I'm an Alpha-Gal now

I promise all my posts will not be this long - but wanted to give you the background of the story - hopefully it will save someone's life!...more

Bacon Bliss!

Today, I ate Bacon-beautiful, crisp, baked to crunchy perfection-BACON!This is the first time I have eaten a piece of bacon(other than soy) in 24-yes I said it24 years!!I became a vegetarian 24 years ago, not vegan-just lacto-ovo. I never thought I would EVER eat meat again......but then again...there are alot of things I never thought I would do.......more

The Kitchen Think: Meatpackers Say You Don't Need To Know Where Your Meat Comes From

I’ve always believed that the meat I bought in the supermarket originated in the United States.Wrong!...more

Plated + Served: Steak Salad Sandwich

Do you eat sandwiches for dinner?Don't eat a lot of sandwiches any more (trying to cut out the bread you know), but sometimes I want something big and hearty, especially as the weather gets cooler.Steak and salad pair beautifully, so why not marry them in a delicious sandwich slathered with spicy Sriracha mayonnaise?...more

Meat Art

That's right, meat art.Meat art is art that uses meat as the medium and art that uses meat as the model. Artists have always found inspiration in meat, and now a new generation of artists is exploring and reinvigorating the meat art genre through a wide range of visual art, art experiences, and performances....more

Vegan-ish?: Not Eating Meat, Except When You Do

Over the last 43 years, I've been a vegan, a vegetarian, and a meat-eater. Now I think of myself as vegan-ish....more
@MichelleLfmDeukauf I'm glad I made you giggle, MichelleLfmDeukauf (: Your, "coming out of the ...more

Southwestern Beef Stew with Beans, Tomatoes, and Sweet Potatoes

Snacking in the Kitchen ...more

The True Cost of (Meat) Sustainability

Let me get this out of the way: It is not cheaper to raise chickens for meat than it is to buy them in the grocery store.However, that is assuming you are buying regular-grade (as opposed to organic) meat, or that you are buying whole chickens and cutting them up. If you just buy parts (boneless, skinless breasts, for example), then you would probably save money by raising your own. Or like I said, if you pay a premium price for buying organic, or buying local farm-raised chicken, you will definitely see a cost savings....more
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Canning Meat at Home

While I certainly wouldn't tell you to pass up the opportunity to put a few jars of venison in your pantry should you have the chance (it's a scrumptious treat), just about any type of meat you can think of is cannable, and there's something to be said for having a quick meal on the shelves regardless of variety....more

My green plan for saving money (and freezer space) on meat

 Food containers are, for most people, one of the highest sources of consumer waste.  Every week we throw away countless cans, bottles, and plastics.  Buying in bulk, then splitting up our purchases into smaller units helps, but too often that involves plastic bags which we use once, then discard. In many ways, the money spent on plastic bags counter-balances the money saved with this method -- and creates even more garbage that presently cannot be recycled (since only #1, #2, and, in some areas, #5 plastics can be submitted for recycling)....more