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by 40 · 2 minutes ago

Where do you buy coconut oil? I found a recipe for Paleo cookies and it calls for coconut oil. However, I am unsure where to purchase it. When I was purchasing Almond Meal/Flour the local Super Target carried it but Cub Foods did not. I did... (more)

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juju 0 · February 22, 2013 at 8:29 PM

Costco or www.vitacost.com

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by 20 · 3 minutes ago

So I want to start doing the Zone in addition to my already Paleo life, and I get the blocks and what not, but how does one incorporate cooking oils (butter, EVOO, Coconut oil etc) - if 1 tblsp of coconut oil goes into the pan, that whole... (more)

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Christina_13 0 · August 11, 2013 at 5:11 AM

I did Zone paleo for a while too, and had trouble with this. I was more lenient on fats, since low fat is really difficult after getting used to paleo for some time. I still kept the oil to about 1 or 2 teaspoons, and still added avocado or... (more)

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by 842 · 5 minutes ago

I have been following this recipe: http://undergroundwellness.com/how-to-make-beef-bone-broth/ which asks for cooking the broth 12-24 hours. I am not usually home for that period of time unless I include sleep time. I do not want to leave the... (more)

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CaveMan_Mike 0 · February 05, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Use a pressure cooker! Take a look at how gelatinous my broth is in just 25 minute: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeefU9f28Cs&feature=youtube_gdata_player The video above was 4 pounds of empire kosher chicken (cut up), 3 cups of water, for... (more)

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by 3979 · 5 minutes ago

I want 'em soft like how they come in the can. I want to utilize the whole fresh fish.

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MyPaleoDiet 0 · February 03, 2013 at 3:22 PM

The bones of canned fish usually soft owing to the high pressure storage inside the can. So if you want your fish bones to be soft, you would have to pressure cook it. There are several fish recipes that you can cook using a pressure cooker, but... (more)

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by 8 · 7 minutes ago

I am thinking of cooking one big meal each morning and eating it throughout the day when I get hungry. The only thing is, I often don't have access to a microwave. What are some meals that taste great cold? If it makes a difference: I eat 600... (more)

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DavidHill76 0 · January 15, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Nothing beats a big ass salad with some salmon or chicken from the night before. Or Turkey, or eggs. A can of tuna if you dont have leftovers.

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by 1042 · 8 minutes ago

Fellow PaleoHacks! I love ribs, and I am sure you love ribs just as much as I do, if not more... What are your favorite rib recipes? And What is your preferred method for cooking your ribs?

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Mike_T_1 0 · January 08, 2013 at 1:44 PM

I've made these many, many times and they're always awesome: http://www.primal-palate.com/2012/01/braised-short-ribs.html I use a slow cooker on low for 8-12 hours. (more)

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by 298 · 9 minutes ago

Is there any detailed information on how prone to heat oxidation PUFAs are? Many paleo resources suggest that fish (as a source of PUFAs) should be cooked for a long time at lower temperatures to prevent oxidation. But will it help? As far as I... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · January 05, 2013 at 8:08 PM

Cooking fish is not the same as high-heat refining of vegetable oils. Concern over oxidizing PUFAs in whole foods is nit-picking and over-optimizing, in my opinion. I'm sure there are other areas of diet/lifestyle that need to be fixed before you... (more)

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by 5 · 9 minutes ago

please tell me procedure of making choclate which is soft and taste exactly like Cadbury Dairymilk from oils available in indian kitchen

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Michael_17 0 · January 02, 2013 at 2:46 PM

melt ghee with cocoa and sweetener to taste. Solidify. Better, melt cocoa butter, or mix some creamed coconut or oil with it for solidity. Not too much though. You might try with butter too as ghee might get too hard... [edited to fix typing] (more)

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by 2978 · 9 minutes ago

Just got nice big tubs of lard & duck fat from a butcher. I know duck fat makes excellent roast potatoes, and thought I might also try making some sweet potato fries, but otherwise I'm a newbie when it comes to these fats. Also curious if... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · December 31, 2012 at 1:26 PM

