Archives for posts tagged ‘lard’

Grass-Fed (Goat-)Cheese Burger

  I never thought I’d eat a cheeseburger again.  Those of you who read my blog know I eat goat cheese occasionally.  But recently I also started eating red meat again.  Grass-fed beef, that is.  It’s a totally different experience.  It has a very distinct flavor, and healthier fats.  Not only is it healthier to eat grass-fed beef, […]

Duck Leg Confit in the Crock Pot

  One of my favorite meals is duck leg confit.  Duck legs have a lot of fat on them, but the secret to confit is that slow-cooking them in their own fat makes the meat tender and juicy and the skin crispy as it cooks away the fat.  The problem with most confit recipes is that it […]

Quinoa-Cornmeal Biscuits

    Last night for dinner I was making steamed beets, sauteed greens, liver & onions and wanted something else to complete the meal.  I didn’t want something starchy like potatoes or heavy like grains – I wanted something lighter, more of a comfort food.  I wish I could just whip up some biscuits, I thought.  Wait a […]