Smoked Turkey Black Bean Soup & Cast Iron GF Cornbread

To watch me (and buddy!) make this soup, here's my youtube tutorial! RECIPE for SMOKED TURKEY BLACK BEAN SOUP 2 cups dry black beans 1 TBL apple cider vinegar 1 Diestel smoked turkey thigh 1 large onion 3 stalks celery 1 ginormous green bell pepper 2 fresh tomatoes 2 Tbl tomato paste 4 tsp [...]

Fresh Zucchini Noodles with Crispy Garlic Fava Beans and Pesto

Fresh Zucchini Noodles with Crispy Garlic Fava Beans and Pesto 1 small zucchini, noodled* 1/4 cup fresh pesto** 1/2-3/4 cup cooked fava beans (aka large butter beans) 1 small clove fresh garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon avocado oil 1 teaspoon butter *For how to make zucchini noodles, go here. You will need a spiral slicer. Any [...]

Zettucine with Basil Sage Pesto

For this recipe, you will need this spiral slicer.  Alternatively, use regular pasta instead of zucchini noodles. Zettucine with Basil Sage Pesto 2 large zucchini 2 cups fresh basil 10-12 fresh sage leaves 2 cloves fresh garlic 1/2 teaspoon himalayan salt fresh ground pepper 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted zest + juice of 1 lemon 1/2 [...]

Barbecue Salmon Burgers + Joe’s BBQ Sauce

Barbecue Salmon Burgers 2 pounds fresh wild salmon, de-boned 1/4 white onion 1 garlic clove 1/2 cup joe's barbecue sauce (recipe below) 1 egg 1/4 cup ground oats 1/2 teaspoon himalayan salt fresh ground pepper 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 small serrano or jalepeno pepper, de-seeded and finely diced 1/2 [...]

Smoky Slow-Cooker Beans

Smoky Slow-Cooker Beans 1.5 cups dried black beans, soaked overnight 1 cup dried kidney beans, soaked overnight 4 cups chicken stock (or water) 4 large garlic cloves, crushed (or 2 teaspoons garlic powder) 1 white onion, peeled and quartered (or 1.5 teaspoons onion powder) 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon chipotle [...]

Broiled Tilapia with Trois Ménage, Buttered Cabbage, and Basil Brown Basmati

Let me convince you to make this in your cast iron pan. The flavor. Nothing broils and browns and delivers buttery flavors like a cast iron. If you don't have one, a good stainless steel pan will definitely work, but let me cheer you on to purchasing your first 10" cast iron. We cook almost [...]

Sesame Ginger Coleslaw

Sesame Ginger Coleslaw 1/2 of a small green cabbage, cored and thinly sliced 1/4 of a small red cabbage, cored and thinly sliced 1 large carrot, potato-peeled 1 large apple, thinly sliced 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated large handful of fresh cilantro, chopped small handful of currants [...]