Category Archives: Offal

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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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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Soul Food for New Years: Trotters (Pig’s Feet)

(I am posting two New Year’s recipes today.  The below, the trotters, was actually made last August.  The black eyed pea and collard soup was made yesterday, and will appear here an hour or so after this one today. DO … Continue reading

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Pork Head Cheese / Souse – Eating All the Bits

Yes, you are welcome to duck out of this post and go your merry way.  There will not be another offal/”awful” post again until the last week of this year.  Promise.  Trotters?  Those will appear just before New Years’, as … Continue reading

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Beef Kidney Recipes (aka Got Kidneys?)

I was thawing out something from the freezer labeled Beef, but it didn’t say what cut of beef it was.  I figured it must be brisket, because it was about that shape and heft.  A very large brisket, but I … Continue reading

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Stir Fried Lamb Sweetbreads

Obtained from the thymus or the pancreas, the sweetbread is indeed a gland and not a muscle.  And it is neither sweet nor a bread as we know that to be.  (An example of Baaa to Rump eating…) I’ve made … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free, Braised, Stuffed Lamb Hearts: Featuring Cauliflower

Here is a Paleo-friendly (use Coconut aminos instead of soy/tamari sauce, and go with my Mirin substitution idea) recipe for stuffed, braised lamb hearts.  They are wrapped with bacon to keep moisture in while baking.  This recipe uses cauliflower rather … Continue reading

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