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Crockpot Lamb Shanks

I had to use 4 shanks in total to feed our family of 6. I served it with a mix of roasted potatoes and carrots. We had just enough leftover for a lunch for tomorrow. The biggest problem with the recipe is what to do with all th…

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Easy Cranberry Chicken

This was a great way to use a whole chicken that we cut into pieces and just used all the pieces in the recipe.


1 chicken 3-4lbs

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

2 tbsp butter

1/2 c onion diced

1/2 diced celery

1 can whole berry cranberry sauce

1 cup bottles barbecue sauce


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Alberta Lamb Recipes

If you're looking for new ways to cook your lamb check out the Alberta Lamb website www.albertalamb.ca.

Cooking a Whole Chicken from Frozen

You want to cook up a tastey pasture-raised chicken but you forgot to take it out in advance. I don't know if this sounds familiar for your house but it's a regular event in mine, or at least it used to be. After using this method a few times it has become one of my favourite ways to cook up chicken…

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Six Hour Pork Roast


2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh sage
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary
10 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon fennel seeds
1 1/2 tablespoons coarse salt
1 tablespoon cracked black pepper
1 tablespoon dry white wine
1 tabl…

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Herb Encrusted Roast Leg of Lamb


The FoodNetwork - http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/emeril-lagasse/herb-encrusted-roast-leg-of-lamb-with-garlic-roasted-baby-potatoes-recipe/index.html



  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh mint
  • 2…

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