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Slow Cooker Barbacoa (Shredded Beef)

I’m always on the lookout for budget protein and when I saw this Rump roast at a great sales price I picked it up. Rump can be a tough, dry cut, sometimes a bit tasteless but cooked long and slow in a flavorful bath of aromatics and spices I knew it would be luscious. 504 more words

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Dark chocolate chip pumpkin bread

I found this recipe on Pinterest – I love Pinterest!!!

It turned out lovely and moist and the dark chocolate gives it a big punch of flavour when you bite into them. 160 more words


Poetry in the Margins

For long stretches, I let the poetry-making, art-eating parts of myself lie fairly dormant. While this particular piece of my life is essential to who I am, I haven’t been disciplined enough or selfish enough or strong enough (depending on how you view these things) for its centrality to hold when waves of other responsibilities sweep around me. 880 more words


Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja. Translates to old clothes or old rags – gosh that name just does not do this lovely meal justice! Slowly simmered beef, simmered until it’s all but fallen apart, with garlic and cumin and aromatics. 574 more words

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Classic Banana Bread

About the only thing I like better than my Pumpkin Bread is a really, really good Banana Bread. I can’t tell you how many Banana Breads I’ve tried over the years. 442 more words

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Grillades & Grits

So often one thing leads to another, and so it was when I made Shrimp & Grits with a Cajun Gastrique not too long ago! My sister came to visit shortly after and while she missed the Shrimp and Grits, she proposed we make Grillades.  703 more words

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Caramelized Onions

If you just need a few onions for a quick burger topping, it’s no big deal and you can probably do so fairly quickly, but when you’re caramelizing onions in a larger amount, it takes time. 589 more words

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