How About Some Ropa Vieja (Old Clothes) ?

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Ropa Vieja or Old Clothes is the colorful Mexican term for shredded beef. Remember when I asked if you would eat a Huarache (Sandal)? Today I am asking you if you would like some Ropa Viejaropa-viejaif you have eaten a shredded beef taco, you have eaten Ropa Vieja! It is a basic for many Mexican culinary dishes. Not only that, but it is incredibly easy to make. Read the rest of this entry »

Quick Bolos

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Since I love to make more than one thing when I “make a mess in the kitchen”, the other day when I made pizza, I also made some sweeter dough for quick Portuguese Bolos, a kind of tasty roll that can be used to make a quick sandwich for lunch.The recipe uses the same ingredients as my pizza dough but in different proportions. The procedure is basically the same as the pizza process except I cut the dough into squares (sort of): Read the rest of this entry »

Brewing Something Up In The Slow Cooker

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Want to guess what this is? No cheating! Don’t peek at the caption!

Crock full of stock cooked fro 24 hours
Crock full of stock cooked for 24 hours

It’s a slow cooker full of bone broth that has cooked for 24 hours. It started out like this (barely stuffed into the crock): Read the rest of this entry »

A New Blog Challenge

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Back in 2012, I participated in an online bloggers’ challenge. Here is a post about it. I am going to try participating in a new challenge. Its for “food bloggers” which I am not exactly, as you can tell if you have read many of my postings. I am a random blogger, I guess. I am supposed to post a food post once a week. Wish me luck!

Here are the P’s and Q’s about the challenge. Read the rest of this entry »