Tag: Vegetarian

Honey Smashed Yams

When I was a child, I didn’t have too many food hangups.  However, when it came to the Thanksgiving table there was this dish that was topped with marshmallows that I was at least leery of.  Baked Yams! (play evil music in the background when you say those words)  I know your in the same boat, as Yams (sweet potatoes – yes I know they are different things) have haunted our past culinary experiences. My wife of 20 years has always loved these marshmallow topped orange orbs.  So, there has been a compromise for the first few years of...

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Balsamic Vinegar-Strawberry Jam

Balsamic Vinegar-Strawberry Jam Eating your food from the garden you grow – isn’t just to prove a healthy source for your food.  Part of this Agrarian life style is to get back to what our parents and grandparents knew as a day-to-day way of life.  Self sustaining – growing from the land and of course with that bounty, we need to preserve the harvest. Jam’s are just a way to keep summer’s best in our reach through the cold winter months.  This is why canning and preserving has a place at this meat eaters dinner table.  We have added...

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Slow Cooker Korean Beef Taco’s with Cucumber Slaw

Looking for a quick, low-maintenance dinner?  If you’re like me, you have two full-time jobs – a parent and then the one that makes you money.  You know, the up and tumble riggers of life that pull you from the house for 10-14 hours a day? Here is a weeknight dinner idea that will taste like your one of those parents that have hours and hours to slave over the stove and serve your loved ones something delicious from the hearth style stove you have set up over the fireplace in your mountain cabin.  What?  That’s not your reality?...

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Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese and Herbs

For those of us who garden, grow vegetables from our land – there is nothing better than the beet. Well, in my opinion – if you cook it correctly – these root vegetables can yeild some tasty alternatives to meat. I know, crazy talk right? Your on a meat based website that is telling you that there are vegetables that belong on my table? Yes, I am. Roasted, salted and with the right herbs and a little goat cheese – these earthy treats will accompany your agrarian table. Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese and Herbs Print recipe Print with...

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Rice and Beans – Cuban Style (Moros y Cristianos)

I have been fascinated with the flavors of the Cuban culture for quite a few years. The amazing flavors that were forged from Spanish, African and the Caribbean. This is one of my favorite dishes of all time from the Cuban kitchen – it is one of the most typical meals and generally served with some protein – most often chicken ‘pollo’ with a Mojo marinade. Seriously, this is easy to make and will fill your hungry Army up! Rice & Beans – Cubano Style (Moros y Cristianos) Print recipe Serves 6 Prep time 15 minutes Cook time 50...

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