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Beef Tongue

Recently, I tried something I never thought I would... I cooked and ate cow tongue! To my surprise, it was actually good! Like, I-had-seconds-good! Here's what I did: Asked the butcher to save the tongue from our cow.  Left the tongue in the deep freezer for months while working up courage.  Took a deep breath, and thawed it out. The real recipe: Wash tongue.  Cover tongue with water, add 1 teaspoon of salt for each quart of water and slow cook for 8 hours.  For additional flavor add 1 onion sliced, 1 clove garlic, peppercorns and a bay leaf. Remove skin and roots from tongue.  Shred tongue meat. Heat 2 tablespoons of butter in a cast iron skillet; cook and...

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To Die For Blueberry Muffins

I couldn't get these blueberry muffins outta my mind after enjoying one at a baby shower.  So, I contacted the host for the recipe.  It contains a little more sugar than I'd like, but the raw milk balances it out! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 3/4 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/3 cup melted coconut oil 1 egg 1/3 cup raw milk, more if needed 1 cup blueberries 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup butter, cubed 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon Directions: Step 1:  Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.  Grease muffin cups or line with muffin liners Step 2: Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, 3/4 cup sugar, salt and baking...

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