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Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-17-2012, 01:21 PM
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Views: 1,233
Posted By sidhartha
Thanks to everyone for your comments and input. ...

Thanks to everyone for your comments and input.

For the record, the 35 lb of fat rendered out a little more than 3 1/2 gallons of pretty, white lard.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-15-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By sidhartha
I'll use the cracklings to cook with or snack on,...

I'll use the cracklings to cook with or snack on, I've got two large casserole dishes of them in the oven now to 'crisp up' some, I hope. I'd say Dad would love crackin' cornbread. I've heard it...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-14-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By sidhartha
I'm taking this operation outside to the shelter,...

I'm taking this operation outside to the shelter, potential for a huge mess or fire concerns me a little.

If you were doing this, what would you be looking to discard?
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-13-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By sidhartha
Thanks for this info. It's hard for me to imagine...

Thanks for this info. It's hard for me to imagine it going through a coffee filter though.

I was hoping to rend it all in one batch, but now I'm questioning if my Hamilton Beach roaster oven is...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-13-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By sidhartha
I've a lot to learn about using it to it's full...

I've a lot to learn about using it to it's full potential, but this much I know, lard reigns when it come to frying. Culinary gold is what some chefs are calling it now. My Dad loves for me to make...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-13-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By sidhartha
You may be right Charski, I've done some...

You may be right Charski, I've done some searching and cannot find when they began hydrogenating lard, BUT, the process became common around 1903 with the advent of Crisco and a couple others.
...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-11-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By sidhartha
Egad, just came accross this had to share: ...

Egad, just came accross this had to share:

64-Year-Old Can of Lard Still Edible Today (http://www.delish.com/food/recalls-reviews/64-year-old-lard-edible)

"According to BBC News, the German man...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-11-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By sidhartha
Got it today, 35 lb for $5.00! (well, I also...

Got it today, 35 lb for $5.00! (well, I also bought a fresh cooked Boston Butt, 3 lb sausage, and 2 lb bacon)

He (the owner, Amish not Minnonite, whew, they don't like being called Minnonites)...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-11-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By sidhartha
Sure, maybe I'll post some pics too, WHEN I ever...

Sure, maybe I'll post some pics too, WHEN I ever make over there to get the fat.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-10-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By sidhartha
Thanks KC. Actually this is the route I'm think...

Thanks KC. Actually this is the route I'm think I'm going with all this (potential 4-5 gal) lard, CAN IT! All it requires is a 10-15 min water bath @ atmospheric pressure, and SHAZAAM! It should keep...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-10-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By sidhartha
Thank you Charski. The fella at the...

Thank you Charski. The fella at the slaughterhouse told me I might get 4-5 gallons of lard from it! You might be right. He said because they ground it so fine (the fat) there was little cracklins or...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-10-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By sidhartha
LARD-rendering your own

Need some help from those that know. A Minnonite (excellent reputation)slaughterhouse near me sells "40-50lb" (says he's never weighed them, I tend to believe him) tubs of finely ground pig fat for...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-12-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By sidhartha
Shrimp Pollock Ceviche, breakfast fit for a...

Shrimp Pollock Ceviche, breakfast fit for a king... :) well, at least I think so..

I like all ceviches, but I've decided Peruvian style is my favorite so far. The basic four Peruvian ingredients...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-12-2012, 10:20 AM
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Views: 2,587
Posted By sidhartha
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Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-27-2012, 09:08 AM
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Views: 2,587
Posted By sidhartha
Shrimp and Swai-excellent combo! I took one...

Shrimp and Swai-excellent combo!

I took one fillet of swai and a handful of raw shrimp from the freezer this morning, thawed them with warm tap water (about 10 minutes), chunked up the swai, and...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-26-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,133
Posted By sidhartha
Cool! Sounds good, I'm going to try it! Cabbage...

Cool! Sounds good, I'm going to try it! Cabbage and ground beef just seem to naturally go together.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-25-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By sidhartha
What is ceviche?...

What is ceviche? (http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4DKUS_enUS273US273&q=what+is+ceviche%3f)

Ah, the marvels of the modern day internet search engine.... :)

It's...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-25-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,568
Posted By sidhartha
One of these days I'm gonna get a roundtoit and...

One of these days I'm gonna get a roundtoit and try this.

