Hatch Chile Meatball Soup

Hatch Chile Meatball Soup

  When it comes to soups, I love mine chunky. Sure, a velvety Potato Leek Soup, or a Spicy Carrot-Sweet Potato Soup have their place, and are welcome on my dinner table. But I do love a soup with pieces of meat and vegetable floating around in the bowl, like this Hatch Chile Meatball Soup. My […]

Corned Beef Step-by-Step Tutorial

Corned Beef

Corned beef is one of those foods that has gotten marginalized due to its association with Saint Patrick’s Day. For many people, the only time they eat corned beef is in March. And that is a shame, as corned beef is a truly great meat, in my opinion. Of course, if you live in a […]

Red Cooked Oxtail Dumplings

Red Cooked Oxtails Are Taken to a Whole New Level!

I had never had a dumpling of any kind with oxtails. I have eaten more than my fair share of dumplings in my day, but never with oxtail. After making these Red Cooked Oxtail Dumplings, one thing I know for sure is that I will eat oxtail dumplings again. After making a large batch of […]

Red Cooked Oxtails

Red Cooked Oxtails

I have never tasting anything I did not like if it has been prepared in a red cooking sauce. Whatever protein type you braise in this flavorful liquid comes out moist and tender. Red cooking is a Chinese technique of braising meat in a soy based liquid with sweet and savory spices added.  The long, […]

Hatch Chile Time!

Slow Cooker Pork with Hatch Chile Sauce | Black Girl Chef's Whites

Hatch chile’s are being picked off bushes at a record pace, trying to keep up with the demand. I am one of those demanding Hatch chiles, because you can only get them fresh once a year. While I am waiting I’ll share some recipes I have developed using Hatch chiles in the past. Look for […]