Spicy Italian Pork Sausage Keto Meatballs – Dairy-Free, Cheese-Free, Nut Flour-Free

I try to cook new things on the weekend to increase the variety. It’s gotta be pretty simple though because while I like to experiment, I don’t like it to take that long. I’ve seen sausage balls – meatballs, essentially – but all of them had ingredients I didn’t want – so I invented my…

Day 40 on my new approach to a keto diet

There is no one ‘keto diet’. It has many variants that appear more or less the same to the outsider but are very different to someone deep in the thick of it – like Protestantism. And like Protestantism, each of these variants interpret the same documents that underlie the practice, apply them differently, then follow,…

REPOST: Low Carb Crockpot Beef and Daikon Radish

04/16/15 Update – I just made this again except simpler: just the meat, fire-roasted tomatoes, daikon, an onion and Worcestershire sauce. It came out great and I thought I’d unearth it from the 2013 archives for those of you who haven’t seen this one.  This kitchen experiment was prompted by a recipe my wife made with…

Fat, Dumb, and Happy Day 5

Friday, March 14, 2014 – 1:30pm I seem to be suffering from an excess of energy. Yes – excess. When you’re feeling sluggish most of the time it becomes the norm, but I’m feeling my energy increase and it is making me antsy as I sit behind a desk and stare at a computer all…

Low Carb Crockpot Beef and Daikon Radish

This kitchen experiment was prompted by a recipe my wife made with short ribs and daikon radish. You often find this mild radish in Japanese cuisine, julienned into fine threads and served raw with sushi. I had never considered cooking radishes, but I thought I I was eating potatoes when I tried my wife’s dish.…