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, […]

Rotisserie Chicken Makeover, Part 2

Rotiserie Chicken Makeover

Recipe 2 in my series Rotisserie Chicken Makeovers is one of my favorites. It is so simple to make, can be made ahead, and is absolutely mouthwatering! Pesto Chicken Lasagna Roll-ups need just 5 ingredients and a few minutes of prep time to become a fabulous meal! Let the kids help out by rolling up […]

Slow Cooker Beef Cheek Ragu with Orecchiette

Slow Cooker Beef Cheek Ragu with Orecchiette

Beef cheek? What the heck is a beef cheek? It is exactly what it sounds like. The cheek of a cow. When I think of cows, I tend to picture them chewing their cud in a grassy field. And the muscles the cow needs to chew are in the jaws and cheek. Those muscles work […]

Rib Roundup

Rib Roundup

Rib season is here! For me rib season is always here, but others reserve pork ribs for the warmer months.  I’ve compiled my favorite rib recipes in this rib roundup, so you can be prepared for that first warm day of Spring. Or for anytime, because ribs rock all the time.     Maple Bourbon […]