Vaguely Vietnamese Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

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This. This tasty creation is the best reason so far to have an Instant Pot. And it didn’t even start out as an Instant Pot recipe. What? It should be an Instant Pot recipe… first there is sautéeing, then there … Continue reading

Wine-Braised Chicken with Shallots and Pancetta

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What five things do you always have in your refrigerator? I don’t wonder about the normal things like milk and eggs but about the things that are a little different and are used in the food you especially like to … Continue reading

Porter-Braised Chicken Thighs with Root Vegetables

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Happy belated birthday (it was October 2nd) to Chuck Williams, the founder of Williams-Sonoma! 100 years old… that’s an accomplishment. I have spent many happy hours in his stores, checking all kinds of kitchen utensils – fondling, planning, coveting and … Continue reading

Harvest Corn Chowder with Bacon

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There is no doubt, we’re headed into autumn. The days are shorter and it’s certainly cooler. I can’t see too many leaves out my window here, but I have a feeling they’re getting ready to change colours. Like this one … Continue reading

Grated Carrot Salad

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Is it an old wives tale, or do carrots really improve your eyesight? Apparently they can help. They’re rich in beta-carotene, which is what makes them, as well as pumpkins and sweet potatoes, orange. Beta-carotene indicates the presence of Vitamin … Continue reading