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by 10 · about 17 hours ago

I am looking to make a meat loaf recipe that calls for ~1/2 cup crushed soda crackers as filler. I'm thinking of using a seasoned almond flour "breadcrumb" mixture in place of the soda crackers, but I am not sure of the ratio to use. Since this is... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · October 14, 2014 at 1:05 PM

Just add almond meal until you get to your desired consistency. I don't have a recipe for meatloaf, as what I put in in changes each time.  1 pound ground beef, 1 egg, black pepper, tomato paste, fish sauce… mix and then add almond... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I've started the Whole30 last week and I haven't drank any milk, yogurt or even butter. But I'm using ghee. In the beggining, I tought it was the eggs that were causing the nauseas, that "vomit feeling' (I'm sorry if you have just pictured it).... (more)

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NoBunPlease 0 · October 23, 2014 at 10:25 PM

If you want to continue using ghee, you could try using cultured ghee. Many people who are sensitive to regular ghee find they can handle the cultured stuff.

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

Wasn't most of the paleolithic man's meat and vegetables uncooked?

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I just started Paleo and I have started working on weekly meal plans to follow. I have been blogging about it to keep a record, and to share with everyone who is on Paleo. Available here to subscribe -... (more)

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Zach__1 0 · October 30, 2013 at 9:06 PM

there are so many bloggers and cookbooks out there, I just google "paleo *insert dish here* recipe" and i get something for it. there's a recipe for pretty much anything you could possibly think of by now, it's amazing. or pick up a cookbook...... (more)

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by 6082 · about 17 hours ago

It's really chewy, and kind of gross, but it is fat... Should I eat it? Am I wasting a good source of fat by chopping off the grizzle on the edge of the meat?

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HealthRediscovery 0 · March 01, 2010 at 7:04 AM

If it is animal, you can eat it. If it is tough, get it into small enough pieces and then do as the Inuit (Stephanson, Fat of the Land) did- roll around in your mouth a few times for flavor and then just swallow it.

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by 952 · about 17 hours ago

What is your favorite one?Bonus points for:1. Focus on quick-and-easy recipes that can be done under 10 minutes (not counting the time you need wait for the stuff to cook) and with 5-10 ingredients as opposed to two hours cooking sessions using 50... (more)

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hottijub 0 · August 13, 2014 at 9:04 AM

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

Which is better? I currently cook with butter and coconut oil, but have read that olive oil contains a greater amount of vitamin E than CO. Should I switch?

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Chronic 0 · July 18, 2014 at 4:14 PM

I use both, coconut oil and/or ghee for cooking and olive oil for dressings & dips. I find coconut oil in a cooked meal is more satisfying than olive oil, but olive oil is more refreshing so goes better with raw veggies like salads, guacamole.... (more)

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by 2302 · about 17 hours ago

I recently purchased a cast iron set and have love cooking with it. However, whenever I look up recipes/instructions on how to cook up a steak or something, it always says to cook on high heat.I like to cook on medium to low heat to prevent... (more)

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ivymcivy 0 · June 22, 2014 at 4:37 AM

The problem with most home cooks is that they are afraid to cook with high heat. The Maillard Reaction is what creates caramelization and flavor - even a rare steak needs a decent sear on it to be delicious. If you are afraid of heat, don't cook... (more)

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by 2302 · about 17 hours ago

I bought some duck hearts from the farmer's market and will be cooking em up tonight...anyone have any tips/tricks? I was just planning on tossing em in the pan with butter on high heat (I also have a pork heart that I plan on doing a quick... (more)

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missmiddlemarch 0 · May 12, 2014 at 7:51 PM

Desmond, my friend in the offal brotherhood! I got a great spice mix in a tub at Trader Joe's called Dukkah. It has ground sesame seeds, fennel, coriander, anise, salt and ground almonds. I've shaken it onto goat, lamb and chicken livers when... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

Is it okay to fry meat/chicken and veggies in butter or is coconut oil a better alternative?

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LowerCarb 0 · April 17, 2014 at 5:46 PM

Butter is fantastic for scrambled eggs, fried eggs and some vegetables that do not require high heat. Good-quality ghee is the go-to fat for high-heat frying though, as its smoke point is much higher.

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I have tried several bread recipes over the years, from being on the SCD diet to the Paleo diet, and although my kids will go for gluten free, they want Udi's bread type breads (yes, I do know how bad they are - I read the ingredients!). After... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

For most of my cooking, I use olive oil, butter, or coconut oil. On occasion we'll have some lard, but I'm not too experienced with it. Coconut oil seems to be a good choice for high temperature cooking because saturated fats are more stable... (more)

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Fatfeaster 0 · March 23, 2014 at 7:41 PM

I've also been using avocado oil for high temps, but recently I've read in paleo cookbooks that it should only be used cold. I'm not sure why.

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

Hey, Love frying up some veggies and meat but can't find a SINNNGGLLLEE stir fry sauce recipe. I find lost of sauce recipes but nothing for a good stiry fry. I am a bit nervous to just toss up any oil and veggies and hope for the best- some... (more)

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raydawg 0 · March 21, 2014 at 10:27 AM

You could use some coconut aminos in place of soy sauce, for example.

