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Icelandic lamb soup

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  1. mike bayerl

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    It was a cold, rainy dark day so I made Kjötsúpa, Icelandic lamb soup. The smell of it simmering and a warm fie in the stove made a perfect late Fall day.
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    That looks really good! Are those lamb shanks that you used?
     
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    That final picture looks mighty tasty.
     
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    They look like lamb necks.
     
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    I used necks and some shanks. Basically, you use whatever low quality, bony cuts you have and do a long, slow simmer to soften up the meat and release the collagen and flavors of the bones and connective tissue. In Iceland, the butchers will sell "soup meat" and it looks like a whole, bone-in shoulder with shank.(?)
     
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    mike bayerl Would you mind sharing the soup recipe? It looks really good!
     
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    I had a customer who would buy the whole shoulder with shank and have me cut it into 3-4 inch pieces. Nothing trimmed, nothing pretty, but I bet the stew was good!
     
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