Turmeric and Herb Pulled Beef

It’s been cold the last few weeks in LA and even going into last month some as well.  That means that my crock pot has been on the receiving end of almost a non stop workout for that time.  Whether I’m making some bone broth, rendering more lard for cooking or just using it to […]

Peach BBQ Chicken Legs

Spring is around the corner, and with that comes warmer weather, which usually means backyard BBQ’s with family and friends.  One of the big BBQ dishes in my household (other than ribs and brisket of course) is definitely the BBQ chicken.  Growing up, we would have chicken breasts, thrown on the grill and covered with […]

Chorizo Stir Fry

When I finally figured out the secret to making delicious homemade chorizo, I definitely have gone a little crazy in using it for everything.  From subbing out bacon in the morning (shocking, I know) to making a cleaner version of a queso dip I grew up with, this new chorizo has been close to an […]

Smoked Chicken Wings with Homemade Ranch

It seems like for the past few months almost that I’ve been on a big time chicken wing kick.  And I mean, BIG TIME.  I think I have averaged chicken wings about 2-3 times per week.   I think one of the best things about chicken wings has to be the fact that the cooking […]

Spiced Cider Brined Head Cheese

This has been something that I’ve wanted to make for over 2 years now.  I first heard of headcheese from a friend of mine at the gym.  I was running a 12 week paleo challenge there, and he asked me what my take on headcheese was.  At the time I was dead against any and […]