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Lollipop Lamb Chops With Rosemary Sauce

Posted by bpaulich on February 7, 2014

When testing out different recipes you never know which ones will be good, and which ones will be amazing. We are happy to report that this recipe is amazing! If you've never had lamb, or lamb chops don't be nervous. We like to think of lamb as a mix of beef and pork.  Because petite lamb rib chops resemble a lollipop with a perfect nugget of meat on one end and a convenient bone “handle” on the other. Ask your butcher to french the lamb chops—that is, scrape the bone clean of fat and gristle. Or do it yourself. Make sure you get enough because these little chops will go as quick as 3 shakes of a lambs tail.

Lollipop Lamb Chops With Rosemary Sauce

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided use (for the sauce)
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped onion or shallot (for the sauce)
  • 2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped (for the sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (for the sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic or sherry vinegar (for the sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary needles (for the sauce)
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard (for the sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (for the sauce)
  • Freshly ground black pepper (for the sauce)
  • 12 lamb rib chops, each about 1 inch thick
  • 2 scallions (green onions), very thinly sliced crosswise (for the chops)
  • Toasted sesame seeds (for the chops)

In a small saucepan, sauté the onion and garlic in 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat until softened and translucent: Do not let brown.

Transfer to a blender jar. Add the soy sauce, vinegar, rosemary, mustard, and Worcestershire and blend. Season to taste with black pepper. Slowly drizzle in the remaining olive oil while the machine is running until the sauce is emulsified. Add a tablespoon of water if the sauce is too thick. Set aside.

If you are cutting the chops yourself use a sharp knife, and starting at the top of the bone, then making a u shape like the pictures below. You can scrape off any excess fat or grisle with the sharp side of the knife 

When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill on Smoke with the lid open until the fire is established (4 to 5 minutes). Set the temperature to 450 degrees F (or High) and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 12 minutes. Brush the lamb chops on both sides with olive oil and then season generously with salt and pepper. Grill for 4 to 6 minutes per side, or until done to your liking—135 degrees F for medium-rare. Because the chops are so small they won't take long to cook, so make sure you don't forget about them on the Traeger.

Serve with the Rosemary Sauce for dipping. This Rosemary Sauce is awesome! You can put it on beef, fish, or even chicken. We think it goes perfectly with these tender lamb chops! Please comment, and let us know what you think.

 

 

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Limited Edition Lil'Tex Elite And Texas Grills

Posted by bpaulich on November 21, 2013

Limited Edition Lil'Tex Elite And Texas Grills

Introducing Traeger's new limited edition Lil'Tex Elite, and Texas Grills.

 

What makes these grills different you ask? Well these limited edition grills have a sleek metallic blue paint color, and a new stamped Traeger logo stainless steel lid that really brings out the awesome metallic blue paint. We also decided to add an extra grilling rack inside for more grilling room, for those big holiday, and summer parties.

Don't miss out on this hot new grill. With only 400 total in stock, quantities are limited! Give someone you love the Traeger grilling experience this holiday season, with the limited edition Texas or Lil' Tex Elite grills.

Limited Edition Lil'Tex Elite And Texas Grills

Limited Edition Lil'Tex Elite And Texas Grills

Limited Edition Lil'Tex Elite And Texas Grills

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Traeger's Turkey Cooking Guide

Posted by bpaulich on November 18, 2013

 

Traeger's Turkey Cooking Guide


We get a lot of questions when it comes to cooking your turkey on your Traeger Grill for Thanksgiving. Don't worry, we will answer all your quesitons, so your Thanksgiving Turkey will be amazing!

 

1st off, if you plan to brine your turkey, then you will want to check out our "How To Brine A Turkey" post. Click here! 

How Long To Cook Your Turkey?

The most asked question we get from Traeger fans is "how long should I cook it?" We put together a little guide to help you plan the cooking time of your turkey. Make sure to give yourself an hour incase your bird is not cooking as fast of the guide says, and also for the all important resting time. 

How long to smoke your turkey, how long to cook your turkey

 

Everyone loves a good smoked turkey! Keep in mind when smoking a turkey it makes the skin a little rubery. Use some butter on the outside to try and crisp up the skin. With that being said, nothing tastes better than a perfectly smoked turkey! 

What Pellets Should I use?

what wood pellets to use to smoke a turkey

 

From us here at Traeger to you, have a happy Thanksgiving!

 


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How To Brine A Turkey Infographic

Posted by bpaulich on November 12, 2013

How to brine a turkey brining tips

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Traeger Accessory Guide: Stainless Steel Kit

Posted by bpaulich on July 14, 2013

Traeger Accessory Guide: Texas Stainless Steel Kit

 

Traeger's Stainless Steel Kit allows you to customize your Traeger with a sleek new modern look. The Stainless Steel Kit comes with a stainless steel grill lid, hopper lid, and smoke stack cap to give your Traeger that one of a kind sleek look. Like new rims on a BMW, our Stainless Steel Kit will make your friends turn their heads, and of course make their mouths water.

 

Traeger's Stainless Steel Kit is made for the Texas, Lil' Tex Elite, and Junior grills. If you have one of these grills and want to give your Traeger Grill a little somthin-somthin, update your old lid and give your grill a different style!  

 

 

Traeger Accessory Guide: Lil' Tex Elite Stainless Steel Kit

 

 

 

 

Traeger Accessory Guide: Junior Stainless Steel Kit

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Why I Love My Traeger: Video Contest

Posted by bpaulich on July 1, 2013

 

 

 

Why I ♥ my Traeger video contest starts TODAY! So get your cameras ready because this year's prizes are BIGGER and BETTER than ever:


1st Place - $2000 cash
2nd Place - $1000 cash
3rd Place - $500 cash

We want to see a two minute video telling the world why you love your Traeger, and can't live without it. Feel free to record your video using your smartphone, high-def video camera, or whatever's laying around the house - it's all the same to us. After all entries are in on July 31st, Traeger will select the finalists, then it's up to the Traeger community to vote for their favorite. 

Visit Traeger's Facebook page, or click the link to enter! http://goo.gl/HBhyk

To see video's of past winners click on the link. http://goo.gl/C49Zp


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Traeger Easter Brunch Menu That Will Wow Your Friends And Family!

Posted by bpaulich on March 27, 2013

 

12 Easter brunch recipes that will make your mouth water

 

 

Easter is a special time of year when families and friends get together and eat good food. We feel like you can't have a great Easter dinner without your Traeger grill. We have put together a great Easter brunch menu that will make your mouth water, and make your Easter one to remember. Click on any recipe below and we are sure you will be happy you did. 

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