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. When I went to stir it after about 5 hours, it was dry. Not burning … 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 Phil on Netflix.
Not really…. I’ve caught 15 minutes here, 5 minutes there, between naps. … 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 purpose for the cabbage.
But my 3 weeks of buying other vegetables ended today….
There … 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 case, there is enough left over for lunch for mon mari.
This is my second … 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, boneless chicken breasts.
Or at least one couldn’t buy then where I lived.
At … 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 4 hours, but if you just give it a stir 30 minutes before serving it … 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 or even seen a lamb shank, but I wanted them.
Now there are two kinds … 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 just wanted the Food Police to know that I know that I’m not right.
But … Continue reading.....