Category Archives: Paleo

Simple carrot salad

Greer started making this tasty carrot salad, which is just grated carrots, onion or shallot, radishes, and a simple dressing of lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, and olive oil.  But it is quite a tasty and fresh addition to our … Continue reading

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Excellent method for cooking a cockerel

We cooked our third cockerel (young rooster), and are completely pleased with the results.  I roasted the first one, and the dark meat was pretty tough because the cockerels were 6 months old at processing time.  The second time, I … Continue reading

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Christmas Lunch

On the menu today: Turkey we raised on the farm (One person we gave a turkey to this year described it as “dense,” which we thought was a good description.  It tastes like turkey, but meatier.  Tender, moist, delicious.  (It … Continue reading

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Winner, winner, rooster dinner

We cooked one of the roosters today.  I decided to roast it, even though he was six months old, because I had read said that heritage birds are still tender at six months.  Not so much.  Everything tasted great, but … Continue reading

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Birthday yumminess

For Greer’s birthday, we had LOTS of stuffed eggs, regular and Mexican style and dates stuffed with Gorgonzola and wrapped with prosciutto.  We also had pulled pork, broccoli slaw, carrot “fries” and a wild blackberry crisp (the last of the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2014

We have a lot to be thankful for this year!  The butternut squash and beef came from our property… we are so blessed to live in Oregon.  Greer’s mom and brother joined us for Thanksgiving, driving over 12 hours to … Continue reading

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“Instant” Stew

We enjoy watching Jacques Pépin’s cooking show, Fast Food My Way.  On one episode, he makes a Beef Tenderloin “Instant” Stew.  Greer suggested we try it, and it is crazy-good!  You can find the recipe here, but we changed it … Continue reading

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Butternut squash beef curry

I made up a slow-cooker recipe based on my new (and limited) experience using a slow-cooker the last six months, and it turned out great!  Yay!  I used what we had on hand, but you can easily substitute. 1 chopped … Continue reading

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“Local” Breakfast

We haven’t found a local place that does a great breakfast yet… except our house!  And today we had quite the local meal: eggs from our hens kale from the kitchen garden shrimp from the coast blueberries from the Thursday … Continue reading

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Kimchi

I’ve had a slow-cooker recipe for bulgogi that I’ve been wanting to try, so we decided to make some kimchi to go with it.  We got out the Perfect Pickler, and found a recipe from Sandor Katz to follow.  He … Continue reading

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