After talking about it for years, Shawn and I finally signed up for a farmshare/CSA type thing-y. Yup – in November. Not exactly prime harvest time here in upstate New York, but I’m determined to make it work. I figure as packed as my cabinets are, as long as I have a steady stream of […]
Big, juicy burgers stuffed with a melty jalapeño popper middle? Yessssss! For this month’s Secret Recipe Club,I was paired with Erin from The Spiffy Cookie. The Spiffy Cookie is mainly a baking blog but because I’ve been sharing so many sweets lately (and have another one that I’ll be sharing later this week) I was […]
There’s so much awesome stuff going on in this recipe that I don’t even know where to start! I’m not even going to talk about how excited I am that football is back because… obviously.
Let’s talk about roast beef instead. Because ohmygodyouguys I made roast beef in the crockpot! Beautiful, medium-rare roast beef. In the crockpot. I’ll give you a minute to let that sink in.
Seriously, I feel like this is life changing. I love roast beef, but making it is kind of a pain in the butt. Not anymore! Throw it in there, let it do it’s thing, and two and a half hours later (a little longer if you want your cooked more) you’re rewarded with a piece of meat that’s cooked so beautifully that it might make you want to cry. There’s going to be a lot of roast beef in my kitchen this winter! Oh yes.
Albany is so far behind the times when it comes to food trends. I think the FroYo trend finally hit its peak here this summer – what, five years late? Food trucks are just starting to gain popularity, but there are still no Korean tacos in sight. At the going rate, I figure we still have two years or so before they start making an appearance. (Korean in general is tricky to find, although there is a decent place to get bi bim bap.)
Luckily I’m pretty good at reverse engineering the flavors that I’ve had when I’ve visited other, more on-the-ball places. Sometimes I even get paid to do it. (Yup, this is another one of the recipes I put together for Old El Paso.)