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The Versatile Roasted Chicken

When we first made the transition to “real food” and started buying grass-fed, pastured meats one of the things I noticed the most was (1) how fresh the meats smelled during cooking, i.e. when I was cooking ground beef I kept saying to myself gosh I’ve smelt that smell before and although I couldn’t put my finger on it right away I remembered that smell from my childhood! That’s how ground beef smelled when I was kid! I know, it...

Mung Bean Curry, Simply Delish!

If you read my post MySuccessful Lal Masoor Dal you know that I have been dabbling in Indian cuisine. I love to dabble especially when it comes to international dishes! I love the history, the cultures and the simplistic applications used by its people. It just fascinates me. Today I’m going to share a recipe for Mung Bean Curry. Just a little history about Mung Beans, they have been dubbed as the “Food of the Gods” due to their nutritious...

My Successful Lal Masoor Dal (Indian Red Lentils)

Lal Masoor Dal is a mainstay of Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi cuisine. There are many variations of Dal using chickpeas, yellow pigeon peas, mung beans, red lentils and kidney beans.    Dals are usually served over rice or with a side of flatbread. To tell you the truth, I could have skipped the rice and ate this Dal all by itself. I am sooo glad I tried it again and would have been very sad to have missed this wonderful...