Explore OKC — Gaillardia
Gaillardia is located north of Memorial Road and the Kilpatrick Turnpike and east of MacArthur Boulevard. It encompasses the full square mile. The east boundary is the Bluff Creek, which provides a neighborhood privacy boundary.
The spice of life
When you retrieve your list of available homes from the guard at the main gate, you will notice that Gaillardia is comprised of a variety of lot sizes and homes that are organized into multiple areas within the greater neighborhood. Each area has distinctive lot sizes, while the greater neighborhood affords many opportunities for neighbors to gather together in shared community spaces and on common sidewalks.
A taste of discreet splendor
Gaillardia's unique areas can offer lot sizes ranging from villa lots to country side estates boasting two or more acres of land. Waterfalls, fountains, and parks are scattered throughout the neighborhood for residents to partake of. The neighborhood has a private Country Club as well, host to a beautiful club house, pool, fitness center, and professional level 18-hole golf course with a state of the art golf practice facility.
Among the nearby businesses are Mercy Hospital complex, Integris Procure Proton Cancer treatment center, and numerous health offices. Easy to access the greater metropolitan area comes via the Kilpatrick Turnpike. Nothing ever seems far away. Connect east with Broadway Extension as well as I-35 and West to I-40.
Area restaurants are Tommy’s Italian American Grill, Charleston’s and many others. Dining in the neighborhood Gaillardia Club House is wonderful too, as nearly every seat offers a gorgeous view of the golf course.
Rack of lamb
A favorite dinner party splurge. . .
- A rack of lamb, about two pounds
- ½ a cup of pesto
- 1 cup of fresh bread crumbs (or Panko)
- Salt and pepper
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
- Roast the racks on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
- Rub the rack with salt and pepper.
- Coat the racks with pesto.
- Coat the racks with breadcrumbs (or Panko)
- Bake in the preheated oven. Cooking time will vary based on the size of the racks and how well done you'd like them to end up (please consult a simple cooking chart).
Serve sliced into single chops with colorful vegetables — perhaps on a bed of potatoes. Enjoy!