When people begin to learn to cook, they often look for the secret ingredients that will turn them from Cheechakos to Sourdoughs in no time flat. I see this happen with CrossFit as well, people show up to the gym (dojo) and they want the black belt handed to them after their first lesson! I love the belt system that...
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I get a few emails/comments per week warning me about the danger of cooking with olive oil. I am going to make this article short and to the point, cooking with olive oil is only as bad as weightlifting is for kids. Here's a fun, 60 second video of me attempting to season a pan. I placed it on the heat,...
The Paleo Diet can be challenging. From sticking with it, to understanding it, to navigating the gauntlet of the purists and the haters. DefiningĀ it can be difficult as well. There are articles attempting to discredit the dietĀ and TED talks hoping to debunk it. Today, I'm going to share my take on Paleo and why I think the lifestyle extends...
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A well stocked pantry is an asset when preparing food in your home. It will prevent you from having to run to the grocery store every time you want to make a meal. I recommend having par levels of all of the items that you like to use and making sure that you always have them on hand. Whether your...

Equipping Your Kitchen

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This was the very first video I shot for the Paleo Nick project. I hadn't yet warmed up to the camera and I stumble through with ums and ahs, but I think the information is useful. As with cooking, stocking your kitchen is a continual evolution and it is interesting to see how I have changed since shooting this... I no...