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‘Saffron’ Cauliflower Rice


  Growing up with an Armenian mother born in Isfahan, Iran, Saffron rice was a staple. The Saffron threads, which cost more per weight than gold, were commonplace in our spice cabinet. These magical threads transformed Basmati rice and were served... (more...)

Japanese Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Herb Butter


  On those days when you need some carbs and fat in your life, this is the dish for you. We really like the density of the Japanese sweet potatoes with its purple skin and buttery white interior. These potatoes are loaded with flavor and natural... (more...)

Roasted Garlic Herb Butter


Make some of this stuff and keep it around!! It’s great for baked sweet potatoes, inside a grass fed burger, smothered on top a rib eye or finish off a wild salmon recipe.  Take some of your fresh herbs like Chives, Oregano, Rosemary, and Parsley.... (more...)

Braised Cabbage and Apples


As fall and winter set in, we are more accustom to savory dishes from root vegetables to this treasure. Slowly braised cabbage is a great accompaniment to duck, chicken, short ribs, stews, etc. The cabbage has a bright and welcoming acidity and reeks... (more...)

Creamy Dijon Dill Potato Salad


With white potatoes being Whole30 compliant now and since using white potatoes is relative to the amount of physical activity you do, we have been incorporating them back into our weekly meal plans. Also, we have loved Primal Kitchen’s Mayo and the... (more...)

Turkey Stock


I don’t like wasting food, and no matter how good a Turkey carver you are you can always get more meat off the bone and use that value carcass to make a rich Turkey stock. Rich in collagen and gut curing features, use this stock on its own, in your... (more...)

Spiced ‘Slow Cooker’ Applesauce


Through our Stony Hill CSA, we accumulated quite a few apples this fall. What do you do with all them apples other than the obvious choice of pie? You make applesauce! The first time I slow cooked applesauce with the cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and nutmeg,... (more...)

Simple Cauliflower Rice


This just in: Cauliflower it good for you! While Kale and Broccoli are getting all the love these days, an often overlooked vegetable is Vitamin C rich Cauliflower. Not only is it nutritious, but you can “rice” to give the texture of traditional... (more...)

‘Down and Dirty’ Cauliflower Rice


I think we are all part Cajun. How can you not love the down home cooking of New Orleans and the culture that embodies their food scene. To recreate their “dirty” rice, which is simply rice cooked with Cajun spices and a meat that darkens the normally... (more...)

Bacon and Apple Caramelized Onions


This particular recipe is good one to start the night before or at the latest the morning before you want to use these caramelized onions. The reason is that cook, low and slow in a slow cooker allows you to get a deep rich caramelization that you may... (more...)

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