Black Bean and Corn Soup

During the summer CSA we got a TON of sweet corn. I  mean a ton - 12 ears per week. That is way too much for 2 people to safely eat. My routine was to roast all 12 ears in the oven the night we got them. I would save the number of ears I... Continue Reading →


Crock Pot Chicken Masala

Back in 2007 I spent a month in India for a "HIV/AIDS and public health challenges" volunteer experience. It was absolutely amazing. We were completely immersed in the culture, which scared the crap out of me at first. I flew alone - for the first time alone and the first time ever on a plane... Continue Reading →

Chili Verde

Chili Verde by a Year of Slow Cooking Ingredients 4 pound chuck roast 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 small onion, diced 1 (4 ounce) can diced chiles 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes 10 tomatillos, diced (peel off the outer wrapper, if they have one) 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons kosher... Continue Reading →


Slow Cooker Carnitas by a Year of Slow Cooking Ingredients 2 pounds pork shoulder 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (about 1 large orange) 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 1 large lime) 7 cloves garlic (whole intact) 1/2 tablespoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon cumin 1/2 cup beef broth corn tortillas sour cream, salsa,... Continue Reading →

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