A very funny thing happened a couple weeks ago, I was chatting with an old friend (she's not old, but our friendship is... in fact, she's one of a few people who was originally a customer of my old jewelry biz, and who has become a friend over the years. Some of my online friendships are VERY old, in fact, my oldest maintained online friendship will "turn 20" next year.) While … [Read more...] about How a Google Search Led to a Keto Pizza Recipe and Weight Loss for Two Friends
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A not-so-fussy primal-eating inspired way to make these special sweet potatoes that are sure to delight everyone! Read all about it: Simple Hasselback Style Baked Sweet Potatoes A not-so-fussy primal-eating inspired way to make these special sweet potatoes that are sure to delight everyone! 2 T butter (Kerrygold grassfed unsalted butters)salt (sea salt, coarse … [Read more...] about Simple Hasselback Style Baked Sweet Potatoes
This is an example of something I eat pretty regularly - it works great for 1-2 people. You need a well seasoned cast iron skillet to make it work. Likewise, all the ingredients - all four - must be of the utmost freshness and quality. Ingredients for one: 1 strip Applegate Farms Sunday Bacon 6-8oz Grass Fed Sirloin Steak 1 medium sized organic zucchini … [Read more...] about The Simple Supper – 4 Total Ingredients
It was a good weekend - I hope yours was too! My parents were in town and we had a good time talking about food, etc. and trying one of the new local restaurants which had some incredible things on the menu - regular Girya Girl favorites like roasted Brussels sprouts (they had paired them with carrots and parsnips!!!!), an incredible fritatta, and even a little "Faleo" on my … [Read more...] about Ask GiryaGirl: Family Influence, Coconut Oil, etc.
The little things... last night I noticed that the "season" on my cast iron skillet has become amazing. Better than teflon - so slick, so even. If you cook with cast iron regularly you start to form a relationship with it - and the fact that this is Granny's hand-me-down skillet only makes that more powerful. Considering what this particular skillet has been through in my … [Read more...] about The Strangest Things Can Be Cause for Celebration – Cast Iron Skillet Discussion
French-ish delicious large snack, unusual breakfast, or share for a side dish Fennel with Bacon and Egg French-ish delicious large snack, unusual breakfast, or share for a side dish 2 slices bacon (organic uncured (I like Applegate Farms Sunday Bacon))1 fennel bulb (Thinly Sliced Across the bulb)1 egg (Fresh, Local, and Free Range if you can)1 dash salt (I like … [Read more...] about Fennel with Bacon and Egg
I have had a disproportionate number of strange adventures and living situations in my 34 years, and in that time have also developed some unusual methods of preparing good food with just a few items. Also.... some days you just don't want to wash a ton of pots and pans. While I don't think that there is anything in the "A Man A Can and a Plan" cookbook that is unprocessed … [Read more...] about A little something I call the “One Skillet Challenge”