Dijon Mushrooms

Recipes posted a year ago: Spicy-Roasted Broccoli with Garlic Sirloin Steaks with Parsley and Capers Dijon mustard has a unique blend of mustard and spice that is great for a lot of sauces, marinades, and rubs (just check out the tag cloud at the left of this post and click on the word "dijon").  So, when … Continue reading Dijon Mushrooms

Carrot Beet Slaw

Alternate Title: The Recipe That Made Me Like Beets I will be the first to admit that I have never been a fan of beets.  Growing up, we would occasionally have pickled beets in the house (I remember being told they were one of my grandpa's favorites).  We also grew them in our garden, and … Continue reading Carrot Beet Slaw

Chicken and Radishes with Mushroom Tarragon Sauce

Our recent CSA share included a bunch of radishes (which were nice and spicy) and I wanted to do more than just slice them up for a salad.  I came across a recipe for sauteing them along with some chicken, and serving with tarragon and mustard that gave me some ideas to start playing a … Continue reading Chicken and Radishes with Mushroom Tarragon Sauce

Orange Hazelnut Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

This is a tasty and easy salad to throw together for just about any meal.  The sweetness of the mandarin oranges blends perfectly with the bite of red wine vinegar in the dressing, while roughly chopped hazelnuts (filberts for those native to the PNW) add just a little crunch for texture. Gather Up (for the salad): … Continue reading Orange Hazelnut Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

Wine-Herb Grilled Chicken

Grilling is a great way to cook just about anything (in my opinion, at least), and chicken is no exception.  Chicken can still end up a bit bland, however, unless it has a good rub or marinade prior to going over the coals (it also helps to use bone-in pieces).  So when you want to … Continue reading Wine-Herb Grilled Chicken

Dijon Grilled Round Steak

Dijon Grilled Round Steak Recipe Type: Main Dish Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 30 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients One large, thick-cut top round steak – about 1-3/4 pounds (grassfed or elk are preferred in our kitchen) 2 tbsp Dijon mustard 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/4 … Continue reading Dijon Grilled Round Steak

Grilled Salmon with Coconut Dijon Sauce

Grilled Salmon with Coconut Dijon Sauce Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 30 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 to 2 wild-caught salmon fillets, about 1-1/2 lbs each 2 cloves garlic, peeled and pressed Juice of 1/2 lemon 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp coarse black pepper … Continue reading Grilled Salmon with Coconut Dijon Sauce