Tag Archives: Paleo

Pumpkin/Butternut Squash Soup, Thai Variant

Stop PRESS!  My laying hens finally delivered two gorgeous brown eggs this past Tuesday!  And, later that day, a third one!  I don’t know who laid what, but hey… laid.  Do follow up on my homesteading journal at Homestead Journal … Continue reading

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Raw Littleneck / Cherrystone Clams – Helpful Hint

I have to thank Dad for this one.  I have no idea if he learned this elsewhere, or if he discovered it on his ownsome.  This was just something he just DID. Procure your Fresh-in-the-Shell littleneck or cherrystone clams, and … 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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Vegetarian Eggplant, Apple and Onion Casserole with Ras al Hanout

Casserole.  A word redolent of the ’50s and ’60s with maybe a glimpse into the ’70s. Dated.  Casseroles are dated.  Just like wood-stained kitchen cabinetry, and appliances that aren’t stainless steel.  (As in my kitchen!) Proud to own a “dated” … Continue reading

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Savory Mashed Sweet Potatoes

They’re called sweet potatoes, because they’re already sweet.  So, unless I’m planning on a dessert with them (such as a sweet potato pie), I’m not really interested in adding extra sugars.  I simply don’t see the point.  Besides, I love … Continue reading

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Pork Butt (Shoulder) Roast

Let me just butt in here and say that the front part of the pig is better than bacon.  Whether it’s Boston butt, picnic roast, or best of all, country-style ribs (which aren’t really ribs), that’s my favorite part of … Continue reading

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Bharwaan Mirchee – Stuffed Bell Peppers (Indian)

This recipe is from Indian Home Cooking, by Suvir Saran and Stephanie Lyness.  Some years back I attended a 3 hour hands-on cooking class taught by Suvir Saran and bought this book then.  (He autographed it, too.)  Apparently, it is … Continue reading

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