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Barrack’s Cooking: One Pot Wonder Chili!

Barrack’s Cooking: One Pot Wonder Chili!

I wish that I had done this a week ago, in time for the Super Bowl. Chili just seems like one of those football party foods. But I ordered a pizza instead.

Chili is one of those comfort foods that embraces our soul and warms us up from the inside. It’s one of those things, like meatloaf, where everybody has their own tradition for preparing it. For some, it can be particularly comforting for those who are away from home and don’t have any family around, as it reminds us of memories cooking in the kitchen with loved ones or having a family party. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Braised Ancho Lime Skirt Steak with Salsa Verde and Black Beans Mole

Braised Ancho Lime Skirt Steak with Salsa Verde and Black Beans Mole

I used to really enjoy my crock pot, because it enabled me to cook pretty decent meals while being lazy. I would have an optimum amount of time to play video games and then when Laura got home from work, I’d have this great meal ready. It would seem as if I spent all day cooking.

Ah, how things have changed so quickly 😉

Now the crock pot gets regular use because we still haven’t gotten the hang of the time management thing, what with our new variable needing constant feedings and changes. Our first night home from the hospital yielded a crock pot meal. Setting and forgetting really helps us focus on learning how to parent without having to settle for pizza or take out every night. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 27, 2012 in Beef, Entree/Main Dish, Food, Mexican

 

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