May 7 – National Roast Leg of Lamb Day

National Roast Leg of Lamb Day 

Roast leg of lamb

Food Facts on Roast Leg of Lamb
  • Roasted meat was the staple of the English and colonial diet of the 18th century.
  • Archeologists tell us that lamb or mutton were the third most-consumed meats in colonial Virginia.
  • Lamb is not a big favorite in America, only one pound per person is consumed annually.
  •  Lamb is a very versatile meat and readily available at local markets.
  • Lamb is a favorite menu item for Easter and Passover.