Month: September 2012

Stewed Meat- 2 Ways

Tougher cuts of meat can be very budget friendly. Preparing the meat in a manner that makes those tough cuts tender and delicious is important. If your tough cut is a steak a great method is to pound the meat and do something like this tasty chicken fry. If your tough cut is chunks or pieces …

Stocking the Real Food Pantry

This is an exciting season for my husband. It is hunting season.  One of the reasons we moved to Wyoming 3 years ago was for the hunting opportunities.  My husband, with the help of our 17 year old (Kiki), makes it his goal each year to fill our chest freezer with antelope and venison.  This year we are …

It’s Good to be Home and Menu Week of September 16

Christopher and I arrived home from Oregon late Saturday night.  Overall our trip went very well.  It was a ‘work’ trip as opposed to a pleasure trip but there was some good times.  We were able to visit with Christopher’s Great Grandma and also see my oldest daughter (Sierra) while we were there.  My work …

Sourdough French Toast With Nut and Fruit Syrup

My girls have always loved french toast. When we switched to real/whole/traditional foods over 3 years ago, french toast was an easy food to convert to real foods. Using eggs from free-range chickens and real milk along with sourdough bread makes a terrific breakfast/brunch or even quick dinner. Topping the sourdough french toast with a nut and fruit …