It’s no secret that I love comfort food. A few weeks ago I made another batch of cassoulet. Even though I make a “quick” version of cassoulet, I was feeling extra lazy the last time I made it. I skipped starting with bacon lardons and just used some duck fat I had in my fridge.… Continue reading Cassoulet Soup
We started “Slow Cooker October” with a giant cut of beef (pot roast) and we are going to finish it off with a giant cut of pork. I LOVE this recipe! I originally made this mustard and sage pork shoulder when it first appeared in Bon Appétit magazine about 4½ years ago. You slather a… Continue reading Slow Cooker Pork Shoulder with Mustard and Sage
I recently met Sarah Schumacher through a mutual friend. She is the mother of two beautiful boys and works full time. On top of her “day job” she has this awesome blog, Sarah Out and About. It is FULL of great information: travel, style, entertaining, food and drink, and more. It is helpful for everyone… Continue reading Slow Cooker Pot Roast: A New Theme Month Has Begun!
Risotto is one of my nemesis foods. I have made it and it was fine but it was never as good as risottos (or is it risotti?) I have had out. I don’t know why. Maybe if I tried again it would be fine but… it’s annoying. I don’t want to stand over a pot… Continue reading Easy Oven-Baked Risotto
Cassoulet is a warm and comforting French dish that is packed with protein; a variety of meats served on top of a delicious concoction of white beans. The first time I ever had it was at my favorite restaurant in St. Louis, Brasserie. I don’t know what made me order it because I’m not a… Continue reading Cassoulet: Comfort Food Nirvana