American Lamb http://www.americanlamb.com American Homegrown Lamb Fri, 26 May 2017 18:43:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 Summer Lambventures 2017 http://www.americanlamb.com/summer-lambventures-2017/ http://www.americanlamb.com/summer-lambventures-2017/#respond Thu, 25 May 2017 16:53:57 +0000 http://www.americanlamb.com/?p=16115 Attention all sunshine loving, watermelon eating, flip flop wearing, road tripping, poolside swimming, barbecuing babes and dudes.Time to turn off our ovens and getting lamb on the grill! Take a peek around our site for not only yummy ideas for the grill but inspiration to kick off your summer lambventures. Not sure where to begin? […]

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Attention all sunshine loving, watermelon eating, flip flop wearing, road tripping, poolside swimming, barbecuing babes and dudes.Time to turn off our ovens and getting lamb on the grill! Take a peek around our site for not only yummy ideas for the grill but inspiration to kick off your summer lambventures. Not sure where to begin? Take our quiz to receive a bucket list and recipe catered to your summer personality! Not only that, you will automatically be entered to win one of our amazing giftcards catered to your personality to make this summer the ultimate one. That isn’t the best part! Participate for a chance to win a Large Green Egg and 4 Seasonal Party Pack Shipments. Let the memory making and summer lambventures begin!

 

Pick Your Personality From the Facebook App Woobox and Enter to Win a Prize from Your Category 

Personalities & Prizes

Grilling Guru: Lamb Ribs for a party of 8 and $250 gift certificate for YETI store

Fit Foodie: Loin Chops for a party of 8 and $250 Lululemon Gift Certificate

Outdoor Adventurer: Lamb kabob meat for a party of 8 and $250 REI gift certificate

Patio Party Planner : Ground lamb for a party of 8 and $250 Anthropologie Gift Certificate

Submission for the contest ends August 1, 2017.

Complete two bucket list items and you are entered to win the Lambventures Grand Prize: Large Green Egg and 4 seasonal Lamb Party Pack Shipments (Sept, Dec, March, July) valued at $2,000. Show us by taking a photo and uploading to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or all three! Use the hashtag #summerlambventures (posts on private social media profiles are ineligible)

Rules and Limitations

Submissions to the campaign must be received by 11:59 PM EST on August 1, 2017 in order to be eligible; entries received after that date will be deemed ineligible. Maximum of two (2) entries per person. By entering you agree that the information you provide may be used to contact you about future promotions and activities hosted by the American Lamb Board.  Your contact information will not be shared with any promotional partners.

** Winners will be selected at random

Grand Prize Rules

Photo entries may not contain profanity, nudity, pornographic images, violent images, anti-competition messages, illegal material, or material that violates the rights of third parties. Entries containing any forbidden matter or material otherwise deemed by American Lamb Board to be inappropriate will be disqualified.

** Winners will be selected at random.

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Pin to Win: #NotYourGrandmasLamb Pinterest Board Challenge http://www.americanlamb.com/pin-win-notyourgrandmaslamb-pinterest-board-challenge/ Fri, 31 Mar 2017 21:18:19 +0000 http://www.americanlamb.com/?p=15689 Pin to Win: #NotYourGrandmasLamb Pinterest Board Challenge From Easter to Passover to the celebrations for the Kentucky Derby and Dad & Grads, there is a lamb dish for every spring occasion. While many traditions rely on lamb as a centerpiece, it doesn’t have to be prepared like grandma’s overcooked, tough and often tasteless roast. Starting […]

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Pin to Win: #NotYourGrandmasLamb Pinterest Board Challenge
From Easter to Passover to the celebrations for the Kentucky Derby and Dad & Grads, there is a lamb dish for every spring occasion. While many traditions rely on lamb as a centerpiece, it doesn’t have to be prepared like grandma’s overcooked, tough and often tasteless roast.

Starting tomorrow (April 1), through April 28 we invite you to create a “Not Your Grandma’s Lamb” Pinterest board that pulls in modern takes – from recipes to tablescapes – of spring celebrations. At the end of the contest, five (5) winners to win a prize pack that consists of Jacobsen Salt Co., Williams-Sonoma Herb Kit, American Lamb Board swag and of course – American lamb!

