Posts tagged as entrees/main dishes

Thai-Style Fried Not-Rice (Grain-free, Gluten-free)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 10, 2013 at 9:18am

If you, like I, set strange challenges for yourself like to eat vegetables for three meals a day as often as possible, you will adore this recipe. It’s a flavor- and color-packed way to start a day, but of course would make a terrific lunch or dinner. In my mind it exists in the realm…

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Whole Fish Baked in Salt Crust with Fennel & Olives

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Apr 24, 2013 at 12:30pm

I had the pleasure just a few short weeks ago of doing a cooking demo at the Minneapolis Home & Garden Show with Sea Change executive chef Jamie Malone. Since the show, Malone was named to Food & Wine Magazine‘s list of Best New Chefs 2013! Very exciting for her, and for Minneapolis. If you’re…

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Blast of Spring Green Juice + CSA Box Pizza

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Apr 10, 2013 at 12:09pm

Certainly green juices are all the rage right now and I wouldn’t blame you one bit if you were rolling your eyes at the trend. We all know how food crushes go, where you suddenly don’t know anything about health if you’re not snacking on goji berries, sipping kombucha, and whirring spirulina into kale smoothies….

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Meatballs in Tomato-Serrano Chile Sauce (Gluten-Free)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 12, 2013 at 2:42pm

My son Nathan and I have been enjoying the privilege of volunteering at Perspectives Kids Cafe on Friday evenings. Founded by Sue Zelickson in 1998, Kids Cafe is a nutrition and self-esteem program for high risk and homeless youth living in St. Louis Park. Under the leadership of “Chef Dan” Tobias-Kotyk, the cafe is humming…

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Muffuletta Sandwich: Make-Ahead Sandwich Perfection

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:41am

Make-ahead sandwiches are a terrific way to feed a crowd and muffuletta sandwiches are the best way of all. First of all, the fresh-spicy giardiniera relish is ridiculously addictive – in fact, make a double batch, put half the vegetables in a jar to enjoy on as pickles, puree the other half to smear on…

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Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:50pm

After a snackful weekend loaded with the usual Super Bowl suspects – raise your hand if you too had con queso with tortilla chips – today I was ready for a pile of fresh, tender-crisp vegetables. This is my go-to stir-fry, flavorful, light, and adaptable in every which way. Feel free to substitute or add…

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Basic Braised Pork Shoulder (Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 14, 2013 at 3:26pm

Website Settings I’ve written before about the beauty of braising a pork shoulder one day, then crafting several meals from it as the week wears on. This version is more basic than the Pork Braised with Chiles & Cinnamon, which means you can eat it even more ways. Seasoned with onions, garlic, salt, and pepper,…

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Spaghetti Carbonara for One. Or Two. Or more.

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:16am

You’re home from work, starving, standing in front of the fridge with your coat still on. You spy a couple of eggs, a spot of bacon…breakfast for dinner is sounding fast and fine. And it IS fine, of course, given bacon and eggs is one of the best food combinations on the planet. But if…

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Pork Burgers

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 9, 2012 at 10:58am

Burger maniacs (including myself), I have a proposition for you (us)…pork burgers! Why do we all not eat pork burgers? I’m not suggesting that beef burgers are anything but delectable, but I have been pondering – given the borderline gastronomic insanity over bacon, pork belly, and charcuterie – why the heck isn’t a fabulously juicy,…

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Cold Soba Noodles with Fresh Herbs, Cucumber & Pork

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 10, 2012 at 12:35pm

Hello hotness, meet your nemesis: cold soba noodles. Chewy and naturally gluten-free, soba noodles make The Perfect summer pasta salad, robust enough to deliver the heat of chiles, the bite of fresh herbs, and whatever savory tasties you have on hand. (If you notice that I often suggest adding random treasures from your cooler to…

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