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by -2 · about 17 hours ago

I'm hoping to make this topic a peaceful, interesting discussion. So supposedly we came from apes or gorillas right? Well, to me, gorillas and apes don't appear to be any more special than a polar bear, a deer, a shark, etc. Supposedly... (more)

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Methodician 0 · March 19, 2014 at 8:24 PM

You're really trying to scratch at the surface of a deep and complicated topic that you could spend 20 years of your life studying before truly understanding... "what made us turn into human".... I'll do my best to explain what little I know in... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I would like to know if the omega 3 ALA and omega 6 LA oils in vegetables, nuts and seeds are destroyed when cooked, and if so to what degree? I understand that refined sources of omega 3 should not be heated such as flax seed oil but I was... (more)

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glib 0 · January 30, 2014 at 12:52 AM

In general, fats degrade the most upon cooking (cmp to carbs and proteins). It not just PUFA, also MUFA and SFA. Solution: forego fried foods in particular and even sautéed foods. Eat baked, boiled, long simmered and raw foods. BBQ foods are... (more)

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

Im a single parent, the almond flour is too expensive can i use coconut flour instead?

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joanna_4 0 · December 02, 2013 at 1:43 AM

when i was on SCD, i used coconut flour mixed with almond flour. i usually didn't bake solely with coconut flour because i can't eat eggs. for some reason, you need more eggs when you bake with coconut flour.

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I like to cook Thai food at home but almost every recipe contains sugar. I usually omit sugar but that changes the salty-sour-spicy-sweet thai flavor to just salty-sour-spicy. Still good but not the same. If I was going to use a sweet... (more)

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samc 0 · November 11, 2013 at 3:39 AM

I never add sugar to Thai food. If I want some sweet (rare) I'd use some spices. . . Cinnamon, Allspice, etc.

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by 5 · about 17 hours ago

Recently bought some Green Pastures (CLO) Infused Coconut Oil and wasn't expecting the blend to be so fishy. Therefore I can't use it for normal coconut oil purposes unless I want everything to turn out smelling/tasting like cod liver oil. ... (more)

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samc 0 · October 31, 2013 at 2:49 PM

Sounds like you need to mix it into something with loads of flavor, perhaps a fruit smoothie or you could ruin a cup of coffee. I'd probably just eat a spoonful of it and be done with it. Take your medicine approach.

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

Hi. My name is Abigail, and I am the mama who went in her kitchen one day and created The YES Bar for my family. I never imagined it would be a business someday, nor did I ever think the bar would earn so many devoted fans and be nominated for... (more)

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abigailrose 0 · October 27, 2013 at 8:56 AM

@paleot So sorry. Not intended in a bad way. Just an honest intro. Please forgive if I have offended. Just wanted to share with you all. :)

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by 1005 · about 17 hours ago

Lately when I cook steaks, I've been doing a mix of organic olive oil + grass-fed butter ghee + a little bit of water. I find this allows me to cook at a semi-higher temp without burning the meat or the olive oil. The thicker the steak or... (more)

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samc 0 · October 25, 2013 at 12:11 AM

Pre season the meat a few hours ahead with salt, put it closely under a very hot broiler and cook about a total of 7 minutes. I don't add any oils or butter. Hamburgers usually in a pan with some coconut oil to prevent sticking to pan.

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I have a cookie recipe that calls for lard as the fat. It's a shortbread-style cookie. I'm still fairly new at paleo, so my question my or may not have an obvious answer. Instead of going out and purchasing lard or rendering my own from pork... (more)

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JenJen 0 · October 15, 2013 at 1:56 PM

Lo and behold I come bearing actual help: http://www.cattletoday.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=54446 http://cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/18975/rendered-pork-fat-vs-lard-vs-bacon-fat

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by 15 · about 17 hours ago

When baking, do you find that there's a significant difference in the final product when you use avocado as opposed to coconut oil or ghee?

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drmysi 0 · October 13, 2013 at 1:46 PM

i'm curius as to how you would bake using an avocado? avocado cake....

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by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I am looking for the best manner to store bulk cooked meals as well as raw portioned out fish, meat and produce. The idea behind this is that I can cook for 2-3 weeks worth of meals, then portion them out into daily meal bags that I... (more)

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MedicalEnigma 0 · October 11, 2013 at 3:39 PM

I have a system already down, but I just need a better way to store pre prepared meals (like chili in bulk, carnitas, etc) when I don't have time to hit the store. What I have done thus far which works very well is the following. (I... (more)

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So ive got this Bertolli olive oil today, that claims to be good for cooking, (until 220 C- thats also the reason why i bought it- for cooking!) which contains both, virgin and refined olive oil. Im not sure if this refined olive oil in... (more)

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by 529 · about 17 hours ago

In a recent attempt to isolate variables in my food preparation which are making me feel bad, I noticed a strong "rubber" taste in my food last night. (Background : Over the past few months of being Paleo, I have been feeling ill eating the... (more)

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ivymcivy 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

You are freaking out. Calm down. Mineral water is making you sick? You smell a weird smell in your food and you get brain fog and a gut reaction from it? You are in some kind of panic mode where you are micro-anazlyzing everything. Do you have... (more)

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