Category Archives: Cooking

De-Boned Baked Trout Stuffed with Spinach and Cream Cheese

Contains:  Seafood, dairy.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free, Primal.  As I’ve noted before, I’m having difficulties finding quality seafood up here in western Massachusetts, and when I do find it, it seems to come with Whole Food type of pricing.  So, often … Continue reading

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Preventing Insect Infestations in Food

With my semi-Paleo life, I don’t eat a lot of grains or pseudo-grains (although I do have my serious rice or quinoa or oats moments, and a few other things may be on hand anyway), which means if I’m not … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day: Pear Upside Down Cake with Buttermilk

Contains:  Gluten, dairy, sugar.   Is:  Vegetarian I went surfing to find a good use for leftover buttermilk, that I’d purchased to make a recipe you’ll be seeing in (yes) March.  (I also used some for buckwheat pancakes.) I came … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Bò Trộn Cải Xoong – Pan-Seared Beef & Watercress Salad, with Fish Dressing Sauce

Contains: Seafood in the dressing, with option to opt out.  Soy, with option to opt out.  Is:  gluten-free with the proper soy sauce, tamari, or coconut aminos.   The recipe I’d originally planned to make for the Asian New Year (of … Continue reading

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Raising Chickens, Part III: Trekking to My Chickens in Zone 5 Winter

Note:  I hadn’t intended this to be an early part of the Raising Chickens series I’m doing, as it is way out of sync of the order one might ideally present such a series in.  But… It’s Winter!  (Needs to go up, … Continue reading

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Taco de Lengua: Beef Tongue Tacos

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy.  NOTE:  I’m posting this recipe in two parts today:  one, the salsa verde, the second the tacos de lengua.  Some may want just the salsa and may want to steer well clear of any meat such as … Continue reading

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Salsa Verde with Tomatillo, Avocado, Sour Cream

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy.  Is:  Vegetarian.   NOTE:  I’m posting this recipe in two parts today:  one, the salsa verde, the second the tacos de lengua.  Some may want just the salsa and may want to steer well clear of any meat … Continue reading

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