Paleo

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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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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Rendering Duck Fat & Other Duck Delights!

The French really know and have known forever how to consume fabulous fats that are good for them.  Their motivation to eat lots of duck fat, pate’, butter, cream and cheeses was not because they supported their health necessarily but because they taste great and make food oh so satisfying! I’m sure y’all have heard about the southwest region of France …

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Fat Pride!

  Some people collect figurines or coins, to name a few, but this real-food cook collects healthy fats! I am terribly proud of all the different fats I cook with in my kitchen!  One might say that I am constantly waving my “fat flag” trying to dispel the myths about animal fats being bad for you.  It’s true, I really …

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