Monthly archives: November, 2015

Slow Cooker Milk Braised Pork Shoulder

Slow Cooker Milk Braised Pork Shoulder

I’ve read a lot about braising different cuts of meat in milk.  Supposedly it originated in Italy and it makes the meat very tender and the milk creates a delicious sauce.  So naturally I wanted to try it, although I didn’t really have the time to babysit it in the oven.  So I decided to


Marinated Tofu Stir Fry

I had a random hunk of tofu in my refrigerator.  I know I bought it for a certain recipe I wanted to make, but I forgot what it was. I’m crazy like that.  I buy things and then I forget what I bought them for.  It makes for a very random menu sometimes.  Anyways, there


Jambalaya Pasta

I was craving jambalaya the other day.   Jambalaya and carbs.  Well, technically jambalaya is full of carbs if you count the rice.  I’ve made it the traditional way but the other day I also was craving carbs in the form of pasta.  So I decided to make a jambalaya with orzo pasta.  I guess


Caprese Chicken Pasta Bake

I love caprese salad.  It somehow makes my love of cheese seem healthy.  I mean there’s tomatoes and basil and balsamic vinegar. That’s healthy right?  What’s not to love?  It has fruit in it.  Yes I said fruit.  Tomatoes are technically fruit.  One of my favorite jokes…what is the difference between knowledge and wisdom?  Knowledge


Crockpot Guinness Beef Stew

It’s fall.  That time of year when the leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and all you want to do is lounge around in sweat pants and eat comfort food.  Of course it’s easier if you have a crock pot.  My crockpot has been with me for almost 12 years (and numerous moves) and