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Month: November 2010

Pattypan Squash and Love

I just really like the name of this fall squash. With leftover bacon grease from my escarole soup, I sautéed the pattypan squash with red onion, garlic and a dash of sweet smoked paprika powder. I then added thinly-sliced bottom round steak, sautéed for a few more minutes, and finished it off with a bit of red wine cream sauce. Read More

Miso Shrimp with Smoked Salmon, Spinach and Asparagus

I could start with a little “gym” rant this morning…but instead let me focus my attention on giving you a simple recipe and hopefully some straight forward instructions to make this dish. 1 pound of shrimp 3 small slices of smoked salmon, ripped/cut into small pieces 2 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon onion, chopped handful Read More

Escarole Soup with Grass Fed Beef

It’s SO nice to have the farmers market back in my life. Not just for all the great food, but for my wallet too. Yesterday morning I spent $85 for a week’s worth of food, (including two pounds of fresh shrimp) $35 of which was for grass fed beef, the bones and bacon from Whole Foods. Read More


Calling all experts, arm chair quarterbacks, captains on shore and opinionated bloggers. Lately I’ve been stuck on a “thought”…and even though I’m thoroughly enjoying Robb Wolf’s new book , and spending time helping some people make the switch to paleo/primal, this is not the first time that this “thought” has occupied my thinking. I guess I Read More