Category Archives: Paleo

Time to clean house!

We’ve gone clean for thirty days.  “What are you talking about?” you may ask?  Well, let me explain.  We cut out ALL food that we don’t prepare ourselves, cut out ALL nightshades (tomatoes, peppers), ALL dairy and ALL sweetener (honey, maple … Continue reading

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Chicken, Chicken and Greens Too!

broke down and bought a package of boneless chicken thighs.  Mmmm.  I marinated them then broiled them in the oven at 425* for 20 minutes.  Crystal cooked some greens (mixed kale from a bag) that were awesome! I made the … Continue reading

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First Sunday of the New Year

The first Sunday of the New Year!  Yay.  Luxury brunch! Poached Eggs Smoked Salmon Caviar Avocado Grapefruit Macadamia Nuts Coffee!  

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New Year Re-Boot

New Year Re-boot.  Yep, as simple as it sounds.  We got a bit over into the dis-organized side of the road and are now back on course.  No, nothing bad, Crystal is good, I’m good. With the end of the … Continue reading

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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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