I continue to cook pork in my slow cooker with no prep.
It continues to be fantastic.
Why would I change?
Mon mari (aka: the dishwasher) is pleased that I don’t use any extra skillets.
I’m pleased not to use any extra time.
The only … Continue reading.....
I’ve mentioned in the past that we get very good sauerkraut here.
It could have something to do with ‘Choucroute garnie’ being a rather famous Alsatian dish. For those not familiar with the dish it’s sauerkraut, sausages, ham, pork, and bacon piled high on a … Continue reading.....
I was initially skeptical of doing potatoes and winter squashes in the slow cooker.
I was concerned that either the meat would not be as tender as I wanted or the vegetables would be mush.
I now know…. size matters.
For this stew I cut … Continue reading.....
There are people who think one should not cook avocados.
There are people who think one should not put avocados in risotto.
I compromised with someone who thinks that way and added the avocado after the risotto was finished.
Strangely, it seemed to add liquid … Continue reading.....
As my longtime readers know I buy whole pork loins and cut my own ‘boneless chops’.
The pork loins that I buy are, in typical French fashion, perfect: long, round and tied securely.
Three fourths of the loin gives my equally perfect ‘chops’. The remaining … Continue reading.....
This is a re-post…. I, once again, had blog problems and had to restore from the back-up. Unfortunately, the back-cup didn’t include my last post.
I think I have it all working again.
At least it was a rainy day (sometimes, that can be a … Continue reading.....
This is why a bought the small slow cooker….
I wanted to be able to do pork chops without all the vegetables needed to get the larger, 3 1/2 quart slow cooker, to ‘appropriate’ levels.
The small slow cooker is just over 2 quarts – … Continue reading.....
The barbecue grill is tucked away for the winter and the slow cooker is back in the kitchen. I even found a place for it other than permanently on the kitchen counter.
Remember when I complained about not being able to order dinners delivered? The … Continue reading.....