When I procuse fat from ducks/pork that I've been roasted (realt treat really...), I use it whereever it seems like it would go well. Stuff that does seem to (ie I like it!) is wilted greens in duck fat - put lid on and add a bit of water to... (more)

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by 48 · 12 minutes ago

Expeller-pressed coconut oil is healthier and, at least on the international commodities market, cheaper than canola oil. So why don't more restaurants use it as their cooking oil of choice, particularly as its reputation for being a healthy oil... (more)

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mammal 0 · March 07, 2014 at 11:12 AM

Most people are still entrenched in the "saturated fat is bad" dogma, so they wouldn´t qualify coconut oil as healthy.

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by 3 · 13 minutes ago

Friday I made an expensive roast with the usual... potatoes, carrots, onions, corn, green beans, tomatoes. I cooked it all day, served it for dinner and left the crock pot on low overnight. Since I was sick with a cold thing Saturday, my husband... (more)

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raney 0 · November 18, 2012 at 9:14 PM

I'd eat it. Disclaimer: the above opinions may not comply with FDA food safety handling guidelines sections 3-401.11, 3-401.14, 3-501.14, and 3-501.16. There is, of course, the opinion that any action that violates that many federal codes is... (more)

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by 78422 · 16 minutes ago

I'm starting a vert strict dietary regime to clear acne, and optimize health. I'm doing a lot of fasting, and when i eat, I'll be doing intermittent fasting with all food eaten on eating days done in a 5 hour window. i tinkered with this before,... (more)

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dmi 0 · October 27, 2012 at 1:33 PM

Yes you're right, it is superior, but raw beef is not for the weak and those with impaired immune system. Cooking to about 60-70C internal/external temperature will help you avoid the potential risks associated with raw meat, while largely... (more)

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by 0 · 16 minutes ago

One of my favorite foods(aside from pizza which cannot be done in a paleo-friendly way since the crust is so crucial to it) is burgers. I'd like to make a paleo-friendly burger and the answer may seem to be as obvious as just throw away the bun... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · October 25, 2012 at 10:33 PM

Mustard burgers - salt, pepper, chopped garlic, minced onion, and whole-grain mustard Juicy Lucy - cheese sealed between two thin patties of meat seasoned with salt & pepper Ortega burgers - roasted green chilies, salt, pepper, garlic, and... (more)

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by 220 · 17 minutes ago

Hi, New to Paleo and I have a question about cooking oils. I am wondering when I make a meat with oils in it I ususlly just cook the other stuff in the meat fat. Egg scrable in the bacon or sasuage fat ect. If I cook something like chicken breast... (more)

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CD 0 · October 12, 2012 at 5:06 PM

the meat fat is sufficient. although you can get more complex flavor profiles if you mix the two. For example, when I make a roast I typically will put the meat on a rack above a pan of vegetables. As the meat cooks, the fat drips down onto... (more)

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by 631 · 18 minutes ago

So I made a meatza the other day with no cheese and it came out more like meatloaf with sauce and veggies on top. Is that right? Just to be clear- I wasn't really expecting pizza! HAHA

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Yvonne_2 0 · October 07, 2012 at 4:30 PM

Meatza is great... just make sure u flatten it thin in the cookie pan... bake it the drain.. I make my own home made sauce then top it with your topping. Bake till warm...

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by 47 · 20 minutes ago

Is eating only boiled foods unhealthy? If everything I eat is boiled, will I develop a deficiency? What will I miss by not trying other cooking methods?

