Tag Archives: slow cooker

curried apple butternut squash soup & other vices

99% of the time i am a staunch antagonist of tradition, commercialism, organized religion–organized anything, if we’re being honest, even bathroom drawers. of course, we’re all hypocrites, myself included. december does me no favors. how can i resist vibrant sprigs … Continue reading

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slow-cooked quinoa with cinnamon apple & acorn squash

i can count the number of times i’ve been shattered on one hand. i know this makes me one of the lucky ones. of course, i’ve ached second-handedly for those who have survived losses much larger than any i could … Continue reading

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slow-cooked butternut squash & black bean burrito bowl

it is october, a vibrant month chock-full of various shades of the color orange: pumpkins, hay bales, cornfields, falling leaves & early evening sunsets. orange is the color of your sacral chakra, or so i am told in yoga class. … Continue reading

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slow-cooked tuscan kale & white bean soup

if you don’t believe in magic, you should buy a slow cooker. there’s really no other word for the transformation a few chopped vegetables in some water or veggie broth undergo while stewing in that splendid appliance over the course … Continue reading

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slow-cooked pulled pork quesadillas with caramelized onions

i’d been dying to make these ever since nathan & i had them as an appetizer at bbq brickhouse a few months ago. i sort of forgot about them over the holidays, but when a friend of mine asked me … Continue reading

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slow-cooked spicy lentils with poached eggs

man, i miss syllabus week in undergrad! i spent most of yesterday working on my law review comment, a first draft of which is due on friday. it’s a wild beast that starts in a thousand different directions & i … Continue reading

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vegetarian coq au vin & hot mashed potatoes

coq au vin was one of my favorite things to make when i first got my slow cooker. it was a simple & sophisticated meal that stewed in red wine as i sat in class all day.  when i finally … Continue reading

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spicy shredded beef tacos

my eyes were puffy & swollen when i woke up this morning. as i wondered what on earth my generally happy soul could have been crying about, i remembered the fact that i sliced EIGHT onions last night & was … Continue reading

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