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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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Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

We wanted a recipe for Cinco de Mayo, and this one truly made the grade. We tried this recipe from Chungah’s website Damn Delicious. You can find the recipe here. There are other excellent recipes to try there as well. … Continue reading

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Instant Pot “Rotisserie” Chicken

This recipe comes from recipe developer Marjorie, from Alabama via the website apinchofhealthy.com. Rotisserie chicken in a pressure cooker? Needless to say, we were both intrigued and skeptical. But we’re game to try almost anything with our new pressurized cooking … Continue reading

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Crispy Orange Beef

Take out isn’t always the best option. Here’s a flavorful, simple alternative to the little paper containers from your local Chinese take-out favorite. This gem comes from Allrecipes.com (by BEC). The recipe takes some preparation, but the results are well … Continue reading

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Turmeric Mashed Potatoes

There are few dishes that can bring such a row to the kitchen as mashed potatoes. Essentially there are the purists who want absolutely no other taste in their mashed potatoes but potato. They will also make a scene if … Continue reading

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Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Zest and Mustard

We lived in Germany for a while. During our time there we enjoyed Spargelzeit, literally “asparagus time.” Those in northwestern Europe enjoy white asparagus, which is cultivated by piling earth on top of asparagus plants as they germinate. The cover … Continue reading

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Slow-Roasted Salmon with Soy-Caramel Sauce, Carrot Puree and Crispy Leeks

It is not true that our oven aestivates. For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, aestivation is a term from biology, defined as “a state of animal dormancy, similar to hibernation, characterized by inactivity and a lowered metabolic rate, … Continue reading

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