Sous vide jar quiche

Custardy Sous Vide Crustless Jar Quiches

Whoa nelly, that is a mouthful.  It has been hot in the Seattle area.  Hotter than most of us are equipped to deal with. With many stretches of days in the 90s, the idea of…

\Brats with cabbage

Brats with Bacon Braised Cabbage

This is a goody.  Simple and satisfying as a small meal, or add a side of some sort and serve it as a “normal” meal. Makes 5 servings, takes 45 minutes Ingredients Pack of 5…

1/2 steer

Bought half a cow! Cost breakdown included

Last year we bought 1/4 cow and split it with another couple.  Neither of us had ever purchased a portion of an animal before in this manner, so it was quite a learning experience for…

smoked bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers

Smoked Jalapeno Poppers – AKA Atomic Buffalo Turds (ABTs)

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a recipe.  And in true Laurel fashion, I have totally forgotten about the specifics of this recipe.  But luckily, this recipe is more of “a little of this…

homemade garlic aioli

Garlic Aioli with an immersion blender

This is a quick, down and dirty rundown of my garlic aioli.  A more in-depth discussion of the various methods of assembly and ins-and-outs of the process can be found here.  This is how I…

Paleo Orange Chicken

Paleo Orange Chicken

I am entirely aware that eating paleo is first and foremost about eating healthful, real food.  But everyone has cravings, and sometimes the best you can do is to make an unhealthy meal as close…

ginger sage breakfast sausage

Ginger Sage Breakfast Sausage

Ok, so this stuff is delicious.  I have had a tenuous relationship with sausage casings in the past, but I have since made peace with not making stuffed sausages, and just being satisfied with making sausage patties  and…