Category Archives: Poultry

Thai Soup: Tom Kha Gai (Chicken Coconut Galangal), for Asian Lunar New Year – Whole 30

Contains:  Fish sauce, coconut, optional nightshade.  Is:  Whole 30, Paleo, gluten-free. Prepared for the start of the Asian Lunar Calendar, Year of the Rat.  I absolutely LOVE Tom Kha style soups.  I’ve finally made one that I’m happy to bring … Continue reading

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West African Peanut Soup / Stew with Chicken or Cockerel

Contains:  Peanuts, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, has vegetarian/vegan-option. This recipe is dedicated to the memory of one of my best friends – Kat Hosinski, who unexpectedly passed away sometime November first this month.  She was a companion in the desire for … Continue reading

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Chicken Sandwich: “The Un-Popeye” – Two Variants – Regular or Gluten-Free

RECIPE ONE:  Contains:  Dairy, eggs, nightshades, gluten (wheat).  Is:  Closer to the “real thing”. RECIPE TWO:  Contains:  Dairy, eggs, nightshades, almonds, coconut.  Is: Gluten-free, and grain-free, primal. I’ve heard of this “fabulous” Popeye’s chicken sandwich.  Mind you, the last thing … 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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Of Chickens and Chickpeas

Contains:  Legumes.  Is: Gluten-free, grain-free. Well, perhaps this should be my new blog name, as I don’t yet have those goats I want to raise here.  I’d named this blog after what turned out to be just about my favorite … Continue reading

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Braised Rooster Legs with Wine and Sage

Contains:  Alcohol (cooked off).  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, nightshade-free (the bell pepper is not part of the recipe, and is present to add color to the photography.  Any salad or other side would work), Paleo. http://www.vespresso.cooking/en/2016/11/braised-rooster-legs-with-wine-and-sage-sauce Well, I pulled out … Continue reading

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Raising Chickens, Part V: The Bin, or Storage at Your Coop

Like me, you may well have a bin for chicken supplies.  Or, you may be keeping your chickens in a more barn-style coop, where you can have a dedicated storage room or at the least, a high storage shelf or … Continue reading

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