Sorghum & Pumpkin Beef Stew

I will admit this week I chose this recipe because I wanted to do some beef stew and try some more things with my Instant Pot. I managed a solid second try with making almond milk yogurt. Still working on perfecting this. Using whole milk was easy to make yogurt with. Non-dairy milk, not so [...]

Caramelized Pasilla Brisket

It has finally slowed down a bit at work. Now only working one emergency instead of two. Just released guidance here in Michigan regarding Halloween. CDC just did as well. It definitely won't be the same this year. I recommend not putting anyone at risk this year and staying home. However, tell that to a [...]

Black Pepper Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry

I just celebrated by 44th birthday and it made me think about how some people think getting old is something we just do. I am older, but not old. Some parts of aging, like grey hair, perimenopause, and some limitations to my workouts were expected. Do we really have to "get old". For every passing [...]

Beef, Brown Rice and Mushroom Soup

Looking through my pile of recipes, this one caught my attention.  What's not to love about a soup with beef, brown rice and mushrooms?  The original recipe from Very Well uses some high sodium ingredients like canned mushrooms and reduced sodium beef broth.  Yep, reduced sodium beef broth is still too much sodium for a [...]

A Thanksgiving inspired beef stew

I was looking up a recipe to adjust for you this week, but found that I ended up developing my own instead.  I had some leftovers to use.  No, not turkey but the other half of a beef roast from another recipe.  The recipe also called for canned cranberry sauce, which is terrible.  If I [...]