First, a quote from my lovely companion H: “The best part is it doesn’t even taste paleo – it taste like m***f**ing mashed potatoes!” I love her.
Yes, this was long overdue, and impossibly comforting. So comforting in fact that you wouldn’t believe how healthy it is. With grassfed beef, pastured heritage pork shoulder, and loads of vegetables, I just might be making this weekly. FULL POST
Tonight was a very special night – our first foray into steaks from the half cow we bought. I’ll admit, I was a bit nervous. Grassfed meat is leaner than its grain and hormone laden peers, and as we all know, marbling is what makes a great steak. I had heard that you needed to cook . . . → Read More: Grassfed Ribeye.
Chances are, you’ve heard of the health benefits of pastured (grass-fed) beef versus commercial, grain-fed meat by now. If not, then in a nutshell, beef from steers fed grass their entire lives has an omega 3:6 ratio similar to salmon. It also has . . . → Read More: Buying Half A Cow
H and I are buying 1/2 of a local, organic grassfed cow. Until that’s done aging, I decided to give grain-fed marbling one last hurrah… and boy was it decadent.
I started by picking out two of the best looking steaks I could find. Wagyu-calibur, at $6.49/lb (Yep!). I also saw some hedgehog mushrooms, which look kind . . . → Read More: Sirloin With Hedgehog Mushrooms & Cauliflower-Fennel Puree
Let’s get this out of the way up front: this is the best lamb I have ever had in my life, period, no question about it, and by a wide margin to boot. One bite of these ribs is a life changing, mind altering experience that will have you reconsidering all other proteins. Yeah. FULL POST
When I found grassfed short ribs at Whole Foods, I braised them along with pork belly in mustard, chicken stock, and herbs. That was a week to remember. So naturally I wanted to explore these marbled wonders further, and to me, there’s no better lens to examine a protein under than sous vide.
I bagged them with . . . → Read More: Sous Vide Short Rib
One of the reasons I haven’t had many posts lately is that I have been in the midst of intense experimentation. My meals have been pretty straight forward, consisting of mostly steaks and salads. I have eaten probably 4 steaks a week for the last 4 months.
Despite how unhealthy . . . → Read More: Principles of Good Steak.
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