Grilling Great Hamburgers

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

After careful testing, Cook’s Illustrated recommends the ideal burger to weigh 6 ounces and measure 1/2 -inch-thick, 4 1/2 inches in diameter, formed with a slight depression in the middle, so that the edges are thicker than the center (the edges are 3/4 inch thick, the center 1/2 inch thick). Weighing the meat on a … Continue reading Grilling Great Hamburgers

Hand Cut Chili

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 1 hour and 15 minutes

Serves: 6

This recipe is from Phil Ferrato, the chef for the staff at Wired Magazine. He makes this recipe for the employees at the magazine and cooks it for a crowd. You can reduce the ingredients proportionately if you want to cook for fewer people.

Herb-Infused New York Steak

Prep: 4 hours

Cook: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Hickory Smoked Bacon-wrapped Hot Dogs

Prep: 10

Cook: 5-7

Serves: 8

These Hot Dogs are stuffed with cheddar cheese then wrapped in our Hickory Smoked Bacon before hitting the grill. The best part isn’t just the bacon – you get a quick and easy meal that has the option to be an hors d’oeuvre. Cut each hot dog into bit-sized pieces and stick with a toothpick for finger food, or … Continue reading Hickory Smoked Bacon-wrapped Hot Dogs

Holiday Ham with Honey-Brown Sugar Glaze

Prep: 1 hour

Cook: 2 hours

Serves: 10

By Niman Ranch Executive Chef Andrew Hunter The honey glaze will seep into the nooks and crannies as the ham bakes. Plan ahead though and put the ham in early so you can let it bake at a low and slow temperature until it’s steamy hot in the center.

Honey Glazed Applewood Smoked Ham

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 1 hour

Serves: 16

This sweet and fruity ham glaze is perfect way to serve Niman Ranch Applewood Smoked Ham with your Easter buffet.

Indian Lamb Curry Recipe

Indian Lamb Curry

Prep: 30 min active; 2+ hr inactive

Cook: 1.5 hours

Serves: 6 - 8 people

This lamb curry is the perfect one-pot meal for chilly days. It also makes fantastic leftovers, as the flavors on intensify as it sits. If you choose to use a crock pot, be sure to cook the lamb on medium for 4-6 hours, then add the veggies the last 1.5 hours. Recommended lamb cuts to … Continue reading Indian Lamb Curry

Kofta Lamb Kebabs with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 10 minutes

Serves: 4 people

These kofta lamb kebabs come together quickly, making this the perfect dinner for a busy weeknight. Either wrap the kofta in Naan bread or stuff them in a pita. Drizzle with the flavorful and refreshing yogurt sauce and serve with a cool cucumber salad.

lamb belly porchetta

Lamb Belly Porchetta

Prep: 2 hours

Cook: 2 hours and 15 minutes

Serves: 2

Developed by Chef Vinnie Savadel and Chef Paul Mattison of Mattison’s 41.

Lamb Meatballs

Lamb Meatballs

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 25 - 30 minutes

Serves: 6 - 8 people

These lamb meatballs are fantastic in the colder months when served atop creamy polenta or a bed of pasta.