Roshi Beef & Mushroom Stew with Havarti

beef, Gumbo File Powder, low carb, meat, Nuts, Paleo

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When the weather gets cold, put these ingredients together in a slow cooker. Don’t add the gumbo file powder until the end of cooking. It thickens the stew and gives it a nice root beer-like flavor.

3 lbs. organic, grass-fed stew beef

1 lb. of a variety of fresh mushrooms. I used Black Trumpets, Chanterelles, Hedgehogs, and Yellow Foot Mushrooms here.

2 teaspoons ground black pepper

2 Tablespoons pastured butter

3 Tablespoons red curry paste

1/2 of a chopped red onion

3 garlic cloves

Real gumbo filet powder is ground sassafras leaves with nothing else mixed in.

Real gumbo filet powder is ground sassafras leaves with nothing else mixed in.

Place in a crock pots for 4 hours. Then add:

2 Tablespoons of gumbo filet powder, 1 cup arugula leaves, 1/2 cup watercress. Stir. Let sit for 15 minutes.

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It will begin to thicken. Serve in bowls and top with Havarti cheese and pine nuts.

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A Visit to Corea Kalbi Korean BBQ!

beef, chicken, grill, low carb

I was working in Newport Beach and was on lunch break. I wanted meat. Not sandwiches, not salads. Then I saw it. Corea Kalbi Korean BBQ. I have eaten Korean BBQ before, and I have never been disappointed. There were tables with grills in the center with successful businessmen crowded around the center with tongs pulling beef and chicken from their grills and onto their plates. Many little tiny plates of kimchi and hot pickles surrounded their larger plates. Large bowls of beef rib soup were being poked with chop sticks. The scent of spices and grilling swirled in the air. Visit your local Korean BBQ and enjoy an experience in meat. Tasty tender, beautiful meat.