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I adapted this recipe from the Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Cookbook Frijoles Charros recipe. This cookbook has been a staple in our family for three years now. I bought it during a period of financial difficulty and have not had any regrets. Slow cookers can greatly reduce the weekly grocery budget in addition to allowing you to “set it and forget it” but still have a meal at the end of the day. If you were to flip through my copy of the book, you would find I have

I make this because I love my husband. It’s his favorite dish. I also make it because it’s easy, and I can do it dairy-free with no problem at all. Oh yeah. One other reason: I make it because I love myself. Serves 6 Ingredients: 4 cups chicken stock 3 chicken breasts, roasted and diced 1 large onion, diced 3 large carrots, cut 1 inch on the diagonal 3 medium potatoes, peeled and cut in 1 inch on the diagonal 1/2 cup frozen peas 1.5 sticks unsalted butter or dairy-free

I had some extra crock-cooked navy beans with oregano. I’ve wanted to try a bean dip for awhile. Nathan said the beans were too plain. I’d made them with my usual sea salt and oregano, and loved them drizzled with a bit of olive oil, but he was right. I’d underseasoned. His admission was the push I needed. Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 cups leftover White Beans with Oregano, drained 1/4 cup olive oil 1-2 cloves garlic or 2 tablespoons toom depending on hhhhhow much you like it 🙂 few grinds black

In 2012 I suffered from multiple health problems. At the suggestion of my general care physician, I tried a gluten-free diet despite allergy panels coming back negative for all food allergies. The result was an improvement in health beyond my scifi-loving expectations. I will post many recipes here which include gluten ingredients. Like this one, many will also include dairy, another food I have found my body cannot tolerate. Since changing my diet, I have learned to make my favorite recipes with and without gluten and dairy substitutes, so I

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