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Monthly Archives: June 2012
One of my favorite organ meats is beef heart, and the way I really like it cooked is with bacon and onion. We buy our grassfed beef a side at a time (from the Law Ranch Cattle Company) which makes the per pound price reasonable, although … Continue reading
We celebrated Fathers’ Day at Tabella’s, a new farm-to-table restaurant in Kemah, TX. The Chef Link Livingston and Sous Chef Chris are providing delicious, locally sourced food prepared exactly the way I like it—simple, delicious, local, and healthy. The seafood is fresh from … Continue reading
A new fake meat has been marketed by Beyond Meat ™–Veggie Chicken Strips [the brand name doesn’t use quotation marks around chicken, but it seems to me that it should.]. I’ve updated my post about fake meats with this new product. See “Demand … Continue reading
If you are a menopausal or post-menopausal woman, you may have been told by your physician that you should begin taking bisphosphonates–better known under the brand names Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva, Skelid, Didronel, and others. Several years ago it was recommended that I take Actonel after I was diagnosed with … Continue reading
I’ve already said that I have a kefir smoothie for breakfast almost every morning. I still love my banana chocolate morning smoothie, but I’ve found that a verrry close second is my Mango Coconut Kefir Smoothie. It is super good, thick … Continue reading
Unfortunately Microsoft Internet Explorer doesn’t work well for Real Food Houston, and I don’t know why. Try using another browser such as Firefox or Chrome (they work just fine), or try clicking on a specific post title to see the menu … Continue reading
This edition of What’s for dinner? is another of my favorite kind of meal–traditional, easy, nutritious, and oh so delicious! REAL comfort FOOD! I’ve been making pot roasts like this for many years but now I use local grassfed beef and organic … Continue reading
UPDATE July 10, 2010: As of July 9, 2010, bifenthrin has been reapproved for use in the European Union. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has underwritten a human study on the use of pesticides to control Lyme … Continue reading