Slow Cooker Bacon Onion Jam

Bacon Jam

Bacon jam. A more fitting name for this concoction would be relish. Sticky, sweet, smoky, fatty, chewy bacon relish. Boy bait. … [Read more...]

Slow Cooked Pork Ribs in Spicy Adobo Sauce

Pork Spareribs in Spicy Adobo Sauce

Tender pork ribs slow cooked in a spicy adobo sauce made of tomatoes, onion, garlic, chipotle pepper, smoked paprika and oregano. Every night when my Dad gets home from work he checks the stove to see if we're cooking meat for dinner. … [Read more...]

Crockpot Mediterranean Chicken Ragù with Orecchiette

Mediterranean Chicken Ragu with Orecchiette

Mediterranean chicken ragù with artichokes, capers, roasted red peppers, fennel, garlic, tomatoes and orrechiette pasta. Little ears.  With their hollowed out nooks they capture the slow-cooked melange of vegetables and seasoned chicken so tender it falls apart merely by touch. This sauce … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]