I Heart Texas Chili

I grew up in Texas, and chili is still one of my favorite meals (nachos is number one). Here's a Texas-style (no beans) chili recipe that is GAPS legal and incorporates organ meats -- namely,...

Consultation with the Iodine Doctor

We had our phone consultation to go over our test results with Dr. Flechas yesterday. He said that Seth and I are both iodine deficient and we should both take 50 mg of Iodoral per day -- for a year....

Container Gardening

I've got to do some gardening today. My tomato plants are getting big and I need to move them. I also need to move all the herbs out of the garden and into containers -- so I will have more room for...

Balthazar’s Chicken Liver Mousse

It was a busy day in the kitchen. I made lacto-fermented salsa, lacto-fermented ketchup, chicken stock, a brisket and carrot soup (for dinner), and chicken liver mousse (which we also ended up eating...

Eggs Benedict Made Easy

Sunday morning Kate and I got up and I felt like doing something special for breakfast. So I made my favorite: Eggs Benedict. I hadn't made it in a while but you know what? It's really not hard....

First Seedlings of Spring

I was gathering Italian parsley and oregano for my spaghetti sauce tonight, and I was thinking, "There isn't anything better than this. Being able to just step outside and gather herbs for your...