Archive for ‘Beef & Pork’

April 2nd, 2014

Simply Carnitas {tacos 2-ways}

by Lauren

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These carnitas have been a long-time coming. Chris asks for them every time I ask what he wants for dinner. Had I realized how simple they were I would’ve appeased him long ago!

Not only are these a one-pot wonder – you just need a couple of hours around the house to watch them – but they also have so few ingredients! It’s also an extremely inexpensive meat to buy. I call that a win-win-win.

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March 14th, 2014

Asian Pulled Pork Sliders {with Asian Slaw}

by Chrissy

Asian Pulled Pork Sliders with Slaw_LYK4

These past couple of days I was up in Mammoth with my man and his family. While we didn’t get much relaxation time, we sure did get in a ton of mountain time, snowboarding some really amazing snow, on brisk but glorious sunny days. It was just the most beautiful setting to romp around in, apart from work and out of the kitchen for a hot sec.

Asian Pulled Pork Sliders with Slaw_LYK2

Ps. sorry for the shortage of posts this week! The slight hiatus was … Read more...

February 9th, 2014

Pot Roast {A basic recipe}

by Lauren

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My first pot roast attempt was last weekend, and my first roasted chicken was this weekend. And I call myself a food blogger…

I’ve been feeling extra inspired to take on new challenges in the kitchen lately. Maybe it’s the extra time on my hands with things finally feeling settled down after a crazy 2013. Perhaps it’s my new job; a fresh start always gives someone a little extra motivation, right? Then again, I could just be feeling guilty that … Read more...

July 11th, 2013

Bacon Blue Cheese Burgers

by Chrissy

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These burgers. THESE burgers are fan-tastic.

Just the right amount of flavor, all throughout.

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Topped, but not dominated by, blue cheese and crispy bacon, you will be well on your way to a fulfilling food-coma stupor. But it’ll be a heavenly one.

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Using good ground meat is key. We like to use a leaner meat (85/15), and grass fed/organic, when possible. It really makes all the difference.

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Also, don’t flip those burgs to and fro. Just once will do. You … Read more...