Category Archives: Meats

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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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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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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Sous Vide Country-Style Pork Ribs

Contains:  A touch of nightshade.  Is:  Gluten-free, Paleo, Whole 30.   I bought a sous vide tool/implement/thingamajig last spring.  Mine is a Gourmia, but I was highly impressed by the Anova.  Then, Anova cost in excess of $120, while my … Continue reading

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