A Christmas Cassole

A Christmas Cassole

If you’re looking for a Dickens of a holiday feast, look no further! While this is an intensive labor of love, and something I indulge in only every few years for special occasions; this holiday season seems to call to be rung in with a certain je ne sais quoi. This...
Buttermilk Sweet Potato Biscuits

Buttermilk Sweet Potato Biscuits

Since we have had several requests for this holiday recipe, here it is! Buttermilk Sweet Potato Biscuits (Adapted from the Dooky Chase cookbook by Leah Chase) Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter (melted) 1 pound cooked sweet potato 2 tablespoons maple syrup one egg...
Pear, Morel and Blue Cheese Sauce

Pear, Morel and Blue Cheese Sauce

Ingredients 1 tablespoon +1 teaspoon butter 1 tablespoon flour (preferably ancient grains, einka) 1 shallot, finely minced Morels, finely chopped 1 pear, peeled cored and finally minced ¼ cup red wine 2 cups milk 4 ounces high-quality blue cheese 2 tablespoons fresh...
Curried Sweet Potato Crab Soup

Curried Sweet Potato Crab Soup

Here is a first course to serve at Thanksgiving that makes a great opening act for any meal to follow. Maple roasted sweet potatoes are combined with a home made shellfish stock and a touch of curry to yield a creamy, familiar fall taste with an exotic twist. A...
Compliments and condiments

Compliments and condiments

As was recently covered at the first ever Culinary Rx course in lovely Boulder, Colorado; the main source of unwanted fats in the modern Western diet is not from meats. It is from salad dressings, baked goods, fried foods and condiments. Items like ketchup are often...
Great Recipes From My Fox News Appearance

Great Recipes From My Fox News Appearance

Due to overwhelming request; we have posted the recipes for the dishes shown on Fox News segment here! Poached Pears Topped with Frumenty, Dried Fruit and Nuts Ingredients: 2 large, firm pears 2 cup apple cider or pear cider 2 Tbs. honey 1 cinnamon stick 1 clove ¼...
Caribbean Jerk Pork Ribs

Caribbean Jerk Pork Ribs

  Jerk Seasoning Rub 4 tsp. ground allspice 1 ½ tsp. chili powder 1 ½ tsp. ground ginger 1 tsp. ground cinnamon ¼ tsp ground cloves ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg 1 tsp. fresh ground black pepper 2 tsp. salt 1 Tbs. fresh thyme 2 tsp. fresh oregano 1 tsp. fresh parsley Juice and...
Bulgur Meatloaf

Bulgur Meatloaf

Preface: This is an incredibly flavorful and intensely delicious meatloaf recipe. As outlined in my most recent book, The Fallacy of the Calorie: Why the Modern Western Diet Is Killing Us and How to Stop It; it is the choice of high quality ingredients that elevate...
Fall Flavors

Fall Flavors

A simple way to enjoy the seasons is to incorporate the flavors into your menu. Here a grass fed NY strip cut of beef was lightly seasoned with peat smoked salt. The grilled beef was set upon a puree of roasted beet, fennel and butternut squash seasoned with cloves,...
Roasted Salad and Bagna càuda

Roasted Salad and Bagna càuda

A great option for fall weather is the roasted salad. Here, we take advantage of the cool fall weather and some roasted root vegetables. Some Easter egg radishes were roasted along with some red and Chioggia beets. Add a few slices of warm grass fed, pasture raised ...
Kefir: The making of a syn-fully good salad

Kefir: The making of a syn-fully good salad

As detailed in my forthcoming book, “The Fallacy Of The Calorie: Why The Modern Western Diet Is Killing Us And How To Stop It,” data is accumulating demonstrating the importance of a healthy gut microbiome in the prevention of disease and maintenance of health....
Here There Be Dragon(fruit)!

Here There Be Dragon(fruit)!

Dragonfruit is a delicious, summertime treat when in season. This is a tremendously  versatile glaze to use on fish (or other proteins). Here, a fresh tuna steak was grilled to perfection and topped with the glaze. This addition brings a sweet heat that screams...
Mozzarella!

Mozzarella!

By request, here’s the recipe we used for some home made mozzarella. It is from a fantastic book Home Cheese Making Recipes by Rikki Carrol 1 gallon fresh, whole milk-do not use ultra-pasteurized 1  1/2 tsp. citric acid, dissolved in 1/4 cup cold water 1/4...

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