What’s for Christmas dinner? Roast duckling and veggies!

The roast duckling we ate for Christmas dinner is probably the best I’ve cooked.  It was tender and juicy, but still flavorful with brown, crispy skin.  My family prefers duck to turkey or even chicken because it is ALL dark … Continue reading →

Moroccan Lamb Tagine with Olives and Lemons

My whole family really loves lamb, and this version of Moroccan stew has some interesting spices that add an exotic taste and aroma to the dish.  This is a true traditional dish based on a recipe I found in another … Continue reading →

What’s for dinner? Surprise mystery meat with squash and tomatoes

Have you ever pulled something out of the freezer to thaw for dinner and found out when you opened the package it wasn’t what you thought it was?  One day I decided it was time for some grassfed beef liver, … Continue reading →

What’s for dinner? Grassfed beef ribeye, green beans, and baked potato

There’s nothing better than grassfed beef, and this one is extra special–ribeye steak, cooked rare to preserve more nutrients.  We ate this beef with local farmers market green beans and organic baked potatoes (not local though). What you need: Beef … Continue reading →

What’s for dinner? Thyme roasted chicken, green beans, mashed potatoes, and cranberry apple chutney!

We had a great meal last night for dinner.  Local pastured chicken roasted with thyme, local farmers market green beans, mashed potatoes (unfortunately not local), and cranberry apple chutney. What you need: pastured chicken green beans, ends snapped off potatoes, cubed raw … Continue reading →

What’s for dinner? Roasted wild-caught salmon and veggies!

Roasted wild-caught salmon, asparagus, and baked potatoes!  This is my kind of meal–quick and easy but still nutritious and delicious.  You may have already noticed from previous What’s for dinner posts that I prefer easy-to-prepare combinations with basic condiments and seasonings.  This meal … Continue reading →

NOT your fast food burger & fries!

One of my favorite meals has always been a cheeseburger and french fries, but I don’t eat them much any more, certainly not at a fast food restaurant (or even a chain restaurant), where the fries would almost certainly be … Continue reading →

What’s for dinner? Round steak and veggies!

This is the first of a new series I’m calling ‘What’s for dinner?’  I don’t know how often I’ll have a new post, just whenever the dinners we have turn out especially good. Today’s highlight is a delicious, tender roundsteak, part of our just-received … Continue reading →