I didn't celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Let me rephrase that. I never celebrate St. Patrick's Day. It's a made up holiday that's sole purpose is for you to drink as much as possible. I don't need a holiday for that, one, and I don't usually partake in frivolous holidays. Sure, most years I'll make corned… Continue reading Reuben Slaw
Use frozen meatballs to make this dinner in a breeze. Slowcooked to delicious goodness and topped with Parmesan, this Swedish meatball soup is a good one for cold winter nights.
Chuck roast was made for the slowcooker. It's probably one of the things I make most in my crockpot. I've done it Mississippi-style, regular pot roast-style, and loaded with mushrooms. Chuck roast is my go-to when it comes to pot roast or slow-cooked beef. I wanted to make some barbacoa-style meat for lettuce wraps this… Continue reading Mexican Shredded Beef Wraps
A slow-cooker pot roast that is perfect for the mushroom fans in your family.
The quest for the best chili continues in my household. I've made chili only a handful of times in my life, each time something different. The last time I posted a chili recipe (a few years ago!) I made it with lentils and chicken. A time before, with pumpkin and turkey. I've made regular chilis… Continue reading Brisket Chili
If there's one thing I haven't gotten the knack of in my 5+ years (!!!) of blogging, it's staging food to look as good as it possibly can. Sometimes, I get it right. Like the pictures I took of that steak salad with chimichurri dressing? Gorgeous. Other times, it's seemingly impossible. Do you know how… Continue reading Meatball Parmesan
There was a big Hatch green chile event going on at Crest yesterday. There were at least three huge grills outside and crews were busy roasting the green chiles over an open flame. I got suckered into a big display in the produce section: I got almost two pounds of fresh roasted green chiles for… Continue reading Steak Salad with Green Chile Chimichurri Dressing