Chili Colorado

I saw this recipe demonstrated on Bon Appetit's YouTube page and knew I had to try it. I have more meat to deal with in the freezer, so this was the perfect recipe. I am taking a recipe from Chili Pepper Madness and making some adaptations. This includes making this in a slow cooker. The [...]

Spicy Braised Pork Loin

As you know, I love making dishes from around the world. You also know, I watch a lot of YouTube chefs. I have made many of their dishes. However, one chef that I have not made a dish from is Maangchi, a Korean chef. If you want spicy, her stuff is spicy. A lot of [...]

Spicy Lentil Quinoa Curry

I decided to do another vegetarian recipe this week. This one is a bit spicy, but also flavorful and comforting. Of course I love this dish because it is based on the lentil, one of my favorite vegetarian proteins. I believe the lentil is a good gateway protein into vegetarian eating for those who want [...]

Texas Spicy Black Bean and Lentil Chowder

I decided to switch it up and do a soup. Not just any boring soup. Soup can sometimes be boring. I think even chili can be boring. However, when I ran across this recipe for Texas Black Bean Chowder from Better Homes and Gardens, this was a nice shake up of the boring soup game. [...]

Slow Cooker Moroccan Pork & Olive Tagine

We love tagine recipes over at our house.  A tagine is an earthenware pot with a triangular lid.  Most of us do not have one of these laying around, but you can make tagine recipes with what you have at home.  What's awesome about these recipes is they are fairly healthy.  They contain vegetables and [...]