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Roasted carrot and fennel soup with dukkah spice

December 18, 2012


This is a great cold weather soup that can be made vegetarian or even vegan.  Simply substitute the bacon fat for olive, avocado, or coconut oil.  You can also use butter or duck fat.  It’s pretty simple to make and has great wintery flavors that differ slightly from the traditional cinnamon and nutmeg variety.  Roasting […]

Duck fat fried squirrel

December 13, 2012


That’s right, I said squirrel.  Now before you start going “EEEEWWW!” and start spouting protests about cute fuzzy animals, rednecks and plenty of good meat at the grocery store I want you to consider a few things.  First of all, the foundation of paleo is based on the hunter gatherer lifestyle and diet.  And what’s […]

Lamb and pumkin chili

December 7, 2012


Just because Thanksgiving is over doesn’t mean we can’t still use the amazing selection of winter squash available.  This recipe changes up the traditional chili for more middle eastern inspired flavors.  Not only that, but you can’t beat this presentation.  This particular recipe serves 2. 2 small pumpkins 6-8″ in diameter 1 lb ground lamb […]

Seafood Chowder

December 3, 2012


One of my favorite things to eat on a cold night is a big bowl of hearty soup.  One of my favorite types of soup is clam chowder.  I decided to go ahead and make a paleo version, substituting the usual heavy cream and other dairy for coconut milk, and adding other seafood to give […]