Easy Lamb Curry

Easy lamb curry, reminiscent of lamb vindaloo. Lamb stew flavored with onion, garlic, ginger, mustard seeds, coriander and garam masala

This super easy lamb curry recipe is pretty close to the lamb vindaloo we get at our local Indian takeout (and Chris even thinks it’s better than that) but I hesitate to call it anything more than an easy lamb curry because I’m the first to admit my relative ignorance of Indian cuisine. The bits…

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Salsa Chicken

Salsa chicken recipe for shredded chicken tacos or burritos. Simple homemade salsa makes this extra delicious

Oh man, this week’s been a blur-and-a-half! I shared a little about what we’ve been up to lately earlier in the week (meals to make when you’re in a hurry sure saved my ass!) and next week is going to be even crazier. We start filming our pilot on Monday and will be working 12+…

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Slow Cooker Puerco Verde

Slow cooker puerco verde is a delicious, warm supper for a cold night. If you don’t have a slow cooker, or don’t have 10 hours to kill, I’ve included directions for stovetop puerco verde, as well. “Green pork” is basically a pork roast cooked down in salsa verde. Use my recipe for the salsa or buy…

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Curried Chicken Salad

curried chicken salad

Chicken salad, like egg salad and tuna salad, gets a bad rap (is it rap? Or rep, like “reputation”? Rep makes more sense but it sounds like everyone is saying rap. Is it like “rap sheet”? And where does that come from? Aaaaaanyways . . .)  Chicken salad is a thing that everyone’s grandma made…

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Instant Pot Turkey Chili

Instant pot (or stovetop) turkey chili with chipotle en adobo and beans

About a month ago, Chris and I decided to cut out beef from our diets for no other reason, really, than that our dog’s face reminds us of a Jersey cow and it seems sad to eat something that looks like Mr. Banjo. As a result, we’ve been eating more vegetarian meals and a whole…

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Our friend Tuany‘s mom, Rita, came to visit from Brazil and while she was here, we got to cook an old-fashioned feijoada together! Feijoada is a famous beans-and-meat dish of Portuguese origin. It’s similar to several old-world bean stews like French cassoulet and Spanish fabada. In Brazil, it’s usually made with black beans along with lots of…

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Beef Satay Meatballs

For when you want something a little sweet and a little spicy, but all you have is some boring ol’ ground beef, make these beef satay meatballs! I was slightly inspired by the satay-marinated beef tri-tip I saw Food Wishes post a month or so ago (listen to my podcast interview with Chef John here!)…

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Arroz con Pollo

arroz con pollo

Everybody in north America has had some kinda arroz con pollo at some point in life, I’m betting. Arroz con pollo; chicken with rice. It’s a one-pot meal (as long as you don’t eat too many vegetables 😉 ) and it’s beautiful to look at. It kind of reminds me of paella and I’m shocked that…

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Baked Buffalo Chicken Wraps

buffalo chicken wraps

Chris had a hankerin’ for Buffalo Wings, but really more for Buffalo wing sauce since neither of us is a huge fan of nibbling on lil ol’ chicken wings.  A drumstick, sure, I can handle that. But teeny tiny chicken wang bones are so tedious. Know what’s not tedious? Boneless, crispy chicken tenders in Buffalo…

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