It is important not to forget all that your father has done for you. While Father's Day is on June, 15 this year, it is not too early to start thinking about the perfect present for him.
For an appetizer, we tried the Welsh Rarebit, a warm cheese dip made of English cheddar, Stilton, and Smithwick's Ale. The tang of the blue cheese and the sharpness of the cheddar made for an incredible combination. Your favorite cheese dip will never taste the same after you try this dish. And forget ever wanting nachos with that fake cheese again. Ruined.
For dinner I had the Moussaka, a baked eggplant with spiced beef topped with Bechamel sauce. It was quite good and was $13.00. Hubby had easy slow cooker lamb shanks , he loves Lamb and I rarely make it at home. That was a reasonable $14.99 for a good size portion but he had to order sides as well. They offer Salmon and Shrimp as well as TIlapia. You can also go Italian they have a long list of Italian selections.I can't imagine going to a Greek restaurant for Italian food but there must be a demand for it or it wouldn't be on the menu. Still, it seemed odd.
Guyana - Duck, chicken or lamb curry with rice are the main dishes for the birthday celebration. A family member bakes a fruit, black or sponge for the birthday girl/boy to cut. The birthday person will wear something fancy.
An easy way to prepare leg of lamb is rubbing with herbs. Use a 5-7 pound leg of lamb. Combine tablespoon dried parsley flakes, a teaspoon dried mint, a half teaspoon each of onion salt and crushed dried rosemary, a quarter teaspoon or pepper and 2 cloves of slivered garlic. There's a thin layer on the outer surface of the meat to remove and trim the fat from it. Combine the herbs and rub over the meat thoroughly. Place in a roasting pan and cook at 325F oven for 2-3 hours for medium (160F on a meat thermometer, or to 170F for well done. Let the leg of lamb rest for 15 minutes before carving.
Steer clear of peas, beans, chard, tomatoes, and bell peppers as they may bring about digestive problems or damage red blood cells. If you must use garlic a natural flea repellant curried lamb make sure it is cooked and use it only sparingly as raw or spoiled garlic can be poisonous. Again, when in doubt, consult your vet. Avoid onions at all costs.
Africa - Initiation Ceremonies are held in various African nations meat curry groups of children instead of birthdays. Children on reaching a certain age are made to learn the laws, beliefs, customs, songs and dances of their tribes.
Transfer the vegetable mixture to the crockpot, then pour the wine mixture into the skillet and scrape up any stuck-on bits, bringing the mixture to a simmer. Pour it into the crockpot. Cover and cook for two hours on high, then six to eight hours on low.