Category Archives: Meats

Holiday Dishes for The End of the Year (Thanksgiving Onwards)

To celebrate Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Solstice, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Hogmanay.  And any other date you want to celebrate, whether for familial, spiritual, traditional, or friendship reasons.  After all, any Holiday is what YOU make … Continue reading

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Menudo Soup (A Mexican Tripe Dish)

Contains:  Offal, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, wheat free, Whole30, paleo.  Halloween is on the horizon, as is the Mexican Day of the Dead – so, why not make Menudo? Of course if you add optional hominy or corn, this will no … Continue reading

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Beef Liver, Mushrooms, Shallots

Contains:  Offal, dairy (if you use the ghee or butter).  Is:  Gluten-free, potentially night-shade free, potentially dairy-free, quick and easy, Whole30, paleo. This was one of the few meats I did not enjoy as a child.  I still can’t say … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Style Goat Shoulder, with Baharat, Plums, Lemon, Onion and Potato

Contains:  Nightshades, alcohol.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free, paleo. One can substitute out the alcohol if desired.   The alcohol will cook off, but I understand not everyone wants to have this in their food.  Although you can skip the potatoes (nightshade), perhaps … Continue reading

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Elk Steak, Pan Fried (Brunch Recipe; Dinner Recipe)

Cooking ELK!  Two recipes for elk New York strip steak (or beef, or venison, or bison…)   This meal works just as well with beef (or, I assume, bison/buffalo/venison).  This elk meat was obtained from a meat vendor at a local … Continue reading

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Braised Mexican Pork Loin Rib Roast

Contains:  Nightshades, legumes.  Is:  Gluten-free, mildly spicy. Haven’t done anything Mexican recently, so I got inspired to go check out a Mexican goat recipe – and there really is such a thing, done as a stew.  However, this is a … Continue reading

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Bison (or Beef) Steak Tartare

Contains:  Raw meat, egg, optional soy.  Is:  Quick and easy, gluten-free.   This is essentially steak tartare, which is raw meat from a very healthy source, and very fresh (or freshly thawed if you get the meat shipped to you … Continue reading

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Sous Vide Bison Tongue: Low Temperature, Steak Style – Two Recipes

Contains:  Nightshades (but you can opt out, and season differently.)  Is:  Offal, not awful.  Paleo, Whole30, gluten-free.   This recipe and the follow up preparations will work with beef tongue as well as bison.   Being that tongue is naturally … Continue reading

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Sous Vide Bison Tongue: Braised & Pan Fried Style

Contains:  Nightshades (but you can opt out.)  Is:  Offal, not awful.  Gluten-free, paleo, Whole30.  Yes, this post does include photos of actual bison tongues.  Consider this a squeamish alert. This bison tongue was obtained from Wild Idea, a bison-raising venture … Continue reading

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Collards and Smoked Ham Hocks

Contains:  Nightshades for seasoning.  Is:  Gluten-free, paleo, Whole30.   The photos here of this dish cooking or being served here are from my original posting at this blog, back early June 2011.  I thought about directly re-blogging it, as a … Continue reading

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