Category Archives: Offal

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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Lamb Tongues with Turnip Greens

Contains:  Offal.  Is:  Paleo, Whole30, potentially nightshade-free.   Feel free to skip over my Offal Discussion.  I’ve sometimes repeated parts of it, frankly.  Honest, the recipe is down there!  If you are not interested in lamb tongue, it is unlikely … Continue reading

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Greek Grilled Lamb Heart with Crispy & Shaved Fennel Salad

The Greek name for this dish is:  Kardia Arniou Stin Schara Kai Marathosalata.   Contains: Offal, dairy. Is: Quick and easy. Recipe source:  Michael Psilaktis’s book, How to Roast a Lamb: New Greek Classic Cooking.  Page 146. I made this … Continue reading

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Beef Kidney Paprika over Spinach

Contains:  Nightshades, offal, dairy.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free. Okay, my version of “Chopped” without the insane and foolish run around before the 30 minute timer buzzes. Paprika: This was part of a recipe challenge on CookingBites.com.  I had to incorporate paprika … Continue reading

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Sous Vide Turkey Hearts, with Broccoli and Onion

Contains:  Offal, optional nightshade in the form of hot sauce.  Is:   Gluten-free, quick and easy.  Paleo option, Whole30 option.   I lucked into a package of turkey hearts, and since heart is my favorite organ/offal thing going, I simply … Continue reading

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Father’s Day: Stuffed Lamb Heart, Featuring Apple & Onion (Omnivorian)

Contains: Offal.  Some nightshade in the ras al hanout.  Is: Whole30, Paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free. For a vegetarian or vegan rendition using the same stuffing, but adding the stuffing into bell peppers, see this recipe… Apparently I really like stuffing food … Continue reading

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