Wanted dead or alive. I have always loved animals, but long ago never ever thought I would get to a place where I could eat my pets, much less process them myself. Research into industrial food production, so detrimental to health and the cruelty to animals and employees, opened my eyes and strengthened my resolve. … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2012
Beet Kvaas and an Updated Version
Update: I made a new batch of Beet Kvaas today, Jan. 3, 2013, and jazzed it up. I did not have enough red beets so I used a combination of red and yellow beets. Organic does make a difference in flavor and nutrients, and beets store well, so try and get them from a local … Continue reading
Gyros? Kofte? Well, they are darn good meat squares.
and I mean real good. Greek gyros and Turkish koftes are some of our favorite meat dishes, and I wanted to make something like them at home. I looked up several recipes, and adapted it to what I had on hand and what I thought would taste good. A mix of ground meat, using beef, … Continue reading
“Tell ’em it’s cat food.”
Our daughter loves pate, but loves even more telling people it is cat food. People who hate liver without ever having tried it are the funniest people to offer “cat food” on a cracker. Pate, or liver mousse, is very easy to make and liver is so nutritious and satisfying when prepared this way. Try … Continue reading
Praise the Lard!
Years ago, my husband went in for his yearly checkup with his doctor and was informed of his high cholesterol and need for statin drugs and a drastic new health regime of low fat and absolutely no animal fats. He declined the drugs, ignored the doctorly dietary advice and while it has taken me years … Continue reading