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American Lamb Board announces Lamb Jam 2019 Tour

The American Lamb Jam is a chef competition and culinary experience bringing together 16 of the most talented chefs at each of the six tour stops − Austin, Boston, Denver, San Francisco Seattle and Washington, D.C. – and to celebrate the family-operated farms and ranches raising sheep in the United States. Chefs compete for the best lamb dish and the opportunity to go head to head against winners from across the nation at the Lamb Jam Finale for the title of Lamb Jam Master.

The American Lamb Board is excited to announce the 2019 Lamb Jam Tour dates and locations.

Austin, TX - March 31
Washington, DC - April 14
Seattle, WA - May 19
Boston, MA - June 23
San Francisco - July 21
Denver, CO - August 25 – NEW FOR 2019

American Lamb Chops with Pecan Dukkah and Salsa Verde

Watch chefs Stephen Barber and Kipp Ramsey from Farmstead Restaurant at Long Meadow Ranch in California's Napa Valley make American Lamb chops with pecan dukkah and salsa verde. The American Lamb t-bone chops are marinated with smoked paprika, oregano and garlic for about 6 hours, then grilled for about 10 minutes with eggplant and onions. Chef Stephen and Kipp finish the dish with slow-cooked tomatoes, salsa verde and pecan dukkah. Watch this and many more American Lamb recipe demos!

Lamb Appetizers – Baaad to the Bone

Looking for a more adventurous appetizer? Lamb appetizers are appearing on more and more menus, up 45 percent in the last ten years on fine dining menus. American Lamb spareribs, sometimes called Denver Ribs, can be used with a variety of sauces, marinades and rubs:

Crispy Lamb Ribs with Moxie Glaze – Chef Will Gilson Chef/Co-Owner Puritan & Company

Middle Eastern Spiced Lamb Ribs

Sweet and Sour American Lamb Ribs – Chef Rich Rosendale, Rosendale Collective