Monthly Archive: September 2011

Smoky Tomatillo Chicken – Slow Cooker

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When we were in Nebraska this summer I had an awesome Mexican meal and an unusual salsa. I asked the owner of the restaurant what was in it and she told me it was tomatillos an avocado and a serrano chile blended together. Amazing flavor! My kitchen adventures have never included tomatillos but they were …

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Pot Roasted Pork Slow Cooker

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If you like garlic feel free to use more and fill the roast with little slivers of fresh garlic as it permeates the meat while the roast cooks and the end product has the most amazing flavor!  You will be amazed at how simple this recipe is. Pot Roasted Pork 4 pounds boneless, rolled pork top loin …

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Pot-Roasted Pork – Slow Cooker

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This is an old recipe that I pulled out to make at my daughters request. Years ago it was a regular item on our menu but with so many new recipes to try it was set aside and almost forgotten about. The house was filled with a delightful aroma as the pork roast cooked with …

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Adding A Little Crunch To My Lunch!

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When I was in Whole Foods the other day I wondered around the store for a little bit and I stumbled upon a new to me item in the chip/cracker snack aisle. Why didn’t someone think of this sooner? A thinner rice cake is what I am talking about and it’s an ingenious idea that …

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Sweet Potato Mash

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I knew a plain old sweet potato would taste good but I also needed some protein and some way to make the sweet potato easier to swallow. Cottage cheese seemed like a good match so I tossed them both in the Blendtec blender for a little spin with a touch of salt and pepper. Then …

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