Thai Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup

Thai Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup

An exotic spin on old-fashioned chicken soup that brings the same nourishing, curative comfort we crave from it. With the addition of coconut milk, edamame, rice noodles, carrot, ginger, lemongrass and cilantro – the homey, comforting flavors of chicken soup are kicked up a notch. Or two. The coconut laden broth is the best part… 

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Swiss Steaks

Swiss Steaks

Swiss steaks are tough cuts of beef slowly braised in tomatoes until they are fork tender and melt in your mouth. Round steaks are traditionally used or cube steaks; a round steak run through a tenderizing machine (“swissed”) by the butcher. Here I used round steaks that I tenderized myself by piercing deeply all over… 

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Crockpot Barbecue Pulled Pork Recipe

Crockpot Pulled Pork

I’m here today with an important public service announcement: you should buy a crock pot! If you already own one than dust it off and put it to work! Why am I suddenly ‘tooting’ the horn of crock pots everywhere? Because I’m convinced the crock pot is a miracle worker. Once a non-believer, I had… 

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Spicy Shredded Flank Steak Puffy Tacos with Crema

Flank steak is dry rubbed, seared and then slow-cooked all day long in a crock-pot with taco spices, beef broth, lime and tomato paste until it’s fall-apart tender. I cooked this for my Mexican Inspired Dinner Party – the day before – so that all I would need to do was heat it up before… 

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Slow Cooker Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Crockpot Barbecue Pulled Chicken

White meat chicken is slowly simmered in a homemade brown sugar barbecue sauce with sliced onions then sandwiched on a soft bun with sharp cheddar cheese. It’s ridiculously easy to prepare using the convenience of a crockpot and works magic on the chicken, causing it to fall apart to the touch. It has an incredible… 

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