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Italian Garlic Ground Beef and Cumin Carrots

UPC’s Italian Garlic Ground Beef and Cumin Carrots I first had Cumin Carrots when I took me Eating Out In DC trip last spring. I still vividly remember the trip, despite that it was 10 months ago. The food there is expensive (who’s surprised? because I’m not), but if you can manage to […]

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What’s for dinner? Spaghetti Squash and Meat Sauce 5

UPC’s Spaghetti Squash and Meat Sauce It’s meat-sauce season! Being Italian, my blood runs red with Meat Sauce – it’s as important to me and my cold-weather sanity as running and swimming are to my warm-weather sanity! I honestly can’t imagine (or don’t want to – there’s no meaningful difference […]


What’s For Dinner? Orange Beef and Ripe Plantains 7

UPC’s Orange Beef It’s time for me to change my workouts. I’ve been doing low-rep, high weight workouts at the gym when I’ve been able to go, and I am LOVING the results I’ve been getting. My body looks excellent! I am getting muscle definition that is exactly what I’m […]

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What’s For Dinner? Beef Picadillo, Sweet Potato, Roasted Yellow Squash

UPC’s Beef Picadillo This week has been an “Off Week” in my workout schedule. I guess I shouldn’t quite call it a “schedule,” since I don’t actually schedule any of my workouts. More appropriately, I should say that my body has called for a low-week this week, and I’ve obliged. […]


What’s For Dinner? Slow-Cooked Beef Picadillo

UPC’s version of Beef Picadillo: Slow-Cooked with Olives and Raisins! Every once in a while, while my wife and I are playing the “what do you want for dinner?” game, we agree immediately on what we want. That happened last night. I asked, as I so often do, “What do […]

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What’s For Dinner? Slow-Cooked Ground Beef with Caramelized Onions and Apples on a Bed of Arugula, with Avocado

I just read Mark’s Daily Apple’s daily post from yesterday on my commute in this morning. It is an amazing article on pork production quality, and how to find your way through the haze of marketing claims made by the various pork producers. I will shortly be updating my Bacon […]