Category Archives: Memo From The Chef

Bad Low-carb Day

Yesterday, at my house it was a Bad Low-carb Day. I started the day with a nice big piece of ice cold watermelon before I looked up the carbs. There are 8 carbs with a 3 ½ ounce slice and … Continue reading

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Back to the Low-Carb Lifestyle

Yesterday I stepped on the scale and yes, it is time for me to get Back to the Low-Carb lifestyle. Well with me it is more of a reduced carb style because I favor raw foods and some can be … Continue reading

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Gardening And Healthy Eating

Gardening And Healthy Eating go hand and hand with each other. We want to center on clean eating and what better way than to grow some of our own foods. Now before I hear a lot about limited time, workload, … Continue reading

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Spiralizing Your Vegetables

I wrote this post about Spiralizing Your Vegetables a year ago but we are having zucchini pasta for dinner today and I thought it might be a nice time so share it with you again. I love using kitchen tools … Continue reading

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When Grilling Outdoors Think Fruit

When Grilling Outdoors Think Fruit. We covered a little about veggies last week but have you ever given much thought to grilling fruit. I must admit that the first time I grilled watermelon I was a little nervous that the … Continue reading

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Grilling Burgers Outdoors

Grilling Burgers Outdoors has a special meaning up north where some have been living inside for months while snow and sometimes ice covered the ground and it was just too darn cold to be cooking outdoors. The grill had been … Continue reading

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A Trip Up North

I just got back from A Trip Up North to Wisconsin. I picked the worst week to travel. Leaving here Last Sunday where the days are in the low 80’s I arrived in Wisconsin where it was about 30 degrees … Continue reading

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Cooking With Salt

Of all the seasonings available to you, the most important is Salt. Cooking with salt is also the most misunderstood, over and under used of any of the seasonings. Learning how to salt foods properly is a learned science and … Continue reading

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I Forgot Our Anniversary

Oh No, My wife never said anything when I Forgot Our Anniversary.  It was our first “Mexican” Anniversary and I completely forgot.  February 8th, I should be able to remember that, it is the birthday of one of our boys. … Continue reading

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Making you own Homemade corned beef

Making your own Homemade corned beef can be the beginning of an adventure in curing and smoking meats that could completely change the way you enjoy food. The taste is very exciting and the hobby is open to almost everything … Continue reading

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