Category Archives: Offal

Bison Bone Marrow on Crumpets, with Garlic, Lemon, and Balsamic Reduction

Contains:  Offal, gluten (wheat), dairy? soy?  READ LABELS on your crumpets, see below!  Is:  Quick and easy.   Beef marrow is practically identical, substitute this in as available or desired.   You can also switch the crumpet(s) out with English muffins (sliced … Continue reading

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Filipino Kare-Kare with Tripe

Contains:  Offal, peanuts, optional shellfish and nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free. Time for more tripe…  At the end of this recipe I’ll put in links to the two previous tripe recipes I’ve made for this blog.  In addition, this one is for … Continue reading

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Mom’s Poultry Dressing/Stuffing & Her Turkey Giblet Gravy

Contains:  Wheat, gluten, nightshades.  Is: A family (mostly) traditional holiday turkey dressing and gravy pair of recipes.  You can combine these with my earlier recipe – or with any roasted turkey / large chicken you want to make.   I cannot … 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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Veal or Calf Sweetbreads, with Peppers and Mushrooms

Contains:  Nightshades, offal, Is:  Gluten-free and seafood-free if you use tamari instead of Worcestershire sauce (the latter contains fish sauce as well as gluten).  Quick and easy.     The first stage of cooking sweetbreads (which are the thymus or pancreatic … 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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Lamb’s Head (Yes, It’s a Thing)

Contains: Offal.  Uses either soy or coconut aminos.  Is:  Gluten-free, potentially Paleo and Whole30.   Heads UP!!!    Or, half a head is better than none! Yes, I uploaded another head recipe a few hours ago – I figure I … Continue reading

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Cambodian/Khmer Pork Head

Contains:  Offal, added sugar.  Is:  Gluten-free, nightshade free, dairy free, paleo.  All right, this is half a head.  It came with my late summer’s pork share – well, it was indeed optional, but I wasn’t going to reject a head … Continue reading

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