Tamari-Ginger Chicken Thighs with Zucchini

In case you were wondering what was on the rest of the plate with yesterday's strawberry rhubarb salsa...this was it!  This recipe is perfect for a potluck, because the sauce/marinade will make enough for at least 16 to 20 chicken thighs.  Or you can simply use all of the parts of about two or three whole … Continue reading Tamari-Ginger Chicken Thighs with Zucchini

Ginger Carrots and Turnips

It's hard to believe that I went from never having a turnip before to having them three weeks in a row in our CSA share!  After trying creamed greens and then simply grilling the turnips last week, I thought it would be good to do something different this time.  So I combined them with some … Continue reading Ginger Carrots and Turnips

Chipotle Glazed Pork Steaks

This recipe is quick, easy, and grilled...the perfect combination for a weeknight when the sun is finally starting to make more than a once-per-week appearance and you feel like enjoying a little time on the porch or patio cooking.  And despite the reputation that chopped chipotles have for being a bit spicy, the other ingredients in … Continue reading Chipotle Glazed Pork Steaks

Merlot-Braised Rhubarb

Merlot-Braised Rhubarb Recipe Type: Side Dishes Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 25 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 1-1/2 to 2 lbs fresh rhubarb stalks, cut into 3-inch long pieces. If you have thicker stalks, cut each piece in half lengthwise as well. 1/2 cup merlot 1/4 cup raw … Continue reading Merlot-Braised Rhubarb

Baked Coconut Chicken Tenders

This is a quick and easy recipe for chicken that is a just little out of the ordinary.  The list of ingredients is short, and contains all things that are easy to find if you don't already have them in your pantry.  The prep time is almost nothing, and the baking time is just about … Continue reading Baked Coconut Chicken Tenders

Cardamom-Clove Pecan Pear Salad

Every once in a while, you stumble across a combination that is not just incredible...it borders on divine.  Such is the case with the blend of spices that we incorporate into today's salad - cardamom and cloves.  Used in both the honey-candied coating on our pecans and in the zippy rice vinegar and shallot dressing, these two … Continue reading Cardamom-Clove Pecan Pear Salad

Ginger Honey Scallops

Wild-caught sea scallops are one of my favorite sea foods.  When they have been cooked just right, they have a delicate flavor and a firm texture that avoids the "chewiness" often associated with other shellfish.  There are a lot of ways they can be prepared, but with only six ingredients (including the scallops), this recipe … Continue reading Ginger Honey Scallops