Slow Cooker Pork with Hatch Chile Sauce

  Hatch chile season is about  over, but I hope you grabbed a case or two to roast and freeze. My freezer has quite a few vacuum sealed bags of these spicy treats, waiting for their chance to shine. This recipe for Slow Cooker Pork with Hatch Chile Sauce lets the chiles do just that. […]

The BCLT – Bacon Cheese, Lettuce and Roasted Tomatoes

  Here I go again, making up new names for the recipes I develop. The BCLT. Wait, what? Bacon cheese (YES! Cheese.With.Bacon!) lettuce and tomatoes, slow roasted to tender juiciness. Hence The BCLT Salad moniker. Everyone (except vegans and vegetarians) knows and loves a BLT Sandwich, so why not? While shopping at my local market, I […]

Lentil and Chevre Salad with Thyme Roasted Tomatoes

When it is hot out, there is nothing more satisfying than a cool salad. No one wants to be slaving in front of a hot stove when it feels like a hot stove outside! I was strolling through my home-away-from-home Trader Joe’s, and happened upon a package of steamed lentils.  No cooking required, just open […]