Posts tagged as entertaining/holidays

Raw Tuscan Kale Salad With Chiles & Pecorino (Gluten-free)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Nov 11, 2016 at 9:04am

This is now a classic kale salad, first published several years ago, back when kale salads were kinda new and weird. It’s still one of my very favorites for being simple, clean and bright, and just salty and rich enough to be memorable. It holds its own next to a beefy steak or humble roast…

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Grilled Watermelon Salad with Cherry Tomatoes & Charred Beets (Paleo, Primal)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 7, 2016 at 5:00am

I hope you had a lovely July 4th weekend! Isn’t summer just The Best? I did all of my favorite things – farmers market, slept in, walked, hit golf balls, created recipes, wrote, took pictures, sat in the sun, tidied my house, read. The highlight was spending the 4th at Stephanie March’s with Tracy Morgan and Joy…

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Shrimp Wrapped in Pancetta with Sage

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 26, 2015 at 5:29pm

I taught Paleo Sunday Suppers last night at Kitchen in the Market – always a delicious blast – and while three of the recipes we made are already here on Fresh Tart… Beef, Bacon & Kale Meatballs Chef Jack’s Jalapeno Poppers Andrew Zimmern’s One-Pot Sticky Wings …I realized that the Shrimp Wrapped in Pancetta with…

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Marvelously Rich and Simple Mushroom Soup (Paleo)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:48pm

As a mushroom fiend, I’ve made many attempts at mushroom soup, never to discover one that I wanted to make again. I wouldn’t keep trying if I hadn’t had the craveable ones, the ones that are the very essence of mushroom, earthy and savory and marvelously rich with hot cream and buttery fresh wild mushrooms. Since I can’t afford to make soup…

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Slow-Cooked Halibut with Warm & Cold Salad | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP-adaptable)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 6, 2015 at 12:10pm

This dish of divine represents the beauty of unplanned cooking with friends. You know those meals, usually last-minute, thrown-together affairs – the ones where one friend has some vegetables and another a piece of meat and another some fresh herbs and wine. Spontaneity (and cocktails) draw seemingly disparate elements into a lovely and memorable meal, with everyone agreeing: we HAVE…

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Saffron’s Grilled Lamb Chops with Greek Spice & Herbs and a Father’s Day Giveaway

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 18, 2015 at 9:52am

How’s your summer going? Yeah SUMMER! I just love having Nathan home from school, not to mention stealing as many meals and sips and walks outside as I can. I hope you are too – from the looks of my Instagram feed, you most certainly are grilling, biking, gardening, hiking, beaching, picnicking, and having a grand ol’ time….

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Squash Panna Cottas and A Confession

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 14, 2015 at 8:29pm

I’ve never confessed, in all of this endless chatting about food, how much I experiment on myself. Or how much I am obsessed with nutrition. On a cold night you’ll find me curled up with herbal tea, a snuggly blanket, and a good nutrition book, turning pages as fast as I can. As you know,…

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Local Cookbooks Galore and Chef Jack’s Jalapeño Poppers (Grain-free, Gluten-free)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Dec 1, 2014 at 3:57pm

I was at Kitchen in the Market last week signing copies of Twin Cities Chef’s Table, and while checking out their retail offerings I was pretty stunned to see how many fantastic Minnesota cookbooks are on their shelf! You guys, Minnesota has had a banner couple of years, absorb this: The New Midwestern Table by…

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Paleo Magazine’s AIP Thanksgiving Meal Plan

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Nov 20, 2014 at 10:00am

If you’re searching for grain-free/ allergen-free Thanksgiving dishes that NO ONE WILL NOTICE ARE GRAIN-FREE/ALLERGEN-FREE because they are traditional and delicious, well, here you go. I created this autoimmune protocol Thanksgiving menu for the marvelous Paleo Magazine, with a shopping list and work-ahead instructions to boot. I invited my dear friends Tracy Morgan and Joy…

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Pan-Roasted Chicken with Figs & Mushrooms (Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 7, 2014 at 8:41pm

The chicken is secondary in this recipe as far as I’m concerned – this dish is about the fresh figs. When perfectly ripe, figs are of course delectable eaten out of hand. But by applying just a bit of heat – either by running them under the broiler or searing them briefly in a bit…

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