Tunisian Lamb Stew

Gluten-Free, Kosher, this is a crock pot recipe

  • 1.5 pounds of cubed lamb (Grow and Behold)
  • 2 Tablespoons harissa
  • 1 teaspoon ground Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground Coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground Ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground Cinnamon
  • 1 medium Butternut Squash (about 1.5 pounds), peeled, seeded and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 medium Green Pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium Yellow Onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 3 cups beef stock or beef bone stock
  • 1 can (14.5) ounces fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup unsulfured golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup toasted pine nuts
  • Lemon wedges

Cube the lamb pieces into like 1/2 inch cubes, in a separate bowl chop the onions and garlic. Have the spice mix ready to stir into the lamb.

In a large skillet, over medium heat, cook the lamb, turning occasionally for 5 minutes. Add Harissa, cumin, coriander, ginger, turmeric, cayenne, and cinnamon and stir until combined.

Transfer the meat to a 3.5 to 4 quart slow cooker. add a little oil to the skillet and brown the onions for a few minutes. add to the slow cooker. Stir in the squash, bell pepper, and pour broth over it.

Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or on high for 3 1/2 to 4 hours. Turn the slow cooker to high if on low, add raisin and diced tomato. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.

Serve, topped with parsley and pine nuts and accompanied by lemon wedges.

Modified from the WHOLE30 Slow cooker cookbook, by Melissa Hartwig.

Slow cooked braised whole chicken

This recipe is Kosher and Gluten-free

Preheat oven to 275 degrees

Ingredients

  • 1-2 whole chickens (preferably heritage, perferably from Grow and Behold)
  • 1-2 Onions or Lemons
  • ground ginger
  • 1 quart of chicken broth (see chicken broth recipe)
  • 2 generous Tablespoons of corn starch (potato starch if passover)
  • optional: a potato or two cut into small chunks

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The missing Sony Alpha A7R III iPhone geotagging instructions

March 5th, 2018

Setting up Geotagging between a Sony Alpha A7R III and an iPhone should not be the arduous task that Sony has created.  The Sony Playmemories (Version 6.2) app is among the worst, least intuitive iPhone applications I have ever used.

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Gluten-Free Kosher Brownies

This is my favorite brownie recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Brownie Mix (21 Oz package, Parve)
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Butter melted (Dairy) or 1/2 cup Earth Balance Vegan buttery sticks melted (Parve)
  • 6 Oz semi sweet chocolate chips (dairy) or 5 Oz Parve chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (optional)

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Kosher Gluten-Free Beef Stew slow cooked

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds of good beef (grow and behold chuck roast, or strip steak)
  • 2 Large Idaho potatoes
  • 2 Large carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 can of tomato paste
  • 2 Tablespoons of Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 Quart of beef stock
  • 1 teaspoon or Salt, Pepper, Rosemary, Thyme

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