Monthly Archives: December 2015

Herb Crusted Frenched Rack of Lamb

Looking for a showstopper this holiday?

Frenched Rack of Lamb looks super fancy, yet roasts in the oven in just under thirty minutes. Rack of Lamb is expensive…but absolutely worth it! Serve this dish if you are feeding a smaller crowd. A little bit goes a long way and will certainly be an unforgettable holiday meal. Depending on the appetites of your guests, I would suggest one rack for every two to three people. Serve a simple side dish and an elegant salad for a gourmet dinner with minimal fuss.

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Sweet Tomato Braised Brisket

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My challenge this year, of cooking every cut of meat that The Butcher has to offer, has really opened my eyes to how food and certain dishes shape our families. People are drawn to gatherings by special dishes that are prepared, sometimes just for that certain holiday and enjoyed only once a year.

Coming from an Italian and Irish background we celebrate Christmas in our home, but this year I have been preparing holiday dishes that our customers will be eating at their homes. So, it seems fitting that I prepare a customary dish from Hanukkah as well.

Bare with me, I’m sure the recipe that I have prepared is not completely traditional, but it certainly is super tasty!

When I asked for a first cut Brisket, The Butcher sent me home with a D’Artagnan, Painted Hills All Natural Brisket. I should not have been surprised at how amazing it turned…

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Beef Tenderloin with Cabernet-Shitake Gravy

Time to start thinking about your holiday menu!

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Are you hoping to prepare a fancy anddelicious holiday dinner?

When you are looking to entertain a large group of people and still have time to enjoy your guests…Beef Tenderloin, otherwise know as Filet Mignon Roast, is the way to go. This tender, juicy cut of beef is simple to prepare and will roast in your oven in less than an hour!

Yep, if you have never cooked up a Beef Tenderloin, add it to the menu this Christmas!


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