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

Cashew “Cheesecake”

Recipes posted a year ago: Tomatillo and Avocado Soup Cheesecake is by far my favorite dessert. My friend, Dana, told me about this recipe.  I have to admit that I was a bit skeptical, but I gave it a try.  I absolutely was not disappointed.  It was fabulous! If you are a looking for a … Continue reading Cashew “Cheesecake”

Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Recipes posted a year ago: Salt and Pepper Cube Steaks Fava Bean Hummus Tapenade Pork Chops There is a wonderful new book being released tomorrow called "Practical Paleo" by Diane Sanfilippo.  I was lucky enough to get a copy of this book pre-release date.  Not only does Diane offer some delicious recipes that are super easy, … Continue reading Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Citrus Herb Roasted Chicken

Recipes posted a year ago: Lime Curry Sirloin Steaks Ginger Carrots and Turnips Lemon and Herb-Brined Pork Chops Last weekend we picked up our monthly share of two fresh chickens from our CSP, and I saved one from going into the freezer so that I could roast it on the grill while it was fresh.  … Continue reading Citrus Herb Roasted Chicken

Lemon Pepper Pork Chops

Recipes posted a year ago: Orange Ginger Marinated Pork “Ribs” Onion & Bacon Grilled Turkey Breast Hungarian Goulash The other night, I was looking for a quick weeknight recipe to take advantage of the warmer weather we are finally starting to experience here in the Pacific Northwest.  Rather than fall back on the standby of … Continue reading Lemon Pepper Pork Chops

Lemon Garlic and Ginger Shrimp

Recipes posted a year ago: Tarragon Chicken  Ginger and Nutmeg Sweet Potatoes The other night, I had elk steaks thawed out to go on the grill, and Karen had picked up a pound of pre-cooked shrimp from our local seafood market.  Since steak and shrimp go together so well, I decided to throw this together … Continue reading Lemon Garlic and Ginger Shrimp

Grilled Salmon with Hazelnuts

Recipes posted a year ago: Chicken with Fennel and Squash Balsamic Round Steaks Brussels Sprouts Sweet Potato Hash You gotta love the Pacific Northwest for the seafood!  I decided to cook a Kokanee that Casey caught last summer with my Uncle John.  I have always thought it interesting that John, who has an incredible passion for fishing, … Continue reading Grilled Salmon with Hazelnuts