Chocolate Espresso Pork Belly


So everyone knows I love bacon but I don’t want anyone to think that I discriminate against any of the other amazing things you can do with pork belly.  Lately, I have been working hard at mastering my own homemade bacon but I haven’t perfected it enough to share yet.  Since I had a plethora […]

Sausage and Onions


Just in case you haven’t heard, Juli from PaleOMG and I just finished our first cookbook together.  This thing is a piece of beauty and you can get it now :)  Click on the cover picture above :) I suppose we should talk about the recipe huh?  To be honest, when I was a kid […]

Bacon Beef Ravioli

Bacon Beef Ravioli

So I wish I could take credit for this genius and delicious recipe, but this was all Russ from The Domestic Man.  I didn’t make it exactly like he wrote, but if you know me you know that I had to add bacon.  Plus I do not use heavy cream so I substituted coconut milk […]

Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

Ever wonder where all the amazing pork I talk about comes from?  My dear friend Krystina from Cook Pigs Ranch in Julian, California.  I can not speak highly enough of this woman or her family.  To keep it brief, her and her husband decided due to their children’s food allergies, they were going to take matters into […]

Smoked Chicken with Tomatillo Salsa

Smoked Chicken with Tomatillo Salsa

So I have totally been guilty of posting lots and lots of desserts lately.  I would say that I am sorry, but you know I am not and I hope that is ok since you get to enjoy the treats.  I have soooo much to say and I cannot remember it all.  I definitely need […]

Crispy Skin Salmon


So I have just started eating seafood again, and have not cooked with it enough to produce new recipes.  That is why I asked Joshua from Slim Palate to do a guest post.  You may not know who he is, and shame on you because you should.  He is an amazing chef, photographer, inspiration, and […]

Smoked Brisket with Citrus Marinade

Smoked Brisket

I had some other recipes lined up to post, but I didn’t expect as much of an overwhelming response when I posted this photo online the other day.  Therefore I made it my priority to get it posted for you as soon as possible.  I was shooting for yesterday but life sometimes has a way […]

Spicy Elk Chili


So I know I have been posting a metric crap ton of dessert and treat recipes lately, but bare with me because it is that time of year and I am also way more creative with baked goods when I am stressed.  I think it is my inner food monster craving sweets and chocolate so […]

Pumpkin Sliders with Honey Drizzle

Pumpkin Burgers

So I think I am going to keep this one short.  Probably not, but at least you know that is my intention; to not bore you to the ends of the earth with my blabbing.  I am doing a pay it forward giveaway right now so please go enter HERE.  I think I have obsessively […]

Kiwi Marinated Tri Tip


Before I start, I just finished recording an awesome Radio Show and podcast with the amazing Dr. Lauren Noel and my amazing friend Abel James from Fat Burning Man.  You can go check out the show HERE. Wow so what a past 12 days it has been.  I don’t have a lot of time to […]