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Nero Wolfe's Lamb Kidneys Bourguignonne

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Category: Meat, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 18 Lamb kidneys
  • 1/2 c Flour
  • Salt
  • Pepper, freshly ground
  • 6 tb Butter
  • 2 Shallots, minced
  • 1/2 lb Mushrooms, minced
  • 2 c Dry red wine
  • 1/2 Bay leaf
  • 1 tb Minced watercress
  • 1 tb Minced celery
  • 1/4 ts Thyme


1>. Soak the kidneys in cold water for 10 minutes. Remove the membranes and
connective tissue and cut the kidneys across in half. 2>. Season the flour
with the salt and pepper and dredge the kidneys. Saute them in 4
tablespoons of the butter and set aside. Add the shallots and mushrooms to
the butter. Sprinkle with two tablespoons of the dredging flour and cook
over low heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. 3>. Add the wine, bay
leaf, watercress, celery, thyme, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and a few grindings of
black pepper. Stir well and add the kidneys; cover the skillet and simmer
gently for 25 minutes. 4>. When ready to serve, remove the bay leaf, add
the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and correct the seasoning. Serve over
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