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Maple and Fig Lamb Ribs

… with Goat Cheese and Walnut Dust Courtesy of Chef Elise Wiggins (Panzano, Denver, CO) Serves 5 INGREDIENTS For the ribs 1/4 cup (60 ml) vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 4 tablespoons finely (60 ml) chopped rosemary 2 tablespoons (30 ml) fennel pollen 1 teaspoon (5 ml) black pepper 1 teaspoon (5 ml) cayenne, divided use 2 1/2 teaspoons (12.5 ml) salt, divided use 2 half racks lamb ribs For the fig syrup ½ cup (120 ml) fig preserves ¼ cup (60 ml) maple syrup ¼ cup (60 ml) Champagne vinegar For garnish (dust) 10 ounces (285 … Read More

Interview: Chef Elise Wiggins, Panzano

Elise Wiggins, executive chef of the popular Italian eatery, Panzano, (in Denver, Colorado) has a Southerner’s love of good food and big flavors, born of her Louisiana roots and honed in culinary stints around the globe.  Recently chosen to prepare dinner at the famed James Beard Foundation House in New York, her sous vide Lamb Croquette recipe got her rave reviews from their culinary illuminati!  We were lucky enough to catch up with her recently and she was generous enough to share some of her sous vide insights with us. SVS: You began your culinary career in Denver and have … Read More