Category Archives: Meats/Main Dishes

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas This is healthier version of the traditional fried pork carnitas, slowly roasted in the slow cooker all day. Ingredients 1 pork shoulder (approx 8 lbs) 1 tbsp chopped garlic (generous tbsp!) 1 tbsp dried oregano 1 … Continue reading

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Paige’s Golabki (Polish Cabbage Rolls)

This is the variation that keeps Grandpa J happy. He doesn’t like too much messing around with the basics. There are several variations with a “sweet and sour” tomato sauce, and my Mom took it upon herself to “jazz” up … Continue reading

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Cassoulet A cassoulet is essentially a rich white bean stew simmered in a crockware pot or dutch oven.  Many people feel that cassoulet “must” involve duck; but this is simply not true. There are endless regional and familial variations of … Continue reading

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