Channeling the inner caveman

The Paleo diet--a nutritional plan based on the presumed diet of Paleolithic humans--is all over the place lately. The idea is based on the premise that human genetics have scarcely changed since the dawn of agriculture, around 15,000¬†years ago, and that modern humans are still adapted to the diet of the Paleolithic period. Since I'm … Continue reading Channeling the inner caveman

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Build Your Own Cookie

It wasn't until I got rid of cookbooks that I started to enjoy cooking. Sure, I still use them a bit, but looking back and forth at a recipe is tiresome. Throwing ingredients in a bowl and coming up with something halfway decent is fun. A little like being a scientist or artist, right? So, … Continue reading Build Your Own Cookie

Rutabaga Fries

These fries are a nice change from conventional french fries. The rutabaga has a subtle sweetness that when combined with salt bursts with flavor. The recipe will work well with any fries, though.RUTABAGA FRIES 2 rutabaga, peeled and cut in long strips 4T neutral oil (I use grape seed oil) 1t sea salt 2t corn … Continue reading Rutabaga Fries

Baked apples

Anyone with a sweet tooth (read: women) knows it's hard to control. That's because sugar is addictive and the food scientists employed by companies stocking our shelves know it Whether you're reining in your sweet tooth or not, these apples are divine. Kids and adults alike end up licking the bowl. We make them for … Continue reading Baked apples