Tamarind Duck with Rosemary Tuber Hash

While I did laundry and ran some errands, Henry got busy in the Nutty Kitchen. We had our wonderful friends Amy and Zach over for dinner and enjoyed what we call an orgasmic meal together. The only thing that Henry let me do was to chop the Serranos, otherwise, I got to chill and have…

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Primal Lengua Estofada: Braised Beef Tongue

We decided to introduce you all to a childhood favorite for both Henry and I, beef tongue.  It is very delicious and you can prepare it in different ways, we decided to make a slightly modified primal version of a classic Filipino dish called Lengua Estofada.  We purchased ours from The Meat Shop, first class…

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Papaya Pork Center Rib Roast

We recently discovered an amazing new meat supplier. The Meat Shop. We were like two kids in a candy shop! Amazing cuts of meat, fabulous juicy thick pork chops among many different other choices. A must visit! Our family came for a fun day in the sun and enjoyed this ultra delicious Papaya Pork Center…

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Jicama Root

We haven’t introduced a new vegetable in a while, so today, we wanted to invite you to try some Jicama. It is readily available and it excellent raw or cooked. So what is Jicama? Jicama is the edible starchy, tuberous root of a South American vine of the morning glory family, and is sometimes called a Mexican…

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Braised Lamb Shank and Vertebrae

We’ve always loved lamb, no matter how it’s prepared…  Lately we just can’t seem to get enough of the fantastic cuts we buy from our friends Kenny and Brenna Aschbacher, the Fish Huggers.  Today’s post features wonderful lamb shanks with some meaty vertebrae straight from their farm in New Mexico. Thank you, my wonderful husband, for…

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Pan-fried Rosemary Garlic Sweet Potatoes

We love Mediterranean cuisine and the aromatic qualities of Rosemary. A little twig just seems to enhance each delicious bite. Today we wanted to show you how easy it is to grow Rosemary in your front yard, backyard, really anywhere. As most of you know, we live in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, where temperatures can climb…

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Conventional Chip Alternatives

Are you thinking of having a few friends over? Or perhaps you’re throwing a birthday party? Well it’s always important to serve foods that inspire, but that are also healthy and very easy to make.  For those of you that haven’t seen my BIGOVEN posts yesterday on Sweet Potato Thick Chips and Kale Chips, I…

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Happy Easter!

Ahhh the wonderful taste and power of eggs.  There are so many things that you can do with eggs, boil them, poach them, bake with them, color them for easter, devil them…on and on it goes. We grew up with true cage-free and free-range eggs. The chickens were not confined to some little patch of…

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Behold the Power of Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potato or Yam is a tuberous crop with the scientific name of Ipomoea Batatas. The white/yellow flesh type is more juicy and tastes less sweet, where on the other hand the orange variety is drier and has harder flesh, which makes this variety a better candidate for making baked sweet potato fries. Yumm! So…

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