Tag Archives: quick and easy

Bison (or Beef) Steak Tartare

Contains:  Raw meat, egg, optional soy.  Is:  Quick and easy, gluten-free.   This is essentially steak tartare, which is raw meat from a very healthy source, and very fresh (or freshly thawed if you get the meat shipped to you … Continue reading

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Soft Corn Tacos with Scallions, Pepper Jack, Avocado, Microgreens

Contains:  Dairy.  Is: Vegetarian, gluten-free, quick and easy. Well, earlier today I posted an omnivore taco, and now I am making a vegetarian one.  Photos here are more step by step (probably because I was less hungry, ya’think???) As always, … Continue reading

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Soft Corn Tacos with Ground Bison, Pepper Jack, Ramps, and Microgreens

Contains:  Dairy, nightshades (seasoning).  Is: Gluten-free, quick and easy.   What is rather sad on a small-scale level these days (considering there are a lot of much  larger-scale sadnesses going on) is that at taco bars the cheese to sprinkle … Continue reading

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Lebanese Kibbe Appetizers Part I: Vegan Lentil Kibbe

Contains:  Gluten, wheat, with nightshades in the seasonings.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, quick and easy. We had a chance to make pantry-goods recipes for our culinary club.  I thought about this a bit and was mostly coming up with soups, but … Continue reading

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Greek Lamb Kofta, Grilled

Contains: Potentially, dairy as a topping.  Is:  Paleo, Whole30 (if you leave off the yogurt, or use coconut yogurt), quick and easy.   I have some ground lamb left from a half-lamb I purchased some months back.  While I had … 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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Shrimp Shirataki Asian Pasta Salad with Peanut Sauce: Low Carb

Contains:  Shellfish, peanuts, nightshades, soy, coconut, probably gluten.  Is: Quick and easy, low carb. This month over at Cookingbites.com, we’re challenging each other to make pasta salads.  I figure I’d make a couple of different ones, and that at least … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day: English Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Contains:  Dairy, gluten.  Is:  Vegetarian, quick and easy.   Mother had several specialties when we were growing up, but one of the most simple (and yet still quite a hit) was her English tea sandwiches.  I loved this one, as … 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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Lion’s Mane Mushroom Stir Fry – Gluten-Free and Vegan

About 3-4 weeks ago, I ran into something named Lion’s Mane mushroom at the Litchfield CT farmer’s market.  The taste is supposed to resemble crab meat. YAY WOW, something NEW I’ve never tried before!  Sussed isn’t quite the word! I … Continue reading

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