Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, this classic Irish dish meets my slow cooker.

This is the easiest Corned Beef Cabbage recipe you’ll ever make! And it will probably be among the most delicious, too. Simple, whole-food ingredients add up to one delicious corned beef and cabbage meal you can make for St. Paddy’s Day in your slow cooker...
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Curried Broccoli and Chickpea Sauté

While I love blasting broccoli in a 425-degree oven to concentrate flavors and crisp the edges, stovetop pan searing and braising adds a new dimension to broccoli while keeping the kitchen cooler during the summer heat. You can put this dish together in 30...
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Recipe: Brat-Style Pork Burgers

Sponsored Post You can take a girl out of Wisconsin, but you can’t take Wisconsin out of the girl—‘ya know. As a born-and-raised Sconnie, the compulsion to eat brats and cheese curds during football season is spiraled into my DNA. The brininess of the sauerkraut...
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Your Go-To Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

I get excited when I spot pulled pork on a restaurant menu, at a catered event or at a party. I can expect–even crave—the pork’s savory juices running down my palm, melt-in-the mouth tenderness and succulent layered, yet down-home flavors. Pulled pork might seem...
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Recipe: Chilled Corn Soup with Tomatoes, Avocado & Feta

Whenever I list corn as a healthy food, people never fail to stare with a mix of amazement and concern. “Isn’t corn fattening?” Ah…No. You’re entering a carb no-hater zone. Virtually all vegetables offer nutritional benefits. As for corn, one medium ear is about 100 calories,...
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Creamy Potato Soup Recipe for All

You say potato. I say Brian Malarkey. The inspiration for this recipe stems from a recent visit to San Diego that included a potato luncheon at Searsucker. The restaurant’s very own Brian Malarkey, a past Top Chef finalist, made an appearance. Take note, PR professionals, on how...
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Steve’s German Spaghetti

Bacon makes its way into our home on special occasions, and upon uncovering a package leftover from Father’s Day in the freezer, it didn’t take us long to decide how to use it. This spaghetti recipe comes from my husband’s mother, passed down from...
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Pork & Vegetable Lo Mein Recipe

This past weekend marks the first one since May that I was able to sleep two nights in a row in my marvelous bed. The best part about it was that we did almost nothing – swam in the pool, worked out, napped 3...
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