Did you know that October is National Pork Month? Slow cookers are the perfect piece of kitchen equipment for carnitas, a Mexican preparation of pulled pork. We love pulled pork recipes because they are versatile and budget-friendly. This recipe was inspired by the carnitas served at Chipotle Grills across the country – succulent pork that is […]
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Fall has arrived. People are breaking out fleece jackets and trading in iced coffee for hot beverages to warm the body and soul. It is apple picking season and today is National Mulled Cider Day. We love using the slow cooker to make mulled cider, not only does it make the whole house smell divine, it is a […]
The calendar has turned to August. Boo hoo! And while this means that winter will eventually arrive, it also means that summer gardens are bursting at the seams. Mark and I are growing potatoes this year at a community garden plot at SMCC. A few potatoes were popping up through the soil so I scooped […]
According to my 9 year-old taste tester, “Sometimes, you just need a cookie.”
Almost everyone is familiar with corned beef brisket and Texas BBQ brisket, we love to slow cook brisket with classic Asian seasonings to create tender, flavorful slices of beef perfect for rice bowls and noodle bowls.
Are you missing cookies? Do you need something to bring to the family cookout for the 4th? These lemony gingery delights would be perfect and I suspect you will get several requests for the recipe.
If you have tired of hamburgers but still want to use your grill, try grilling some seafood. In this recipe, we have paired fresh tuna with a summery watermelon and feta salad.
Inspired by the upcoming National Garlic Day (April 19th), we decided that this French classic was in order. Do not be afraid of the amount of garlic in this recipe, when garlic slow cooks it loses its bite and becomes the aromatic, flavorful star of the show.
One of the things I love about traditional boiled dinner is the leftovers. Homemade Corned Beef Hash is one of my all-time favorite treats. I often serve it for dinner with poached eggs because it is so filling.
This classic vegetarian chili is accented with smoky, sweet, roasted red peppers and topped with a vibrant avocado salsa. Cook this on a workday—it’ll be just fine if you’re late getting home.