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Homeade Sausage Breakfast Casserole with Crispy Root Vegetable Crust

Long story short, I had breakfast sausage and carrot souffle on the brain – this is what ended up coming out. I decided to combine the sausage and carrot into one dish rather than having to serve them as two … Continue reading

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“Knock Your Socks Off” Sweet Potato Gnocchi

OMG. That’s all I can say. I was so happy when I made these and they turned out well. Back when I was 18, it was St. Patrick’s Day and we were celebrating by making traditional Irish dishes (I think … Continue reading

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Easy Paleo Pork Carnitas

Monkey Man and I had been buying pork loins and shoulder butts (that’s right, there’s a cut of pork called the “shoulder butt”) and cooking them with homeade North Carolina barbecue sauce. It’s so easy to prepare in the slow … Continue reading

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Paleo-friendly Provencal Quiche with a Potato Crust

Like I said in my previous post, I’ve been on a breakfast kick. Probably because I didn’t eat breakfast for a while when I was playing with intermittent fasting. Turns out 1) I really like breakfast, and 2) not timing … Continue reading

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Almost Julia Child’s Beef Bourguignon

Beef stew is a great cold weather dish. And Julia Child’s beef bourguignon is the best beef stew period. Hands down, no contest. It is also a pain in the butt to make. Start early, because it’s a 4-5 hour … Continue reading

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Mild Chile Peppers Stuffed with Chicken and Goat Cheese

I had a goat cheese stuffed chile relleno the other night and used it as inspiration for this recipe. The stuffed peppers were the easy part of this recipe – the roasted pepper sauce required significantly more work. Monkey Man … Continue reading

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The Twofer – Meat Sauce and Stuffed Bell Peppers with Spaghetti (Squash)

Monkey Man enjoys a good meat sauce so that’s what was on the menu for dinner that evening. I had bought some spaghetti squash for the “noodles”, ground beef and spicy Italian chicken sausage for the meat sauce, but I … Continue reading

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