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

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

Mint Vinaigrette

Here's a great easy dressing for salads that would also go well over a variety of other veggies like steamed broccoli, riced cauliflower, or blanched asparagus.  A full batch saved in a glass container in the fridge should last several days (assuming you don't use it all up sooner). Gather Up: 1/3 cup lightly packed … Continue reading Mint Vinaigrette

Shredded Chicken Strawberry Salad

As the afternoons get longer (and, in spite of daylight savings, we also seem to be gaining daylight earlier in the morning as well), and the sun starts making appearances more than bi-weekly here in the PNW, our thoughts turn to spring and summer.  About the same time, we start to see strawberries arriving in the local … Continue reading Shredded Chicken Strawberry Salad

Cool Cucumber Avocado Dressing

Cool Cucumber Avocado Dressing Recipe Type: Salads & Dressings Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 5 mins Total time: 5 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 avocado, ripe but not too soft, pitted and peeled 1/2 medium cucumber, ends trimmed and cut into 1″ chunks 2 cloves garlic, peeled and pressed 10~12 sprigs fresh mint, leaves only … Continue reading Cool Cucumber Avocado Dressing

Mango Tomato Pork Skewers

Mango Tomato Pork Skewers Recipe Type: Main Dish Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 1 hour Total time: 1 hour 20 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 1-3/4 lbs +/- of your choice of pork cut. We’ve got blade rib steaks here because they’ve got a touch more fat and lend themselves to being … Continue reading Mango Tomato Pork Skewers