Anticipation…

I am looking forward to this evening. I got up at 6:30, pulled a butterflied leg of lamb out of the fridge, carefully patted it dry with a paper towel and rubbed it with garlic, salt, cajun spices and smoked paprika. Then I browned it on the stove on low while I made the kids’ breakfasts and lunches (melon, scrambled eggs and toast for one and sausage, pear chutney and arugula sandwiches for the other). Then I removed it to the crockpot, rapidly softened three green garlics and a leek in the leftover oil, threw in half a cup of sherry to deglaze the pot and added all that to the crockpot. Then I stirred three tablespoons of thick tomato paste into the crockpot, set it on low and left. In 7 more hours I anticipate a very nice supper…

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