THIRD ANNUAL BASQUE FRY
When: 10 a..m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 26
Where: Corley Ranch, 859 U.S. Highway 395 N., Gardnerville
Why: Morning in Nevada PAC fundraiser for conservative candidates and causes
Cost: $55; $25 active duty and retired military; children 6 and younger free; includes Basque buffet lunch
Featured speakers: Vice President Mike Pence, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt
Sounds pretty good, no? Partake of gourmet treats made in the traditional Basque style, meet Vice President Pence and other pols, and raise money for conservative causes!
How much better does it get?
The featured item on this year's menu? Lamb fries.
Yep...Chef Mark Estee's signature dish--which he says tastes like "abalone"--which he will craft from 300 lbs. of stockpiled, plump, oblong, and glistening lamb testicles (4 to 1 lb.). He'll remove them from the sac, slice them thinly into cutlets, bread them in egg dip and seasoned flour, fry them for ~90 seconds (until golden), and serve them immediately with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
Yep...tell that to the lamb!
For the feint of heart, Chef Estee will also be serving loin chops, rib chops, and lamb stew. Also on the menu will be homemade chorizo sausage.
The article about Chef Estee's recipe reminded The Motley Monk's of one of his favorite recipes: "Gus Portokalos Lamb Balls."
Let the discussion begin...
To access the websites identified on this post, click on the following links: