Spring Meatballs with Asparagus Pasta Salad

Oops, I did it again. I bought more asparagus. Hey, what can I say. I can’t resist a deal and once Summer is gone, so are the asparagus savings and I’ll be sad again. Maybe that’s exaggerating things a bit. I’m sure there will be a Fall veggie to takes its place at that point […]

Pork Char Siu Buns

The other day I mentioned that I had seen a recipe for Chinese pork barbecue so I decided to make my own in the slow cooker. Since I wanted the totally not made by someone Chinese  complete Chinese experience, I of course had to go all out and make Pork Char Siu Buns. I’d seen these […]

Slow Cooker Drunken Beef Stew

Have you ever had those slow cooked baked beans called borracho beans or drunken beans? They are spicy beans simmered for hours in stout beer. I don’t know exactly what the beer does to the beans, but it’s wonderful! Since we’ve got the alcohol theme and the slow cooker theme going with recipes lately, I […]

Bacon and Broccoli Bread Pudding

Do you ever have one of those recipes where you just really wow yourself? This is one of those for me. It’s not often that I shock myself like this either. It started out as a plain old attempt to clean out my fridge. I had stale sourdough bread, leftover bacon, and a couple broccoli […]

Curried Chick Peas in Tomato Sauce

Have you ever had one of those days where time got away from you and you just didn’t get it all done? Suddenly you realized it’s dinnertime and you 1) didn’t have anything planned, 2) had already used up your grilled chicken from the fridge, and worst of all 3) hadn’t had time to make […]