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slowcooked pork & bean chili

In culinary experiments, dinner, easy weeknight meals, slowcooker, snacks on 02.26.12 at 4:16 pm

hello, slowcooker sunday! comfort food on a snowy, lazy sunday? sign me up.

and what’s great about this recipe is that you likely won’t need to run to the grocery store for the ingredients. i’m guessing you probably have everything you need right in your kitchen. you can prep the chili for the slowcooker and then smell the lovely slowcooker aroma while you curl up on the sofa with your fave book. now, how’s that for a pretty stellar snow day? :)

the pork:
– heat up 1.5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (evoo) in a large saucepan on high heat
– brown 1/2 white onion (peeled, rough chop) in pan
– add a dash of sea salt
– add 500g lean ground pork to onions
– sprinkle 1 tsp ancho chile spice
– lightly drizzle hot sauce
– season w/ ground black peppercorns
– sauté ground pork until browned, but not fully cooked
– remove from heat & set aside, while prepping other ingredients for the slowcooker

the beans:
– 1 can (approx 500mL) white kidney beans

(tip: best to drain canned beans in a colander under cold running water to remove any starchy residue.)

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recipe roundup: more soup for you!

In appetizers, culinary experiments, easy weeknight meals, recipe roundup, side dishes on 01.13.12 at 12:42 pm

i’m not really a chicken-noodle-soup-kinda-gal. and while i wouldn’t say no to a warm bowl of this household fave, i’d much rather nosh on a hearty bowl of clam chowder, slowcooked meaty stew or oh-so-creamy veggie soup. oh yes.

so i thought i’d share a roundup of my fave yumyumyummers recipes for soups and stews. but not to worry, it’s not like that hilarious scene from one of my fave shows on the telly… i won’t make you lineup and place your soup order in a particular way. ;) more soup for you! hope you enjoy these homemade soups as much as i do!

almond butternut squash soup
ancho chile black bean chili
celery broccoli soup
coconut leek & corn chowder

green lentil & veggie soup
roasted acorn squash soup
roasted butternut squash soup
roasted parsnip & carrot soup
roasted tomato bisque 

slowcooked bison stew
slowcooked borscht
turkey & split pea soup
zucchini kale soup 

quick poll: is chicken noodle soup is your favorite kind of soup?

ancho chile black bean chili

In culinary experiments, dinner, easy weeknight meals, lunch, slowcooker, snacks on 11.30.11 at 9:16 pm

snow day? hello, comfort food. nothing like a winter storm to make you crave some slowcooked goodness. this hearty slowcooked chili will warm you up and have you coming back for seconds. it did for me. :)

what’s great about this recipe is that you don’t need to run to the grocery store for the ingredients. i’m guessing you probably have everything you need right in your kitchen. you can prep the chili for the slowcooker and then smell the lovely slowcooker aroma while you curl up on the sofa. now how’s that for a pretty stellar snow day?

the ancho chile beef:
– heat up 1.5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (evoo) in a large saucepan on high heat
– brown 2 large shallots (peeled, rough chop) in pan
– add a dash of sea salt
– add 500g lean ground beef to shallots
– sprinkle 1 tsp ancho chile spice
– season w/ ground black peppercorns
– sauté ground beef until browned, but not fully cooked
– remove from heat & set aside, while prepping other ingredients for the slowcooker

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