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Salted caramel pecans

February 25, 2013


These pecans are easy to make and great for a snack or a dessert.  The “caramel” is just raw honey that takes on a caramel like consistency and color after being heated.  I love this recipe with pecans, but it would also be great with macadamia nuts, hazelnuts or even almonds.  The parchment paper is […]

Beef stew with horseradish whipped cauliflower

February 19, 2013


This recipe was inspired by a dish I used to get from a restaurant called Ned Kelly’s where I was a waitress.  They would reduce the stew until it became basically meat, vegetables and gravy, then serve it over smashed redskin potatoes.  I would order it a couple of times a week during the winter […]

Warm escarole salad with shrimp

February 14, 2013


Recently I’ve discovered I love warm greens.  I know I’m a little late to the game on this one, but better late than never right?  While I’m not a huge fan of the sturdy sulfuric greens like collard and mustard greens, the more tender escarole and bok choy have become new staples in my kitchen.  […]

Coffee crusted goat chops with red wine reduction

February 11, 2013


This is an elegant yet simple meal that will impress significant others and dinner guests alike.  Goat has a wonderfully mild flavor that pairs perfectly with coffee and spice, and the red wine sauce goes great with any red meat.  This is one of those meals that makes it easy to be paleo, because you […]

Goat meatball soup

February 5, 2013


Since my fiance has decided Mondays should be “meatball Monday”, I’ve been looking for different recipe ideas to change it up from the usual beef meatballs with marinara.  I happened to have ground goat and goat stock in my freezer, so I figured what the heck?  I’ll make my own version of Italian wedding soup […]