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Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa

Always in search of a tasty slow cooker meal, this recipe got our attention. We are leery of recipes that put too much liquid into the slow cooker. So much liquid normally releases from the solid foods in the slow … Continue reading

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Shrimp Cocktail with Cilantro-Lime Cocktail Sauce

We wanted an appetizer for the long wait for the turkey. This recipe fit the bill. We thought the cocktail sauce was decidedly better than store-bought, and even better than most of the homemade variations we have prepared. The broth … Continue reading

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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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Beef and Guinness Stew

This recipe comes from recipetineats.com; the author is Nagi, from Sydney, Australia, but the flavor is dependent upon Irish beer. The chef for this stew clearly states there is no satisfactory substitute. Importantly, you will not taste any beer in … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Chipotle Beef Tacos with Cabbage and Radish Slaw

We made this recipe late last year, but forgot to put it on our blog at the time. Originally, we were attracted to the use of radishes in a slaw that was served with the tacos. At the time, we … Continue reading

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Spicy Root Beer and Bourbon Glazed Baby Back Ribs

We have added another rib recipe to the repertoire. This one falls into the category of “oldie, but goodie.” The source is Emeril Lagasse from 2005, and we think we tried this in the past, but never put the recipe … Continue reading

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Chicken Cutlets with Tarragon-Mushroom Sauce

This recipe is the entree which is featured with the two following recipes in the April 2013 Cooking Light magazine (although the website says February 2013). The link is here.

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Lentil Soup with Pork Sausages

Lentils are the centerpiece of this recipe. Lentils are an Old World food staple from prehistoric times. Many nutritionists consider lentils one of the top foods to add to your diet. Lentils are an excellent source of protein, folate, minerals … Continue reading

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Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup

This recipe might be called “Clean Out the Vegetable Bin” or “Chop ’til You Drop,” but Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup is the name Rachael Ray gave it on Food Network, so that’s the name for the blog, too. The link … Continue reading

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Barbecue Pork

For Sunday dinner, we often try to find a slow cooker recipe so we can get dinner started early in the day, then finish up quickly before supper is served. This frees up the rest of the day for other … Continue reading

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