Monthly Archives: April 2018

Beef Pot Roast with Red Wine Gravy

If you’re not familiar with Romertopf®, it is a type of earthenware. The Römertopf® is made using some types of clay. The clay is porous and left unglazed, allowing the Romertopf® to breathe during the cooking process. Food cooked in … Continue reading

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Herb Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

We debated going out for Sunday dinner versus staying home. If we stayed home, it meant devoting much of the afternoon to meal preparation. Neither choice seemed satisfactory. Fortunately, we found this recipe that allowed us a home-cooked meal with … Continue reading

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Turmeric-Spiced Fish with Wilted Herbs and Peanuts

We had a built-in bias against pan-fried fish. Splatter on the stovetop, fishy smell in the kitchen all night, the bone you discovered only after you bit down on it. Too much trouble, so we would move on to another … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Garlic, and Shallots

Brussels sprouts are truly popular in Belgium, and they may actually have developed there. Regardless, they are a tasty member of the cabbage/broccoli/kale/kohlrabi family. However, if improperly cooked, the results are not good. We like roasted Brussel sprouts, but the … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped potatoes are great, but the usual preparation requires the better part of an hour in the oven. That’s OK if you don’t have any other dishes requiring other temperature settings in competition for time in the oven. Reheating is … Continue reading

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