Out of desperation comes one of my favorite new snacks! Isn’t that often the way?
My friend Traci made me some firecrackers (fire crackers? Two words?) last summer and was kind enough to scribble down the recipe for me. I made some more of them last week but was trying to talk myself into something [...]
Y’all will not believe how easy this was! The fact that it cooks in the slow cooker is such a bonus, too, because what’s better than coming home to supper already done?
Print Slow cooker pulled pork BBQ
A pork roast Water Salt, plus onion powder, rib rub, or whatever spices sound good
Put pork roast in a slow cooker and sprinkle on salt and whatever spices your little heart desires; I did onion powder and a rib rub Yankee had in the cabinet. Add enough hot water to fully cover the roast and turn the slow cooker on low; ignore it for the next 8-12 hours or so, depending on size
After it’s cooked through remove meat to a cutting board and chop it up, discarding fat and any bone; pour the water out of the slow cooker (pork broth! Feel free to freeze it for later use)
Serve! Either on a plate or on a bun, topped with your favorite BBQ sauce
Some folks return the chopped meat to the slow cooker and add in BBQ sauce so they can cook together for a bit; I don’t because I find that cooking the BBQ sauce down makes it too sugary
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How easy was that? This is great with green beans!
On a trip to Hilton Head Island the Yankee and I discovered this dish: guacamole topped with crab meat. This is a win. I set out to recreate it as soon as we got home, and I’m pretty pleased with the result! This is a huge party hit, too; I highly recommend.
Two ripe avocados
Two Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
1 jalapeno pepper, minced
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 cayenne pepper
Kosher salt to taste, but about 1/2 tsp.
Juice from one lime
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 medium onion, diced (or some onion powder if you hate the crunch of raw onion)
Eight ounces lump crab meat, drained
Scoop out the avocado into a bowl and mash with a fork
Stir in tomatoes, pepper, cumin, pepper, salt and lime juice, plus onion if you’re using it
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I’d like you to meet my BFF in the spice cabinet: Miracle Blend.
Why do they call it that? Well, because it is indeed a miracle. For reals. It is the fastest, easiest way to transform anything with a single spice (that makes it sound a little bit like Superman). I use it [...]