This will be the last of the winter slow cooker recipes.
I’m ready to put away the slow cookers and have mon mari get out the barbecue grills.
It’s his turn to cook.
I had a strange thing happen with this recipe…. It cooked dry. … Continue reading.....
I am being punished for all the many times I have bragged about my colds only lasting three days.
This is Day 6 and there is no hope in sight.
I do not take chastisement well.
I have, however, watched every episode of Somebody Feed … Continue reading.....
I just can’t seem to avoid orange vegetables….
After five months of winter squashes I ended up putting carrots in with the slow cooker chicken.
In my defense I have no idea how broccoli or cauliflower work in the slow cooker and I had another … Continue reading.....
When I ordered lamb shanks from our new butcher I had no idea how big they would be, never having seen one in real life….
I ordered four.
Now I know better.
Two lamb shanks are plenty for a dinner for two, and, in our … Continue reading.....
Our chickens appear to be getting bigger.
Back in the beginning of time, when I first started being creative in the kitchen, I used to skin and bone chicken breasts.
Yes, boys and girls, there was a time when one could not buy pre-packaged, skinless, … Continue reading.....
We had this over pasta.
Had I been ambitious, I would have shredded the pork and added it to the sauce.
Mon mari added sambal oelek to his.
I didn’t do that either…..
Apparently I’m easy to please.
I stirred this after about … Continue reading.....
After I got my first slow cooker I started googling recipes (of course).
I saw lots of recipes for delectable-looking lamb shanks.
On the cooking channel Jamie Oliver was making ‘tender, fall apart lamb shanks’.
I wanted lamb shanks….. Not that I had ever eaten … Continue reading.....
Calling these lamb steaks is really not correct. They are slices from the bigger end of a leg of lamb, with the small leg bone in.
The French call them ‘leg cutlets’ or ‘leg slices’, neither term being one I really want to use.
I … Continue reading.....
I don’t really like fruit with meat.
I’ll pass on Duck a L’Orange.
I don’t eat chutney with lamb, grilled peaches with pork chops and you will never find raisins in my beef stew.
There are two exceptions: I love lemon with just about anything, … Continue reading.....
We still have a lot of butternut squash, spaghetti squash and pumpkin to eat.
Sometimes, however, we like to take a break.
This was a partial break.
I wanted different flavors with this chicken, so I added a rib of celery and a carrot for … Continue reading.....