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AmandaLP 0 · September 16, 2012 at 2:22 AM

You will miss nothing, except maybe some texture and some enzymes. The Bulletproof diet suggests gentle cooking of all foods, and broths with boiled meats are extremely easy to digest. You might want to eat some raw foods for good enzymes, but... (more)

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by 499 · 21 minutes ago

I have been eating primal for about a month now and (much to my surprise) I have started to get bored of just cooked meat with saut??ed veggies. I'm looking for a paleo cookbook that has good recipes that are also easy. I'm in college and while I... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · September 06, 2012 at 5:53 PM

theclothesmakethegirl.com everydaypaleo.com nomnompaleo.com paleomg.com (though I wouldn't make many of her recipes because there are a lot of paleo-ified SAD crap recipes) If there is something in particular you want to try, type "paleo... (more)

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by 75 · 23 minutes ago

3-5 days if I put the cooked veggies in a container right away? I like planning ahead for the week :)

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aseafish 0 · August 26, 2012 at 8:04 PM

No worries about cooking for the week. They'll be safe to eat, but in our house they'd never last that long. I'd probably nibble away at them.

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by 20 · 23 minutes ago

I've recently switched over to cast-iron skillets for all of my cooking needs. While my stews taste much, much better, I haven't head any luck getting my omelets and other egg concoctions to do anything but stick to the bottom of the skillets.... (more)

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Moonablaze 0 · August 26, 2012 at 7:39 AM

Use more fat. Most people who switch from teflon to cast iron expect proteins to just slide off the surface with a whisper of veggie oil spray. Try putting a couple tablespoons of butter or coconut oil in the pan before the eggs hit. You'll be... (more)

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by 300 · 23 minutes ago

Obviously not talking about cows, pigs etc, but fresh fish, rabbits etc are easily accessible within hours of catching and killing them. I find most fish is best eaten before it goes into rigor mortis, and that I assume that this preserves the... (more)

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Andreas_1 0 · August 19, 2012 at 8:04 PM

A muscle can be up till 4% glycogen, but that isn't normal in nature, only in carbloaded human athletes. My best guess will be 1-2%.

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by 182 · 24 minutes ago

I have a deep appreciation for ribs. However, my girl friend doesn't like the tremendous amount of fat usually found on the very economical spare ribs we have access to. So the crux of my question: How can I get the most fat to render off spare... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · August 12, 2012 at 10:00 PM

Perforate the fat with a meat hammer, fork, knife or even criss-cross with a pizza cutter. I suspect acidity could help because it would breakdown the protein matrix that holds the liquid (hot) fat in. I also suspect salt would cause the... (more)

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by 1720 · 26 minutes ago

And is it bad for you if you do overcook fat (butter, coconut oil, extra-virgin olive oil, etc.)?

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Sleepyhouse22 0 · August 01, 2012 at 7:18 PM

When it smokes or turns brown. Yes.

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by 496 · 26 minutes ago

hi what if i ate around 750g-1kg a week of fish like mackerel,cod,haddock,herring and sablefish? would that amount be bad? and what about cooking fish, doesnt that damage the oils or is there a suitable temperature when cooking on stove or in... (more)

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Sunshine 0 · July 29, 2012 at 8:18 PM

it'd probably be real bad in the sense that you might experience a case of the incredibly fast shrinking wallet. (i don't know if money is a concern for you, but it is to me (impoverished grad student...)) the oils will oxidize no matter what... (more)

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by 10 · 27 minutes ago

Hi everyone, I am quite new to the paleo/primal lifestyle. I found it searching for ways to help members of my family who suffer from obesity. I need to move slowly with my children so I won't have an outright mutiny. So far I have cut out... (more)

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CD 0 · July 26, 2012 at 5:08 PM

make the meat part of the meal, not a side item. like: moussaka - http://www.thefoodee.com/recipe/867/ lasagna (omit flour it's not needed) - http://www.food.com/recipe/zucchini-lasagna-lasagne-low-carb-749 stuffed peppers -... (more)

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by 468 · 28 minutes ago

Hi. I am getting into planning meals for myself and my daughter. I like ground beef. I bought grass-fed ground beef from Whole Foods and cooked it last week. It was great! Then I bought some non grass-fed this week (cheaper) and I noticed that... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 15, 2012 at 2:26 PM

grass-fed beef is naturally leaner, as grains are used to fatten up cattle, as it is not part of their natural diet. You can get leaner grain-fed if you have too, but the fat in grass-fed is healthy with higher concentrations of Omega-3 and CLA... (more)

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