Barley and Edamame Stuffed Peppers

It’s pepper season! There are brightly colored bell peppers all over the farmer’s markets and grocery stores lately. They’re all priced at a steal of a deal so I got a bunch this past weekend, and needed to come up with a plan to use them. I chopped a few for salads and stir fries. […]

Grilled Chicken Bowl Like Chipotle

One of my favorite meals to get while I’m out is a burrito bowl from Chipotle. Beans, rice, chicken, spicy salsa. All the trimmings. Those things are so good. Chipotle does a pretty good job at sourcing their food from places without preservatives and other ingredients that you don’t want, but they are still pretty […]

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 […]