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

Peach Salsa

Recipes posted a year ago: Merlot Braised Short Ribs Sesame Orange Pork Loin Cucumber and Tomato Salad Peaches are in season!  I made this peach salsa from this link and doubled the recipe.  I love the idea of "Home-Ec" and going back to the basics.  I recently met Diane Sanfilippo who wrote the wonderful book "Practical … Continue reading Peach Salsa

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

Salsa Verde Fresca

Salsa Verde Fresca Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 10 mins Total time: 10 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 8 to 10 tomatillos, papery skin removed and washed in cold water 1 poblano chile, stemmed and seeded 1 anaheim chile, stemmed and seeded 2 cloves of garlic, coarsely chopped zest and juice of one lime fistful of … Continue reading Salsa Verde Fresca

Chicken Fajitas

Recipes posted a year ago: Primal Biscuits Wine-Herb Grilled Chicken Shallot-Pecan Asparagus Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo - so what better recipe to post today than one inspired by the great flavors of Mexican and Southwest cuisine.  While purists may complain that fajita traditionally refers to a specific cut of beef, no one can argue … Continue reading Chicken Fajitas

Guacamole Coleslaw

Recipes posted a year ago: Chocolate Coconut Bars Almond Herb Fried Chicken Some of my favorite side dishes are guacamole (who needs chips?  Just eat it with a spoon!) and creamy coleslaw.  So the idea of combining the two together didn't seem like too much of a stretch to me.  The lime in the guacamole … Continue reading Guacamole Coleslaw

Margarita Pork Chops

This recipe is packed with flavor and requires very little prep work before starting it on the grill.  The trick is using highly acidic lime juice for a short marinade, followed by basting the meat regularly while cooking at a slightly lower temperature to continue adding flavor.  While you've got the grill heated up, you … Continue reading Margarita Pork Chops