Anyone ever try to 'Schnitzel' with pork rinds? You know, roll in pork rind crumbs first THEN dip in the egg.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-25-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By sidhartha
It takes less marinade that way. If you're 'hand...

It takes less marinade that way. If you're 'hand juicing' fresh citrus it won't take long for you to catch on to that.... :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-25-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By sidhartha
OK, I've made a couple more salads since the last...

OK, I've made a couple more salads since the last post, one with jumbo shrimp and another with tuna this morning. I'm focusing on 'quick and easy' ceviche; to do that I've pre-sliced/pre-diced the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-23-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By sidhartha
I made another batch last night using squid, it...

I made another batch last night using squid, it was good but chewy. So far whitefish (tilapia is excellent, IMO), tuna, scallops, and shrimp have been my favorites; the bay scallops...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-22-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By sidhartha
Ceviche can be lo carb, but I too LOVE the sweet...

Ceviche can be lo carb, but I too LOVE the sweet and spicy versions; I've added such things as mango, peaches, blueberries, and watermelon to it before (along with spicy chiles of course).

[edit]...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-22-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By sidhartha
Ceviche

Anyone besides me addicted to this stuff? Please, share your secrets! Warm temperatures and fresh produce coming into the stores has me in the ceviche mode. This is the [Peruvian] 'base' I began with...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-21-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
Gina, you HAVE helped IMMENSELY. I thank you very...

Gina, you HAVE helped IMMENSELY. I thank you very much.

I wasn't being facetious, just an attempt at some humor, that's all.

You may correct me anytime that you see I am wrong. Please.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-21-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
Oh, now, why'd you have to go and say that for?...

Oh, now, why'd you have to go and say that for? Just when we thought we had this all figgered out... :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-21-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
That's about the size of it. It sounds to me,...

That's about the size of it. It sounds to me, short of those very expensive lab techniques, we're dependent upon bona fide diabetics to confirm results with these sort of experiments.

Anyhoo, we...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-21-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
Zactly :)

Zactly :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-21-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
You'd think someone could become a millionaire...

You'd think someone could become a millionaire from it. :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-21-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
Hey, now you're obligated to keep us 'up to...

Hey, now you're obligated to keep us 'up to snuff' with your BS experiments, (hmmm, didn't sound exactly right), anyway you know what I mean. :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-21-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
So your bs went up when the other family members'...

So your bs went up when the other family members' bs did not rise?

[edit] you know, it stands to reason, what you're saying. I suppose the mention of 'glycemic factor' in some of the LC diets has...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-21-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
Whoa, bummer. Are you certain of this?

Whoa, bummer. Are you certain of this?
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-21-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
BINGO! I call it 'the lacto wang'. I'm...

BINGO!

I call it 'the lacto wang'. I'm realizing that there are some foods that ferment very nicely, while others not so much. I've had many failed endeavors striking out on my own, a blueberry...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-21-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
Actually, it didn't come from NT, it came from...

Actually, it didn't come from NT, it came from the link I provided.... :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-21-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
By no means would I call it a failure, knowlege...

By no means would I call it a failure, knowlege was gained from it, it just wasn't the knowledge we all wanted to hear, I suppose we're all 'bummed' a little with you. IMO, it's too soon to write...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-20-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
Found this here...

Found this here (http://www.mendosa.com/acidic_foods.htm) (scroll down to UPDATE):

"Yogurt, kefir, and buttermilk is another group of low-carbohydrate foods where the sugar is converted to lactic...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-20-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,592
Posted By sidhartha
I wish there was a way to determine the extent of...

I wish there was a way to determine the extent of the reduction of starches and carbs.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-20-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
It's the lactic acid that is produced from the...

It's the lactic acid that is produced from the lacto fermentation process caused by the lacti bacilli. :)

Same thing that makes sauerkraut sour.

It is also what preserves it. Lactic acid and...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-20-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
Please by all means share what you find out. ...

Please by all means share what you find out.

Check this out:

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/main-lowcarb-lobby/378115-what-do-whey-lacto-fermentation.html
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-20-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,364
Posted By sidhartha
I asked the question here: Does anyone know...

I asked the question here:

Does anyone know where/how to determine carb content of lacto-fermented foods?...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-19-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,709
Posted By sidhartha
What's that?

What's that?
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