Carnitas Rice Bowls with Pickled Onions and Cilantro Slaw

My mom, sister and I often swap recipes via email.  (You can read about another recipe my sister urged me to make here.)

Last weekend, a recipe for Homesick Texan Carnitas found its way from Sis to me.  Always succinct,  the link to the recipe was only accompanied by “this is a really good recipe” . . . → Read More: Carnitas Rice Bowls with Pickled Onions and Cilantro Slaw

Smokin’ Cole Slaw

Okay, I have drawn out this cooking class to five episodes.  Today is the last installment.

This coleslaw recipe is from the 3 Guys Smokin website.   During the class they mentioned that they had a coleslaw that appealed to those that love creamy slaw and those that love a vinegar-based salad.   This is . . . → Read More: Smokin’ Cole Slaw

Smoked Pork Butt with “Hole-in-the Wall” Slaw for Holiday Recipe Club

Happy Almost Memorial Day!

Memorial Day yells “cookout” to us.   To celebrate family and remember all those that are special to us, we decided to spend the day with family and friends.      The Holiday Recipe Club’s “secret ingredients” for Memorial day were watermelon, beer or pork.     We decided to smoke a pork butt (yes, . . . → Read More: Smoked Pork Butt with “Hole-in-the Wall” Slaw for Holiday Recipe Club

Coleslaw and you.

What kind of coleslaw are you and your family partial to? . . . → Read More: Coleslaw and you.

Best Burger Contests

OCD—I am a recovering food contest fanatic. . . . → Read More: Best Burger Contests

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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