This section is from the book "A New Book Of Cookery", by Fannie Merritt Farmer. See also: How to Cook Everything: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food.
Wipe six French chops and sprinkle with one-half teaspoon salt and one-fourth teaspoon pepper. Roll in flour, egg (slightly beaten and diluted with one and one-half tablespoons water) and five tablespoons finely chopped raw ham. Saute in a hot iron frying pan, arrange on a hot platter and pour around the following sauce: Cut in thin strips two gherkins, one small truffle, six mushroom caps, and white one hard-boiled egg. Add one tablespoon Sherry and three-fourths cup brown stock. Bring to the boiling point and let simmer five minutes. Season to taste with salt.
Wipe six French chops, cut one and one-half inches thick, split meat in halves, cutting to bone, and stuff with the following mixture: Mix six tablespoons soft bread crumbs, three tablespoons chopped mushroom caps, two tablespoons melted butter and salt and cayenne to taste. Dip chops in crumbs, egg and crumbs, and fry in deep fat. Serve with Truffle Sauce (see p. 154).
Wipe eight lamb chops, remove eye of meat and saute in a hot iron frying pan or blazer from six to eight minutes, sprinkling with salt the last two minutes of the cooking. Remove to hot dish and serve with Currant Mint Sauce (The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, see p. 219).
Order six kidney lamb chops cut two inches thick. Remove fat and bone and skewer lean meat into six circular pieces. Coil around each a thinly cut strip of bacon, having bacon overlap one inch, and fasten with wooden skewers. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; place in a greased broiler, and broil over a clear fire or bake in a hot oven; the time required being about fifteen minutes. Remove to hot platter and garnish with Savory Potatoes (see p. 182) and parsley. Mint jelly should accompany this dish.
Tournadoes of Lamb Ready for Cooking. - Page 121.
Order two pounds lamb cut from fore quarter. Remove bones and cut meat in strips one inch in thickness; then flatten with a cleaver to three-fourths inch in thickness. Arrange on a platter and pour over a marinade, made by mixing three tablespoons olive oil, three tablespoons vinegar, two-thirds teaspoon salt, one-half onion finely chopped, and one tablespoon parsley finely chopped. Cover and let stand over night or for several hours. Remove pieces of vegetables from fillets and saute in a hot frying pan, using as little butter as possible.
Force a border of Duchess Potato mixture around edge of plank, using a pastry bag and tube. In centre place two thin pieces of broiled ham and on ham place two thick broiled chops, the bone ends of which are garnished with paper frills. At ends of plank place canned artichoke bottoms, drained, heated and seasoned with melted butter, salt and pepper. Fill artichoke bottoms with Rector Potatoes (see p. 187). Place sauted mushroom caps between chops. Garnish with sprigs of parsley.
Lamb Chops a la Rector. -Page 122.