Category Archives: Meats

Beef Burger Salting Decisions

Is:  Paleo, Whole30, a tasting experiment.  Note:  I use lettuce wraps cuz I love ’em.  Your mileage may vary.   The received wisdom is that seasonings should be added atop the burgers, not mixed in.  At least that’s the current … Continue reading

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Lamb Shank with Balsamic Vinaigrette, Garlic, Rosemary

Contains:  The dressing has honey in the vinaigrette (added sugar).  Is:  Gluten-free, nightshade-free, Paleo.   One of my favorite parts of the lamb is the shank.  And just as a note, today would have been my parents’ 68th marriage anniversary date, … Continue reading

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Sous Vide Beef Chuck Shoulder Steak

Contains: No known allergens of common nature.  Is:  Paleo, Whole 30, nightshade-free.   My cut from the local farm-share was labeled “Beef chuck shoulder steak for London Broil“.  I decided I needed to know what the deuce that meant, and … Continue reading

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Baked Ham with Mustard, Balsamic Reduction, Maple Syrup, Clove

Contains:  Added sugars in the ham, and via the maple syrup.  Is:  Gluten-free, night-shade free, handy for Easter. (AND you get some ideas for sides at the bottom!) This past summer I bought a pasture-raised half a pig from a … Continue reading

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“Grilled” Brie, Jam, Bacon, Jalapeño on Sourdough Toast

Contains:  Gluten, grains, dairy, nightshades, added sugars.  Is:  An admitted splurge.  There’s a restaurant in Bernardston, Massachusetts, The Farm Table.  Everything (that possibly can be) is sourced locally, from individual farms, all credited on the menu.  We went here back … Continue reading

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Lamb Kidney Puff Pastries

Contains:  Gluten, nightshades (in the ras al hanout).  Is:  Nut-free.   Towards the bottom of this post is a photo of lamb kidneys prior to cooking.  Just a heads up. Kidneys are  very healthy organs, if obtained from pastured animals.   … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras: Roasted Creole Pork Belly Casserole

Contains:  Soy or Coconut Aminos.  Nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, Paleo option, Whole 30 option, assuming you use the coconut aminos.   Pork belly strips are typically made into bacon, but when I got last summer’s half a pig share, I asked … Continue reading

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