Grain-Free

Bacon-Infused Summer Ratatouille!

I love ratatouille!  It is a dish that can be used for everything from sandwiches to top sausages and other meats to filling an omelette and so on.  The version I’ve made here is my summery, chunkier version whereas my winter ratatouille is much more labor intensive with many more ingredients…but worth the effort, for sure. But, since it’s summer …

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Peach Base for Many a Dish!

Driving through the North Carolina mountains last weekend we stopped by a road-side produce stand and found these lovely peaches.  South Carolina peaches!  I mean, they are beyond lovely because they are fully in-season and begging to be made into whatever your heart desires or eaten raw over the sink because they’re SO juicy! Peaches ripen really well when they …

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Chicken Bone Broth...Plain & Simple!

  Everything old is new again and chicken bone broth or bone broths in general are no exception…hallelujah!  Take my word, you will begin to hear more and more about the health benefits of bone broth these days and about little restaurants/brotheries serving it up in all its glory down the way from the juice bar! I mean, just the other …

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Touting Tallow & Slow-Cooker Brisket -- Italian Style!

I know we’ve all had some dry and tough brisket in our day and so we’re a bit shy about cooking this sinewy piece of meat.  But, fear no more, this is the easiest and tastiest way to cook brisket.  And, who doesn’t want a good meaty dish right here in the dead of winter? I bought this grass-fed brisket from …

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Easy Homemade Sour Cream!

  Sometimes it’s surprising how the simplest thing can bring me such joy! For instance, this probiotic-rich sour cream is so easy to make, satisfies my palette and gut!  My palette, because it is so creamy with a little sour and my gut, because the beneficial bacteria are helping to boost my immune system…and who doesn’t need that?  Plus you spend …

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