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Minding Your Manners At Dinner Parties

Minding Your Manners At Dinner Parties

For our final installment of our Food Friday’s mini-series on dinner parties, New York Times “Social Qs” columnist Philip Galanes, and New York Times food columnist and cookbook author Melissa Clark pair social graces with the perfect dishes for your next get together.
Check out Melissa Clark's dinner party recipes! 
Turkish Lamb Chops with Sumac, Tahini and Dill
Time: 50 minutes total, 30 minutes hands-off
Yield: 4 to 6 servings
1 tablespoon Turkish red pepper or Aleppo pepper (or use chile flakes)
2 teaspoons fennel seeds
2 teaspoons coriander seeds
2 teaspoons cumin seeds
2 teaspoons kosher salt, more to taste
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 pounds bone-in lamb chops, the thicker the better
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice (from about 2 lemons)
2 to 3 cloves garlic, grated on a microplane or minced
1 3/4 teaspoons kosher salt
1 cup tahini
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Extra-virgin olive oil, for grilling
Fresh dill fronds, for serving
Sumac (optional), for serving
1. In a small skil