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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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Mango-Chipotle Pulled Pork

Pulled pork and the slow cooker are culinary soul mates. We often use the slow cooker on Saturday or Sunday morning so we are free to do something other than stay in the kitchen for much of the afternoon. This … Continue reading

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California Turkey Chili

We didn’t partake of any Super Bowl festivities, and in retrospect, we’re glad we didn’t, because it didn’t turn out to be much of a game. Nonetheless, we wanted something to enjoy with the commercials, so we tried this recipe … Continue reading

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Salsa Romesco

When we saw this recipe, we saw a way to break out of our hummus/salsa rut. We also found out there is little difference between filberts and hazelnuts. (Yes, we know they are not exactly the same nut, but where … Continue reading

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Nyons Chicken

Baked olives are the key to this recipe. The author calls for Nyons olives, a French variety which we have not been able to find locally, but Kalamata olives make a great substitute. Here is a link that shows both … 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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