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Spiced lamb chops, with couscous or kasha

By Cat, April 15, 2017 I love lamb chops – just about my favorite red meat – and I’m always on the lookout for new ways to flavor them. Lamb, like venison, has a gamey flavor so benefit from herbs … Continue reading

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Spice-Rubbed Lamb Chops, with Garbanzos & Couscous

By Cat, Dec 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Lamb, Pork, Small Game Menu; 2. Steamed Couscous Couscous is very tiny type of pasta, typically made from semolina; couscous resembles bulgur and is cooked by steaming (see Steamed Couscous; see Wheat (about) for … Continue reading

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Dried Plum and Olive Chicken Braise

By Cat, Nov 2011 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is a Mediterranean dish similar to a Moroccan tagine, but with Italian flavors. The original recipe uses a crock pot or other slow-cooker; alternately you can use a covered casserole in … Continue reading

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Steamed Couscous

By Cat, Nov 2014 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Couscous is a type of fine-grained pasta, typically made from semolina flour (wheat), and is common in Moroccan cuisine. Orzo, from Greece, is similar but not quite as fine-grained. Originally, freshly … Continue reading

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Moroccan-Style Chicken, with Couscous

By Cat, Feb 2012 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Roasting a Bird (About); 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Brining Poultry; 4. Slow Roasting/Braising Chicken (About); 5. Saffron-Raisin Quinoa (as Couscous Substitute) I’m not very familiar with Moroccan cuisine, although I’ve had couscous many times. This type … Continue reading

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