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Old 05-14-2008, 07:54 PM   #11
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what about just a counter top electric skillet? i use mine almost every day.
foreman's are fast and easy to clean. that said you can get an elec skillet for about zero dollars at goodwill.
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Old 05-15-2008, 04:46 AM   #12
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Old 05-15-2008, 04:50 AM   #13
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Microwave eggs?
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Old 05-15-2008, 05:37 AM   #14
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Correct me if I'm wrong but ii'm pretty sure paleo-lithic times did not include stoves and or microwaves.
True they didn't have stoves or microwaves but you can bake or roast food in the embers of an open fire, steam food in a pit below a fire, roast nuts in woven baskets using heated rocks, boil food in wooden bowls or animal skins again using heated rocks, steam food by cooking it wrapped it in leaves etc.
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Old 05-15-2008, 02:01 PM   #15
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Cooking is unnecessary.

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Old 05-15-2008, 02:43 PM   #16
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Microwave eggs?
Done it. Gross. Truly ruining a potentially great food.
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Old 05-15-2008, 03:04 PM   #17
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Gant...that's awesome, but a little to hardcore for me.

Any suggestions for meat now that I officially know all I can use is a microwave?!
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Old 05-15-2008, 03:28 PM   #18
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Depends on the meat you get. I get good grass-fed lamb leg steaks, all I do to it is EVOO and herbs/spices...

Or there is always liver tabs...25 days of 20 tabs (56g of protein!) for ~$35US...
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Old 05-15-2008, 07:34 PM   #19
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Cooking is unnecessary.

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Old 05-16-2008, 06:43 AM   #20
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Cooking is unnecessary.
The bioavailability of many nutrients is increased by cooking which means less food needs to be eaten; an important consideration for people eating a paleolithic diet containing a lot of fibrous plant foods.
For this reason if I was in the OP's position I'd buy a steamer rather than a George Foreman grill as it would allow me to cook my meat or fish wrapped in foil with some herbs and olive oil while my veggies steamed.
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