Nice, I guess… I don’t desire meat for a while now and it affects my reactions, I ate quite a nice amount today… I will bring some photos myself tomorrow. Not very great ones, I just want to show my mutton ribs (with ham slices) and ham.
Because… Ham. It’s a word but it means so very different things. Sometimes deli meat and I get it when it contains ham. But folks here call a popular chicken breast deli meat ham too. Dieter girls totally eat that and call it chicken breast ham…
When I was a kid, some of my relatives had ham. Whole, smoked ones. They were glorious. Ham is my fav, and chuck.
But I prefer my ham fatty and mine is like that, it’s about as fatty as the pork chuck I buy. It’s hard to say. But I guess I usually like my food with the similar fat content. There are some exceptions. I can’t eat a rabbit or chicken so very fatty, I dislike most food with huge amounts of added fat. And some nice fatty pieces are quite nice even if they have very little meat with them. White bacon isn’t my thing though. Some lard with salt as snack, that’s nice but only in small amounts. I prefer my food with 60-70% fat content so my days are just like this.
The mutton ribs are awesome, we needed 2 rounds in our mini oven. The first bunch was a tad chewy but very good so we used a lower temperature from the beginning (well, my SO did, he was the cook, I just helped). The ribs were seemingly very fatty and they lost very much fat. So I have plenty now. Not like my tallow, it’s nicer, mixed with spices and the smoked flavors of the thin ham slices, the ham contained the not so fatty parts as there was no lack of fat to begin with but we wanted to improve the flavor. We used salt, pepper and garlic powder too.
So much rendered fat It’s nice, I don’t like much garbage, we have little but the coconut oil doesn’t only come in strong boxes, usually but we order it from webshops (way cheaper) and they probably got complaints and they pack it into a lots of extra plastic… But since I eat fatty meat, I need very very little added fat and now it’s the fat in my meat. What I rendered from the mutton will last for so long Even my lard in box is better garbage wise, it’s a way thinner box and we don’t accept plastic bags.
I like mutton for various reasons.
So. Tomorrow will be my carnivore trial 3. I had to break the previous ones, there was a nice meaty dish at my relative. I never skip that and anyway, I was tired and could use a tiny break. In the end, it was very, very tiny as I was happy to finally get something not egg… This last week was very unlucky, plans went awry and I mostly had my eggs.
But now I have nice things. Next time I will buy more smoked pork though as my SO happily put it into the food and he’s right, they are great there but I will run out of them.
We have fish and dairy and as I think about it, not very much mutton but it will be enough for a while. So I plan a nice, proper carnivore week next week (my definition of proper). Not a too eggy one, I don’t really desire eggs now.
So I had my second, very abnormal trial, 5 days, 48 hour fast in it (I got a wee bit hungry in the end, it went away and came back, I welcomed a meal, too bad it was only a cold one with some deli meat and my eggs and dairy. but I comforted myself the next day). I had 28 eggs (ugh), 25 in the first 3 days. It takes some time to get used to the amounts I need to buy when I visit the city and this one week delay was very problematic, I run out of everything (but eggs). And my meat was frozen as one… It will be much better later. I never will forget this But one needs hardships sometimes, it’s fun. If it’s very, very, very rare. I like to try things, usually good ones but not too harmful other things too.
It went better this time despite my extremely lacking supplies, I was quite fine except my sleep (nothing to do with my eating or fasting at all). My weight is quite stable but my pants show I lost that unusual little gain lately, even after refeeding (I definitely ate more I did before). Good enough for now.