Spicy Thai Curry Chicken Wings

Spicy Thai Curry Chicken Wings

Yesterday was my birthday (!!!) and I’ve decided that all of you deserve a gift…in the form of these Thai Curry Chicken Wings! They’re awesome. So finger-licking good.

I knew I would be sharing the recipe for these wings the minute I bit into them. They’re just that delicious. Of course, I promised my partner that I would make them again in a few days just to retest the recipe (that’s our secret code for “this food is so damn good I just want to eat it again as soon as possible without looking obsessed”).

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Pork Tongue Tacos

Spicy Pork Tongue Tacos with Cilantro Avocado Creme

“Pork tongue” tacos may not sound all that appetizing to you. I get that. Kind of. Don’t be afraid, though. Shredded tongue is the BOMB. Trust me!

I made these tacos to fill a void in my life. You see, there’s this small taco and burrito shop called Romo’s in Fargo that my partner and I frequent. Now, having never been to Mexico or certain other southern states, I can’t really say I’ve ever had authentic Mexican…however, my partner claims that this taco shop has the best and most authentic Mexican meat in town. We actually prefer this place over Chipotle, which just opened in Fargo – it’s cheaper, we get more food, and it tastes phenomenal.

When we first went to Romo’s, I spotted beef tongue on the menu and knew I had to try it. I love being adventurous in regards to food. (If only I could apply that zeal to other parts of my life. Ah, well.)

So anyway, I tried the shredded beef tongue and absolutely fell in love. Salty, spicy, not dry at all…oh man, I still have dreams about this stuff. For a few weeks, we frequented Romo’s and I got the beef tongue every time.

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Chipotle Chorizo Burger | DoYouEvenPaleo.net

Chipotle Chorizo Burgers with Maple Balsamic Sauce

Okay, everyone, you asked for it and you’ll get it. But before we get to the Chipotle Chorizo Burgers, I’ve got something else I want to chat about.

I’ve been giddy over the number of people who have signed up for my newsletter, Paleo Bytes. If you don’t know the story, here’s the quick rundown:  I gave my readers the option of signing up for email subscriptions, but I wasn’t planning on sending one out. I told myself that if I gained a certain number of subscribers, I would commit to sending out a newsletter.

A few months later, I checked my numbers, and what do you know – my “goal” (that I wasn’t actively shooting for) was exceeded by 33%. Hot damn! Obviously I needed to think up a newsletter! See, I don’t want to just bombard your email every time I post a new recipe. I never read those emails; they just get deleted. So, for my newsletter I wanted to send out fresh content that won’t be posted here, on the blog. To me, there’s got to be an incentive for opening up that email and reading it.

Well, apparently people like that idea. I’ve only sent out one newsletter…but my second will have 68% more readers!

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Brussels Sprout and Kale Salad

Chopped Brussels Sprout & Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

I’ll get this out of the way immediately: I’m not a salad person.

When I do eat salad, I have a very high expectation for how awesome it is. The main ingredient can’t be lettuce. At that point, maybe it’s not a salad anymore, but there’s something about straight lettuce that is super unpalatable to me. So unpalatable that not even loads of dressing can save it. A salad has to have variety, bulk, and fun flavors playing with each other on my tongue (because that’s a wonderful thought).

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Eggroll in a Bowl

Eggroll in a Bowl – Guest Post on The Freckled Foodie

I’m so excited about this post you guys!

First off, I made this really awesome recipe, Eggroll in a Bowl. It’s all the goodness of an eggroll without dealing with the wrapper. Instead, it’s the delicious pork-and-veggie filling, seasoned to flavor perfection.

And secondly, the recipe is actually a guest post over at The Freckled Foodie.

Finally, I want to talk a bit about local and online communities!

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