbled saffron thread 1/2 cup white wine 8 Tbsp olive oil ┬ál lb. lamb stew meat salt…

Birthday Dinner

My husband made a really wonderful dinner for me tonight. Roasted lamb slathered with a mustard sauce, roasted asparagus, and baby red potatoes topped with thinned goat cheese (I’m able to eat a little of it without problems) and caviar. And he even presents it beautifully on the plate.