Tag Archives: braised

Slow Cooker Chicken Poblano

Full disclosure: the slow cooker is not my favorite kitchen gadget. It’s convenient to have dinner ready the minute I’m home from work, for sure, but I find most recipes I try wind up tasting dull and muddled, no matter … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Full disclosure: I am no barbecue expert, friends. I don’t know my Carolina from my Memphis from my Kansas City, couldn’t really tell you the first thing about brisket or burnt ends. But I do know when something tastes fantastic, … Continue reading

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Artichoke & Prosciutto Antipasto

Growing up in Virginia, spring’s arrival was heralded by blooming dogwood trees, several appearances of my mother’s asparagus with hard-cooked egg and my favorite steamed artichokes, their leaves dipped in dishes of warm melted butter and scraped against bottom teeth. … Continue reading

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Braised Lamb Shanks

I know it’s not quite March yet, but I’ve found the perfect dinner for Saint Patrick’s Day. Check that off the list. After inheriting a slow cooker from a downsizing friend (thanks, Garvey!) I wanted to try a traditional braise, … Continue reading

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Moroccan Braised Chicken

I’m feeling a little wanderlusty lately. I’ll go to check my email and suddenly realize I’ve drifted over to a travel site and am now four pages deep into an article on Istanbul or Patagonia. (I can daydream with the … Continue reading

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