Search Results for: Crock Pot

Slow-Cooked Alsatian Charcuterie and Kraut

Mariam Maksutova looks as if she’d be more at home modeling Prada at New York Fashion Week, than butchering a pig in the meat locker at Sparrow Meats in Kerrytown. But make no mistake, this Latvian-born woman knows how to wield a meat saw, and spends her days refining these skills in the art of charcuterie; the craftmanship … Full recipe post »

Yucatan Pulled Pork Tacos with Pickled Red Onions (Cochinita Pibil)

Labor Day’s on Monday — that beloved government-sanctioned holiday acknowledging the contribution us worker bees have made to the American economy by giving us the day off. It also signals the end of summer, is greeted with celebration, and so it follows, celebratory food. In the relaxed spirit of the holiday, I reserve my energy … Full recipe post »

Slow-Cooked Pork, Black Beans and Rice (al estilo de Cuba)

If planet Earth had one dish that each of her cultures could embrace as their own, that dish would very likely be built upon a foundation of beans and rice. A classic combination, beans and rice are a staple not only because they’re inexpensive and nutritious, if you doctor them up, they are really, really … Full recipe post »

Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore with Al Dente Pappardelle

Here’s an “I’ll taste even better tomorrow” recipe that will set your teeth on edge today. And if you pair it with Al Dente’s latest creation, their toothsome Garlic Herb wide noodle pasta, I’m guaranteeing you’ll leave the table one happy camper. A warning: Just because it’s a slow cooker recipe doesn’t mean it will only take … Full recipe post »

Beef Stewed in Wine with Bacon and Aromatics

I agonized over the title of this recipe. The end result is a Beef Stew, but that sounds so pedestrian. And it’s so delicious — shouldn’t I give it a fancier name than that? After all, the ingredients were adapted from the venerable Julia Child’s Boeuf Bourguignon recipe that begins on page 271 of her 1968 … Full recipe post »

Greek Lemon Chicken with Potatoes and Dill

Crock-Pot (slow cooker) recipes must be the most abused recipe category on the web. Therefore, one of my goals this winter is to sift through the muck and pluck out the tastiest recipes for this time-saving kitchen appliance I can locate. Problem is, some of the best looking recipes are fairly complex. The idea when … Full recipe post »

Crock Pot Barbecue Sliders

There’s more than one way to score points when hosting a casual gathering of friends, or in this case, hungry soccer team parents. Likewise, there is more than one way to make delicious barbecue sandwiches, even if time is NOT on your side. I am fairly confident my hard-wood, slow-fire, barbecue-purist brother is not reading … Full recipe post »