Carne Asada

Recipes from the past: BLT Salad (with homemade mayo) Quick Cube Steak with mushrooms Grain-Free Chocolate Cupcakes Carne asada literally translates to "roasted meat," but it is so much more than that.  Good carne asada starts with an economy cut of meat (typically skirt or flank steak) that is marinated in a mixture of citrus and … Continue reading Carne Asada

Chile-Rubbed Elk Roast

Purely Primal is just over two years old now.  Follow this link to take a look back at some of the earliest recipes posted here - ones that we still make on a regular basis in our kitchen. This recipe is another one that uses the "low and slow" method to bring a cut of … Continue reading Chile-Rubbed Elk Roast

Garlic Mint Shoulder Roast

Recipes posted a year ago: Grandpa Don’s Bugachi (Teriyaki Beef Skewers) With me working lots of long hours the past six months, we seem to have had a bit of a pattern emerge with our weekends - Sunday has become "roast day."  It turns out to be the one day where we seem to have … Continue reading Garlic Mint Shoulder Roast

Date and Mushroom Stuffed Elk Roast

Recipes posted a year ago: Stuffed Portobella Mushrooms Cayenne Grilled Chicken Chicken Curry Soup This recipe came about while standing in the doorway of the pantry tapping my fingers on the door frame thinking, "I should really use up some of these dates...and what the heck am I going to use these dried chanterelles for?"  … Continue reading Date and Mushroom Stuffed Elk Roast

Quick Cube Steak with Mushrooms

Recipes posted a year ago: Crockpot Chicken The other night, after working a long week, I wanted to get dinner on the table quickly and without a lot of prep or cleanup.  Luckily, Karen had a package of elk "cube" steaks thawed out in the fridge.  After a little head scratching and a few minutes of perusing … Continue reading Quick Cube Steak with Mushrooms

Pear-Ginger Marinated Steaks

Recipes from a year ago: Avocado Hummus Herb Smoked Prime Rib This marinade recipe has a distinctively Asian influence, and was incredible with the elk sirloin steaks we had when my parents came to visit for Christmas.  Served with our Pomegranate, Apple, and Walnut Salad from the other day, it was a great meal for the … Continue reading Pear-Ginger Marinated Steaks

Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

Recipes from a year ago: Herb-Roasted Chicken with Fennel Pork Chops with Apple Cabbage Slaw If you're looking for a simple recipe for a weeknight, this is a good one.  You can pair it with roasted spaghetti squash for "spaghetti and meatballs," or you can simply enjoy it as a thick hearty soup like we … Continue reading Meatballs with Tomato Sauce