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Slow-Cooker Tuesday: Saag Paneer

It’s hard to live in San Jose and not have a love affair with Indian food. It’s all over. From all over India. And it is very very good. I fell in love with Indian food in my late teens. … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Tuesday: Pork Chili *Almost* Verde

Even the best laid plans can go awry. My plan was to make a big pot of pork chili verde, a mildly spicy pork and tomatillo-based stew. I thought I had the correct ingredients, but it turns out I was … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Tuesday: Holy Molé

Back when I was in cooking school, I took an amazing food and wine pairing class. It was held during the evening in the main, huge kitchen. We’d team up to tackle a stack of recipes from around the world … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Tuesday: Sloppy Joe’s

A while back we started buying cows. Well, chunks of a cow nicely butchered and vaccu-sealed. We’re not big meat eaters, but I wanted to start eating a better quality meat when we did indulge. So we locally sourced some … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Tuesday: Lamb and Pumpkin Stew

As soon as about mid-September hits I am in the mood for pumpkin. All the way through spring, I can not get enough of the glowing orange squash. We have the regular preparations: cookies, breads, pie (of course) but my … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Tuesday: Welcome

For Christmas three years ago I asked for a slow cooker. Mainly because I didn’t have one and Christmas is my usual excuse to pad out my cooking cabinet collection. So hubby researched and purchased, I thanked him, put it … Continue reading

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