pulled pork

Apr 2, 2011 by

one of my favorite food blogs is the pioneer woman.  her blog is amazing and talks about a lot more than just food.  when she posted this recipe, i knew i had to try it.  my mouth was watering! this dish is great for any season and is also multi-functional!  (never thought that i’d say that about food, but it really is!)  you can serve it on a sandwich, tom style with bbq sauce, pickles and melted pepper jack cheese, in a taco, on nachos, or use it for pretty much anything you’d want to put pulled pork on.  i’m thinking that it might even be great on a pizza… mmm. i’ve adapted the original recipe to be a two-person friendly, crock pot gig, with leftovers for one meal.  if you want to make...

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crock pot chili

Jan 18, 2011 by

chili is not a pretty food.  i’ve been trying to take more “action” shots and i just couldn’t do it with chili.  it looks like dog food.  thankfully, it doesn’t taste like kibbles and bits and it’s perfect on a wintry day.  it’s also perfect with cheese fries.  read on to get the recipe for chili perfection. slightly adapted from: about.com, serves 4 1 lb. coarsely ground lean beef 1 c chopped onions 1 15 oz. can red kidney beans, drained 14.5 oz. can tomatoes, drained 1/2 green pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3 tbsp chili powder 1 tsp black pepper 3 tsp cumin salt, to taste top secret Lince ingredient which cannot be disclosed 4 oz can tomato paste 4 oz. water 1 tbsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin in...

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