Follow the simple instructions below for a chance to win:
• Follow the American Lamb Board on Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/americanlamb/
• Create a Board titled: “Not Your Grandma’s Lamb”
• Fill it with modern takes on spring celebrations – from modern lamb recipes to table settings with at least 25 original pins/re-pins. Need inspiration? Head over to Americanlamb.com.
• Tag all pins: #NotYourGrandmasLamb
• When finished, share your board URL link on this contest pin. This is very important!
• Winners will be notified on Friday, April 28 at 3:00 p.m. Mountain Time.

See Contest Rules.

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Celebrate American Lamb This March at These Restaurants http://www.americanlamb.com/celebrate-american-lamb-march-restaurants/ Wed, 08 Mar 2017 16:04:49 +0000 http://www.americanlamb.com/?p=15597 Moana Restaurant Group is celebrating American Lamb this month. Four restaurants will be menuing unique mouthwatering dishes featuring local lamb. “Our chefs have created unique dishes to showcase local lamb and to celebrate the start of spring,” said Olya Bowland, marketing manager for Moana Restaurant Group. “Each of our restaurants are distinct and memorable and […]

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Moana Restaurant Group is celebrating American Lamb this month. Four restaurants will be menuing unique mouthwatering dishes featuring local lamb.

“Our chefs have created unique dishes to showcase local lamb and to celebrate the start of spring,” said Olya Bowland, marketing manager for Moana Restaurant Group. “Each of our restaurants are distinct and memorable and so are the lamb dishes they have developed.”

Piatti Ristorante Denver – Chef Mario Godoy will be serving Provolone Stuffed American Lamb Meat Balls, Pulled Lamb Ragu with House Made Tagliatelle and Tender Lamb Chops with a Port Wine-Currant Sauce.

Piatti Restaurant Seattle – Chef Dylan Giordan will be serving Wood Fired Lamb Skewer, Taverna Lamb Sausage Pizza, Spicy Lamb Ragout with Pappardelle and Braised Lamb Shank with Tomato, Black Olive and Roasted Pepper.

Olla Cocina San Jose – Chef Everardo Andrade will be serving Costillas de Cordero (Lamb Ribs with Guava Mole), Lamb Shank Cooked Birria style and Albondigas (Lamb Meatballs with Root Veggie Puree)

The Union Farmer San Jose – Chef Alex Jimenez will be serving Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Spread, a Lamb Shank Wrapped in Banana Leaf and Lamb Skewers Served with Tzatziki Sauce and Jalapeno Mint Chutney.

 

Baaah Appetit!

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Lamb cooking tips for your Holiday CeLAMBrations! http://www.americanlamb.com/lamb-cooking-tips-holiday-celambrations/ Wed, 21 Dec 2016 18:22:30 +0000 http://www.americanlamb.com/?p=15148 Fa, La, La, La Lamb! ‘Tis the Season for being thankful and sharing great food with your family and friends. It’s the perfect time to move away from the ordinary and introduce bold, adventurous new flavors in a dish that is sure to create new memories! To help you cook lamb with confidence, we’ve crafted a cooking […]

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Fa, La, La, La Lamb!

‘Tis the Season for being thankful and sharing great food with your family and friends. It’s the perfect time to move away from the ordinary and introduce bold, adventurous new flavors in a dish that is sure to create new memories!

To help you cook lamb with confidence, we’ve crafted a cooking guide and checked it twice, that goes over the basics from start to finish. Go forth and sleigh this holiday meal!

Be sure to check out our How To’s, Sidekicks, and Wine and Beer Pairing guides as you’re finalizing shopping list!

Happy Holidays from the American Lamb Board!

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Gather Your Flock & CeLAMBrate Friendsgiving http://www.americanlamb.com/gather-your-flock-celambrate-friendssgiving/ Fri, 04 Nov 2016 21:16:44 +0000 http://www.americanlamb.com/?p=15036 There’s no better way to give thanks to your friends than to gather for a great friendsgiving feast. Whether you’re hosting or just attending, we’re here to help you craft the perfect crowd pleasing dish. Throw tradition to the side and make your gathering one everyone will remember. Preparing a main dish? It’s time to […]

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There’s no better way to give thanks to your friends than to gather for a great friendsgiving feast. Whether you’re hosting or just attending, we’re here to help you craft the perfect crowd pleasing dish. Throw tradition to the side and make your gathering one everyone will remember.

