Tag Archives: chilies

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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Spicy Moroccan Carrot Salad

We always look for alternatives to lettuce + dressing vegetable side dishes. Chef Yotam Ottolenghi‘s book Plenty (2010) is chock-full of such alternatives. This recipe contains a delicious combination of spices and is simple to prepare. We hope you like … Continue reading

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Chicken Cafreal

We love cilantro, and we know this is an acquired taste. So if you don’t like cilantro, we suggest you move on to another recipe. But if you are a cilantro devotee, you are in for a real treat. This … Continue reading

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Ultimate Chicken Curry

This recipe came to us by a circuitous route. We saw it in the December 5, 2015, edition of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. The newspaper’s food editor, Jess Fleming, published her version of this recipe, claiming that it the … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Fresh Black Bean Salsa

This side dish went very nicely with the slow-cooked pork stew in the previous post. Jeff, in this case, is Jeff Corwin from Food Network. We liked the method used to soften the bite of the onion in this recipe. Jeff … Continue reading

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Crab Chili

A friend of ours is having a chili competition, and she wants to try something out of the ordinary. This friend in turn heard about a chili that contained crab meat in place of beef. We wanted to help out, … Continue reading

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Pineapple-and-Apricot-Glazed, Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts

This entry marks the beginning of this year’s grilling season for us. We started with this recipe from Adam Perry Lang in his book, Serious Barbecue, page 252. Lang holds that the chef should try to add flavor at each … Continue reading

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