Miso Ginger Pork, Slow Cooker

Miso Ginger Pork, Slow Cooker

When it’s cold, rainy and dark it’s a perfect day for something easy in the slow cooker. That way I don’t have to move from in front of the fire until dinner is almost ready to eat. In this case I had to cook the noodles and pop the acorn squash into the oven. We’re … Continue reading…

Lamb and Pimiento Stew, Slow Cooker; vaccination #1

Slow Cooker Lamb Pimiento Stew

My mother used two things for ‘color’. One was paprika and the other was pimiento. She was of the opinion that neither had much flavor but both added a bit of color to otherwise monochrome dishes. She was likely right about hers, both being around too long to retain any semblance of flavors. She was … Continue reading…

Pork Chops with Cabbage, Slow Cooker; rats, II

Slow Cooker Thai Pork

Thai inspired Pork Chops with Cabbage done in the slow cooker is a lazy cooks stir-fry. I love the flavors and I love dumping it all in the slow cooker and ignoring it for hours. Plus I had peanut butter left from the Christmas baking. Our house, or rather, someone who shall remain nameless, tends … Continue reading…

Miso Pork, Slow Cooker; learning stream

Slow Cooker Pork

I like miso. I like the flavors it adds to foods. It’s less salty than soy sauce but can add a similar umami to foods. I decided to find out if it’s healthy, just okay, or not healthy. I discovered that according to BBC Good Food it’s good: “Miso is rich in essential minerals and a good source … Continue reading…

Veal with Mushrooms, Slow Cooker; our house

Slow Cooker Veal

One of the things I miss during this pandemic year is not having a regular supply of mushrooms. I only do the shopping every 2 weeks, which means I only get to buy things like mushrooms and avocados every 2 weeks. Most of the other fruits and vegetables will last long enough but I can’t … Continue reading…

Pork with Lemon & Mustard, Slow Cooker; seedlings

Pork and Lemon, Slow Cooker

I found one more slow cooker recipe when I was organizing my work today. As it’s a rainy day it seemed a good time to post it, My seedlings and I are getting rather tired of the rain. We all would like a little sunshine. I managed to order charcoal online but mon mari prefers … Continue reading…

Pork with Balsamic Sauce, Slow Cooker; the lockdown continues

Pork Chops, Balsamic Sauce

Ah, spring ! The daffodils are done, the tulips are just starting, the lilacs have new leaves and flower buds…. It’s time to sort out the vinegar. I bought decorative bottles from the Willimas Sonoma catalog back before their stores were everywhere, Are their stores still everywhere? I digress…. I have 6 of the bottles … Continue reading…