30+ real food and natural living eBooks for $29 (Including Well-Fed)!

following my nose… – When I received an email asking if we’d be interested in participating in this promotion, I almost made a (very poor) snap decision that it probably wasn’t something that would appeal to the majority of people who visit Chowstalker, Dessertstalker or this blog.  But that was before I knew all of the details!  Like, the… Read more

Spreading Oaks Farms Has Happy Cows!

following my nose… – Remember that sinking feeling that came after watching Food, Inc. or reading The Omnivore’s Dilemma  or whatever it was that first crushed your vision of what American farms look like?  For me, it felt similar to the disappointment of learning that there’s no Santa Claus….what??? I may never fully recover from the Big Fat Santa Claus lie (yeah, I’m talkin’… Read more

Hey chowstalker, where’s the new recipes???

following my nose… – As some of you know, we have been working on a new version of Chowstalker and Dessertstalker, but the process has been rather slow lately.   With our traffic almost tripling since last December and well over 6000 recipes, it seems we have outgrown our current hosting service and EVERYTHING including the review and publishing of submissions to… Read more

Braised Beef Cheeks – Paleo Style

following my nose… – This is my second attempt at cooking beef cheeks and even though the recipe still needs a bit of tweaking I think it’s close enough to deserve a post, especially considering that beef cheeks are not readily available.  And if everyone discovers how delicious they are I might not get another chance to try them!… Read more

Book Review: Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo

following my nose… – It was a true honor to have recently received an advanced copy of Diane Sanfilippo’s new book, “Practical Paleo“.  And the minute that I held it in my hands, I knew that doing a review was going to take some time due to the 400+ pages of information, charts, graphics, recipes, stunning photos and illustrations…. Read more