Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Mushroom Series: Primal Mushroom “Caulisotto”

Mushroom Series: Primal Mushroom “Caulisotto”

  I am finally giving myself some time to get back to blogging after having been incredibly busy for the last few weeks. It’s midterm time, so everything is coming due at once, which means I have been studying like crazy. I can actually report […]

What I’ve Been Cooking Lately

What I’ve Been Cooking Lately

Though I haven’t spent a lot of time making up my own recipes lately, I have been taking the time to cook some recipes from others! I am fortunate enough to have a lot of nice cookbooks, and sometimes I forget to cook from them […]

Slow-Cooked Turkey Legs with Mushrooms

Slow-Cooked Turkey Legs with Mushrooms

This past weekend was my last weekend in Indiana before going back to Texas for another semester. I was able to get back to my element, however, because my family and I went to a local winery and vineyard in Illinois called Castle Finn. I […]

White Wine Braised Chicken with Pancetta, Oil-Cured Black Olives, and Red Bell Peppers

White Wine Braised Chicken with Pancetta, Oil-Cured Black Olives, and Red Bell Peppers

Not too long ago, I picked up some olives from the olive bar at my local health food store. I felt like I had gotten stuck in a rut with my eating, so I thought the olives would perk up my meals. I brought them […]

Braised Chicken with White Wine and Apricots

Braised Chicken with White Wine and Apricots

Even though its so hot outside I have been craving braised chicken. Considering the heat has also been killing my appetite, I was glad to actually have something in mind that I wanted to eat. I work outside all day in the vineyard so at […]

Rosemary Pork Loin Chops with Sweet and Sour Red Wine Sauce

Rosemary Pork Loin Chops with Sweet and Sour Red Wine Sauce

Since moving to Texas I have become slightly obsessed with barbeque. It’s to the point that I now consider what was once my favorite cuisine, Italian, to be demoted and replaced with barbeque. Seeing as I am very proud of my Italian heritage, I found […]

Update and Another Wine Trial

Update and Another Wine Trial

January is coming to a close and while my posting number for the month has been rather pitiful, my life behind-the-scenes has been busy but good. Joining a new, larger university in the middle of an academic year and acclimating to a knew town has […]

Weekend Away in Cincy Part 2

Weekend Away in Cincy Part 2

As we drove back from Cincinnati, we visited a winery called Stream Cliff Farm in southeastern Indiana. Stream Cliff Farm is the oldest herb farm in Indiana, with a history dating back to 1821. While the farm has a rich historical past, currently it’s been […]

Roasted Grouper with Tomatoes and Capers

Roasted Grouper with Tomatoes and Capers

For this next Daily Special Posting Challenge, I’m going to post and item that I’ve wanted for a really long time, but I don’t have (which I seem to be doing a lot for these challenge postings). This item is a classic kitchen item and […]