We all know I love my slow cookers. I’ve even tried my hand at barbecued chicken in one. It was a nice treat to have in the middle of winter. I haven’t experimented a lot with barbecue recipes, mainly because, other than chicken, we don’t eat a lot of what would be traditional barbecue meats – like ribs and pulled … Continue reading.....
Apparently we humans are not getting enough sleep.
I’m getting a lot of requests to do posts on getting adequate sleep (most of which I turn down – this is not a sleep blog) and I am seeing a lot of articles coming across my Facebook feed or in my inbox on the importance of sleep.
Wisconsin people drink beer. Or, at least, that’s what I was always told.
My parents had a tradition. On Sunday mornings we went to church. When we came home my mother started preparing Sunday dinner, normally the biggest and best meal of the week. Often there were aunts and uncles and cousins joining us.
I used to love watching Alton Brown’s ‘Good Eats’ when I happened to be in the U.S. It was sometimes corny, usually fun and almost always educational.
One thing I learned, which I have tried on occasion, is slow roasting….. really slow. One sets the oven temperature to the temperature you want the finished food to be, and then ignore … Continue reading.....