Wasn't most of the paleolithic man's meat and vegetables uncooked?
I just started Paleo and I have started working on weekly meal plans to follow. I have been blogging about it to keep a record, and to share with everyone who is on Paleo. Available here to subscribe -... (more)
It's really chewy, and kind of gross, but it is fat... Should I eat it? Am I wasting a good source of fat by chopping off the grizzle on the edge of the meat?
If it is animal, you can eat it. If it is tough, get it into small enough pieces and then do as the Inuit (Stephanson, Fat of the Land) did- roll around in your mouth a few times for flavor and then just swallow it.
I was cooking everything in coconut oil but recently started cooking everything in Kerrygold butter because I prefer the taste. I cook at low temps most of the time and use cast iron. Any reasons I shouldnt be cooking with butter? Oxidation? Is... (more)
I'm no expert, but as far as I've researched, butter, coconut oil and olive oil are the best things to cook with. So you're probably good, as long as there's no secret veg oil in the butter.
What is your favorite one?Bonus points for:1. Focus on quick-and-easy recipes that can be done under 10 minutes (not counting the time you need wait for the stuff to cook) and with 5-10 ingredients as opposed to two hours cooking sessions using 50... (more)
I recently purchased a cast iron set and have love cooking with it. However, whenever I look up recipes/instructions on how to cook up a steak or something, it always says to cook on high heat.I like to cook on medium to low heat to prevent... (more)
Butter is fantastic for scrambled eggs, fried eggs and some vegetables that do not require high heat. Good-quality ghee is the go-to fat for high-heat frying though, as its smoke point is much higher.
Hi everyone, I've been making cauliflower rice (following the recipe from "Against All Grain" and only on one occasion was it amazing and tasty.....the other occasions it tasted strange, bitter and just inedible. The other day as I was cooking... (more)
I have tried several bread recipes over the years, from being on the SCD diet to the Paleo diet, and although my kids will go for gluten free, they want Udi's bread type breads (yes, I do know how bad they are - I read the ingredients!). After... (more)
For most of my cooking, I use olive oil, butter, or coconut oil. On occasion we'll have some lard, but I'm not too experienced with it. Coconut oil seems to be a good choice for high temperature cooking because saturated fats are more stable... (more)
Hey, Love frying up some veggies and meat but can't find a SINNNGGLLLEE stir fry sauce recipe. I find lost of sauce recipes but nothing for a good stiry fry. I am a bit nervous to just toss up any oil and veggies and hope for the best- some... (more)
I would like to know if the omega 3 ALA and omega 6 LA oils in vegetables, nuts and seeds are destroyed when cooked, and if so to what degree? I understand that refined sources of omega 3 should not be heated such as flax seed oil but I was... (more)
when i was on SCD, i used coconut flour mixed with almond flour. i usually didn't bake solely with coconut flour because i can't eat eggs. for some reason, you need more eggs when you bake with coconut flour.
Recently bought some Green Pastures (CLO) Infused Coconut Oil and wasn't expecting the blend to be so fishy. Therefore I can't use it for normal coconut oil purposes unless I want everything to turn out smelling/tasting like cod liver oil. ... (more)
Sounds like you need to mix it into something with loads of flavor, perhaps a fruit smoothie or you could ruin a cup of coffee. I'd probably just eat a spoonful of it and be done with it. Take your medicine approach.
Lately when I cook steaks, I've been doing a mix of organic olive oil + grass-fed butter ghee + a little bit of water. I find this allows me to cook at a semi-higher temp without burning the meat or the olive oil. The thicker the steak or... (more)
Pre season the meat a few hours ahead with salt, put it closely under a very hot broiler and cook about a total of 7 minutes. I don't add any oils or butter. Hamburgers usually in a pan with some coconut oil to prevent sticking to pan.
I have a cookie recipe that calls for lard as the fat. It's a shortbread-style cookie. I'm still fairly new at paleo, so my question my or may not have an obvious answer. Instead of going out and purchasing lard or rendering my own from pork... (more)
Lo and behold I come bearing actual help: http://www.cattletoday.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=54446 http://cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/18975/rendered-pork-fat-vs-lard-vs-bacon-fat
I am looking for the best manner to store bulk cooked meals as well as raw portioned out fish, meat and produce. The idea behind this is that I can cook for 2-3 weeks worth of meals, then portion them out into daily meal bags that I... (more)
After a while learning new foreign recipes, I have noticed that traditionally many countries (specially Asian) rely on finding a balance of two or more flavors, one of them being sweet. For example, Thailand/Vietnam tries to balance spicy,... (more)
In a recent attempt to isolate variables in my food preparation which are making me feel bad, I noticed a strong "rubber" taste in my food last night. (Background : Over the past few months of being Paleo, I have been feeling ill eating the... (more)
I'm a great cook, so taking any food and basing a recipe around it and making it taste good is no problem. I usually get alot of my vegetables from soups/stews. I'm just asking on you opinions on wether you like your soup to be cooked and blended... (more)
It depends. Sorrel soup (sorrel, potato, onions) and squash soup (squash), I prefer blended. Summer corn-tomato chowder (corn, tomato, and whatever is in the garden, usually zucchini, and onions) I prefer in pieces.
I am receiving a fair amount (1 lb.) of rabbit bones (presumably with some meat attached) in a few hours. I will (hopefully) be making a bone broth with them, removing the bones partway through to gnaw off the meat, then placing them back in to... (more)
Considering that rabbits "taste just like chicken" to a lot of people, you could use anything that's normally paired with chicken. I would personally opt for the ironic carrots to go with it.
I'm getting back from a family trip to Asia soon, and since paleo has been so difficult here, I want to get home and cook one of the most amazing paleo meals ever. If anyone has found any unbelievably good recipes, please share them. I really eat... (more)
I tried eating a Paleo diet for 10 days, but the problem was that I got bored eating that amount of meat every day (about 400g-500g per day ~ 0.8lb-1.1lb). I ate chicken breast, pork, beef and swordfish for lunch and dinner. Also, I don't know how... (more)