Category Archives: Recipes

Black Angus Beef Chuck Roast in Crockpot

My Own Recipe:

Black Angus Beef Chuck Roast put in crock pot.

Knorr Vegetable Recipe Mix
Ground Basil

Add water to coat bottom of crock pot

Cook for 4 hours or until meat is cooked on outside on both sides.

Chopped onions around meat
Carrots on top of meat
Large Potatoes quartered (Not too small) on top of carrots.

Cook until ready to serve. (I use the 6 hour setting)

The meat will fall apart once completed cooked.



Pot Roast Crockpot Comfort Dinner

Pot Roast washed and patted dry
Season to taste
Pepper, garlic powder, liebstoeckel-blaetter (Lovage or Maggikraut), and Thai chili spice powder
Heat fry pan
Add olive oil
Brown Pot Roast on all sides remove
Put on bottom of crockpot with drippings
Add red wine just enough to cover the bottom of the crockpot but not immersing the pot roast
Cook on medium for about two hours
Remove pot roast from crockpot

Before removing pot roast from crockpot have already prepared:
Peel 2 turnips
Cut into sliver strips
Put in bowl with water and cover
Microwave for 4 minutes
Drain turnips and put on bottom of crockpot

Potatoes, peeled and quartered
Put on top of turnips

Put pot roast on top of turnips and potatoes
Add one thai or other type of pepper
Cook on medium until potatoes are over half done

Before potatoes are over half done have already prepared:
Kale wash and remove the leaves from the stems
Put on top of the pot roast
Cook on medium until kale is desired “doneness”

Remove kale from top and put into serving dish
Remove pot roast and let sit covered with aluminum foil

Remove potatoes and turnips with slotted spoon and put in serving dish

Broth pour into gravy bowl or can further thicken over stove. Note starch from potatoes provided some thickness to broth.

Serve TV dinner style








  1. One Zucchini (The larger the better, to counter shrinkage)
  2. Paleo friendly cooking spray
  3. Salt & Pepper


  1. Slice your Zucchini thin. I would say 1/4 to 1/8 of an inch. You can use a food processor, but depending on your slicer, it can end up a little too thin.
  2. Pre-heat your oven to 225 degrees Fahrenheit. That is around 100-105 degrees centigrade.
  3. Spray your baking sheet with your paleo friendly cooking spray.
  4. Lay out all the chips and spray cooking sprat lightly on the chips. Alternatively you could just toss it in some Coconut oil
  5. Bake for about 45 minutes to two hours, or until they get to the right level of crispiness for you.
  6. Eat within two to three hours.




Sun Tea

Who doesn’t like sun tea!

Natural, no artificial ingredients and pennies per glass.

I like to use small jars that I clean in the dishwasher and then put parchment or wax paper in the lid (to prevent any lingering odors from the product that was in them). I use filtered water and your favorite tea bags ( I make the tea strong because it is poured over lots of ice later) and one or two fresh mint or lemon balm crushed or torn leaves placed in the water as well. Place outside and let the sun do it’s job. I use the small jars and date them so I know the tea doesn’t get old. Easier to put in the dishwasher as well since individual serving!

Once ready, fill a large tall glass with ice to the top, place another crushed or torn mint or lemon balm leaf on top of the ice, add sugar, dash of lemon or lime juice (and if appropriate your favorite alcoholic beverage) and pour the tea over a mesh strainer!



Wendy’s Chili

Wendy’s Chili
2 pounds fresh ground beef
1 quart tomato juice 1 (29-ounce)
can tomato purée 1 (15-ounce)
can red kidney beans, drained 1 (15-ounce)
can pinto beans, drained 1
medium-large onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
1/2 cup diced celery
1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
1/4 cup chili powder (use less for milder chili)
1 teaspoon ground cumin (use more for real flavor)
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
In a large skillet, brown the ground beef. Drain off the fat. Put the beef and the remaining ingredients in a 6-quart pot. Cover the pot and let the chili simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes.


Stan’s Homemade Avocado Egg Salad

Stan’s Homemade Avocado Egg Salad

1 medium sized avocado cut into cubes
2 hard boiled eggs cubed
2 tablespoons sweet relish
½ medium sized onion finely chopped
2 tablespoons miracle whip
3 sprinkles sea salt
1-2 tablespoons lime

Just threw it together thinking of a way to use up an avocado.


Creamed Chipped Beef

Hillbilly CAST IRON Cooking

Creamed Chipped Beef
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups milk or half and half (half cream/half milk)
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
1 (4.5-ounce jar or package of dried beef, sliced or chopped
In a large skillet melt butter over medium heat. When it starts to sizzle add flour and whisk
for a full minute. Continue to whisk as you pour in the milk and pepper. I do not add salt to
mine as the beef tends to be plenty salty but you can add to taste if desired. Continue to stir
until sauce has thickened. Remove from heat and stir in sliced dried beef. Serve immediately over
toast, white bread, biscuits, waffles, or English muffin

One-Pot Garlic Spaghetti

One-Pot Garlic Spaghetti



This one-pot garlic spaghetti will easily become one of your favorites. It’s ready in only a few minutes and cooking it uses only one pot. The end result is quite creamy and packed with flavor, and it goes well with any chicken dish.



2 teaspoon olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3 cups chicken broth, plus a little extra
1/2 pound spaghetti
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 tablespoons dried parsley


In a medium pan, heat olive oil over medium heat.  
Add the garlic and stir for 1-2 minutes.  
Add butter and melt, stirring constantly.  
Add salt, pepper, and 3 cups chicken broth.  
Bring to a boil.  
Add the pasta and cook according to box directions.  
Add a little more chicken broth if the noodles start to stick to the bottom and burn.  
Add the cheese, cream, and parsley when the pasta is cooked to your desired tenderness and mix thoroughly.  
Serve immediately.