Preparing a main dish? It’s time to bring something new to the table.

Main entrées: Rack of Lamb

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Lamb Lasagna

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Don’t let the entrée steal all the spotlight, impress with a great side dish!

Side dish: Smoky Spicy Lamb Meatball Flatbreads

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 Autumn Salad Flatout Bowl

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Time for the grand finale…dessert! Say no more.

Dessert: Chocolate Flatbread Brittle 

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We can help you reinvent the way you use leftovers!

Lamb Sausage Flatbread

Grilled Lamb and Roasted Vegetable Foldit®

Leftover Lamb Meatball Flatbread

Help us raise money for No Kid Hungry!

We know you’re already going to be sharing your friendsgiving joy on social media, so help us give back with each post!

For every recipe, tip or photo of you and your flock of friends that you share, the American Lamb Board and Flatout Flatbread will donate $1 to help support the great work of No Kid Hungry.

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– To learn more about this campaign visit: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanLamb/app/195943780760528/

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2016 San Francisco Lamb Jam Recap http://www.americanlamb.com/2016-san-francisco-lamb-jam-recap/ Mon, 18 Jul 2016 16:38:39 +0000 http://www.americanlamb.com/?p=14711 Congratulations to all the participating chefs at the 2016 San Francisco Lamb Jam! Thank you all for joining us for another successful year. The Winners List: Best In Show: Chef Sophina Uong of Calavera Lamb Shoulder Pave Eggplant-Date Lutenitsa, Sumac Pickled Corn, Cherry Bomb Harissa People’s Choice: Chef Sophina Uong of Calavera Lamb Shoulder Pave Eggplant-Date […]

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Congratulations to all the participating chefs at the 2016 San Francisco Lamb Jam! Thank you all for joining us for another successful year.

The Winners List:

Best In Show:
Chef Sophina Uong of Calavera
Lamb Shoulder Pave Eggplant-Date Lutenitsa, Sumac Pickled Corn, Cherry Bomb Harissa

People’s Choice:
Chef Sophina Uong of Calavera
Lamb Shoulder Pave Eggplant-Date Lutenitsa, Sumac Pickled Corn, Cherry Bomb Harissa

Best In Middle Eastern:
Chef Sophina Uong of Calavera
Lamb Shoulder Pave Eggplant-Date Lutenitsa, Sumac Pickled Corn, Cherry Bomb Harissa

Best In Latin:
Chef Francis Hogan of Sabio on Main
Seco de Cordero (Peruvian Lamb Stew), Empanada with Aji Amarillo Crema and Spearmint Chimichirri

Best In Mediterranean:
Chef John Griffiths of Bluestem Brasserie
Smoked Lamb Shoulder with Harissa
Yogurt, Marinated Green Tomatoes and Eggplant Salad

Best In Asian:
Chef Jay Abrams of Bi-Rite Market
Char Siu Onigiri & Lap Cheong with Lamb Jam

 

We hope to see you all again in 2017!

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3 Summer Cocktails You Can’t Live Without http://www.americanlamb.com/3-summer-cocktails-you-cant-live-without/ Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:44:38 +0000 http://www.americanlamb.com/?p=14669 Sometimes there is only one cure for the scorching Summer heat … delicious and refreshing summer cocktails.  Take shelter in the shade with these cocktail recipes that are sure to cool you down and make your taste buds sing!  MINT TEA RUM PUNCH Lime, Mint, Green Tea and Rum.  A perfect conoction for a warm summer […]

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Sometimes there is only one cure for the scorching Summer heat … delicious and refreshing summer cocktails.  Take shelter in the shade with these cocktail recipes that are sure to cool you down and make your taste buds sing!

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  1.  MINT TEA RUM PUNCH

Lime, Mint, Green Tea and Rum.  A perfect conoction for a warm summer day!

Recommendation: Try with this – American Lamb Kabobs with Charmoula Sauce

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2.  SPIKED WATERMELON-HIBISCUS AGUA FRESCA

A magical mix of two summer classics: watermelon and tequila!

Recommendation: Try with this – The All New American Lamb Burger

 

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3.  INDIAN SUMMER FIZZ

The combination of ginger beer, whiskey and sweet vermouth is refreshing and delectable…you’ll be begging for more!

