Tres for Cinco

The greatest chefs in the world will all proclaim, “Never cook with wine you wouldn’t drink,” and I will advise the same. In this case particularly, as you won’t be cooking with it at all, so I would pass on the discount bin bottle of rotgut cooking Sherry, if I were you.  Continue reading

Slow Cooker Burritos

Burritos are one of my favorite comfort foods. Growing up in Texas it was always easy to find good Tex-Mex, but now that I live in New York I’m pretty much stuck making my own. But with a recipe this easy and tasty, I don’t even mind! Since I use a slow cooker, there’s very little cleanup, and this recipe is really easy to adapt to your own tastes and what you have lying around the kitchen. Continue reading

Getting Out Of My Food Rut

As some of you know, I have been in a food rut regarding dinner. This happens to me with relative frequency, and I am always looking for ways to get out of the rut – and frequently failing and eating Teddy Grahams for dinner. But this week I have had some success with new recipes, and I’m pretty excited about them, so I am sharing them with you all. Continue reading