Animal Proteins

Maple Roasted Duck

1 naturally raised duck (5-7 pounds) ¼ cup maple syrup 2 tbsp. shoyu or natural soy sauce 2 tbsp. lemon juice and 1 tsp. Zest Preheat oven to 300-315°. Score the duck skin on both breast side and back of duck, but do not cut into the flesh. Poke the skin with a knife all…

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Kale Salad with Fried Quail Eggs

2 bunches of kale 1/2 cup organic olive oil Juice of one lemon 1/2 tsp. prepared mustard 1 tsp. local honey 1/8 tsp. sea salt 1/4 cup pepitas (toasted pumpkin seeds) 1/3 cup dried cranberries 2-3 quail eggs per person Grass-fed butter Sea salt Remove stems from kale and discard. Chop kale leaves and wash thoroughly.…

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Lamb Stew with Winter Vegetables

1 tbsp. butter or olive oil 8-12 oz. pastured lamb stew meat, cubed, seasoned with salt, pepper and cumin 2 onions, peeled and quartered 3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 4 cups water or stock 1 cup organic red wine Dash of cardamom Dash of cinnamon 1 tsp. dried rosemary 2 carrots, chopped into 2-3 inch pieces 1…

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Gluten-Free Shrimp Bisque

1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (save shrimp shells to make fish stock) 1 tbsp. coconut oil 1 leek, both white and green, cleaned and diced 1 onion, peeled and diced 4-5 garlic cloves, peeled and diced 3 tsp. Old Bay Seasoning 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper 1/2 cup Mirin rice cooking wine 1 can…

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Jumpin’ Jambalaya!

2 tbsp. olive oil 1 large onion, peeled and diced 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 2 celery stalks, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 red lipstick peppers (medium sized red peppers, sweet flavor) 1 – 15 ounce can organic crushed tomatoes 2 cups water 1 cup long grain brown rice, rinsed 1 – 12 ounce package…

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Marinated Shrimp Salad

1 pound medium-sized shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 cucumber, seeded and diced 1 shallot, peeled and diced 2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, minced 1 red or green pepper, seeded and diced 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced 1/4 cup olive oil Juice of 1 lime 1/8 tsp. sea salt Butter leaf lettuce In a pot of…

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Old Fashioned Chicken Soup

  5 cups chicken stock (or water) 1 onion, peeled and diced 1/2 medium-sized celeriac root, diced 2-3 carrots, cut inot thin rounds 1 red potatoe, diced 1 tsp. each, dried rosemary, dried thyme Organic/pastured chicken pieces with bones (wings, drumsticks) 2 tsp. sea salt 1/4 cup parsley 2-3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced Bring stock, onion, celeraic root,…

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Grilled Terriyaki Salmon

1 & 1/2  pound wild salmon, cut into 4-5 pieces 1/4 cup shoyu 1/4 cup sesame oil 1 tbsp. maple syrup 2 tbsp. apple cider vinger 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1 tbsp. ginger, peeled and minced 1/3 cup water 2-3 scallions, minced Place salmon in a flat container or baking dish. Mix shoyu,…

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Braised Oxtail with Sweet Potato Mash

1 tbsp. olive oil 1 onion, peeled and diced 2 celery stalks, diced 3-4 garlic cloves, peeled and diced 1 full oxtail (6-9 pieces) 4 cups beef stock or water 2 cups red wine 2 bay leaves 1 tbsp. tomato paste, diluted in 2-3 tbsp. water 1 tsp. sea salt Freshly ground black pepper In…

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Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata

1 tbsp. olive oil 1 shallot, peeled and minced 5-6 asparagus spears, woody stems removed 1 tsp. fresh thyme 1-2 tbsp. butter 6 pastured or organic eggs, beaten Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/4 ounce goat cheese, sliced thin Preheat oven to 350°. In a small frying pan, saute shallot, asparagus and thyme 1-2…

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Braised Lamb Shanks

4-6 pastured lamb shanks seasoned with sea salt, pepper, cumin and cinnamon 2 tbsp. pork fat or other fat/oil 2 cups red wine 4-5 cups water or stock (enough to almost cover shanks) 2 bay leaves 2 onions, peeled and quartered 2-3 celery stalks, chopped 2-3 carrots, chopped 2 tbsp. rosemary 3-4 sprigs fresh thyme…

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