Recommendation: Try with this – Curry Yogurt with Grilled Lamb Chops

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Make American Lamb the Centerpiece Of Your All-American Celebration http://www.americanlamb.com/make-american-lamb-the-centerpiece-for-your-all-american-celebration/ Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:28:39 +0000 http://www.americanlamb.com/?p=14600 This 4th of July, don’t just go with the plain hot dogs and BBQ chicken – make an American Lamb recipe your centerpiece!  We have created FOUR lambtastic menus to celebrate this Independence Day in delicious style. (Recipes inspired by our Summer Lambventures contest!  Take the quiz to see what recipe will best suit your […]

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This 4th of July, don’t just go with the plain hot dogs and BBQ chicken – make an American Lamb recipe your centerpiece!  We have created FOUR lambtastic menus to celebrate this Independence Day in delicious style.

(Recipes inspired by our Summer Lambventures contest!  Take the quiz to see what recipe will best suit your personality…)

OPTION ONE: THE OUTDOOR ADVENTURER

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OPTION TWO: THE GLOBAL GRILLER

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OPTION THREE: THE FIT FOODIE

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OPTION FOUR: THE PATIO PARTY PLANNER

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Father’s Day To-Do: Grilling Lamb Chops http://www.americanlamb.com/fathers-day-menu-grilled-lamb-chops/ Wed, 15 Jun 2016 20:15:23 +0000 http://www.americanlamb.com/?p=14526 No need to struggle with what to do for Dad this Father’s Day… the answer is simple! Curry-Yogurt Grilled Lamb Chops. This lamb chop recipe will have Dad begging for seconds!  And not only is this recipe delicious – there is a delectable side,  cocktail and dessert to go with it (located at the bottom of […]

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No need to struggle with what to do for Dad this Father’s Day… the answer is simple!

Curry-Yogurt Grilled Lamb Chops.

This lamb chop recipe will have Dad begging for seconds!  And not only is this recipe delicious – there is a delectable side,  cocktail and dessert to go with it (located at the bottom of the recipe page).  So take some quality time to grill out with your old Pops – because nothing is better than getting together over a tasty meal.

 

Here are some other helpful options for Father’s Day gifts:

 

Southern Living, 25 Father’s Day Gifts Under $25:

http://www.southernliving.com/home-garden/fathers-day-gifts

Real Simple, 56 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

http://www.realsimple.com/holidays-entertaining/fathers-day-gift-ideas

Martha Stewart, Father’s Day Gifts for Every Dad:

http://www.marthastewart.com/1074395/fathers-day-gift-ideas-every-dad

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2016 DC LAMB JAM RECAP http://www.americanlamb.com/2016-dc-lamb-jam-recap/ Mon, 16 May 2016 16:52:59 +0000 http://www.americanlamb.com/?p=14117 The 2016 DC Lamb Jam was A HIT filled with delicious American lamb! DC’s 17 talented chefs were inspired by the Global Flavors tour and put out some of the tastiest lamb dishes out there! These tasty treats were only to be washed down with delicious local breweries and sponsors. We would like to give a BIG thank you […]

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The 2016 DC Lamb Jam was A HIT filled with delicious American lamb! DC’s 17 talented chefs were inspired by the Global Flavors tour and put out some of the tastiest lamb dishes out there! These tasty treats were only to be washed down with delicious local breweries and sponsors. We would like to give a BIG thank you to our friends at Union Market and Occasions for helping host. And we could not have done it without our wonderful charity sponsors, DC Central Kitchen.

Congratulations to all of our 2016 DC Lamb Jam winners!!!

Best In Show: Brasserie Beck – Charcoal Grilled Vietnamese Style Lamb in Grape Leaves

People’s Choice: Del Campo – Black Lamb Birria, Burnt Tomatillo, Cuttlefish Escabeche

Best In Asian: Brasserie Beck – Charcoal Grilled Vietnamese Style Lamb in Grape Leaves

Best In Latin: Del Campo – Black Lamb Birria, Burnt Tomatillo, Cuttlefish Escabeche

Best In Middle Eastern: Evening Star Cafe – Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Harissa Glaze, Quinoa Tabbouleh, Mint and Preserved Lemon

Best In Mediterranean: Gravitas – Braised Lamb Shoulder, Stewed White Beans, Warm Flatbread , Feta Enriched Tatziki, Herb Salad

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