September 2007


On a drab, rainy day, we decided to break out the slow cooker.  This recipe was slightly more involved than most crock-pot recipes, but it pays off in the end.  It had a really rich and interesting flavor, and the meat just fell apart in your mouth.  Delicious!



Because we keep getting bunches and bunches of fresh basil from our farmshare, in addition to the basil we’ve been growing ourselves, R. has been making a lot of pesto in our blender.  When we had a Labor Day picnic on tap, then, she went right into making a pasta salad.  It was fantastic!  No picture today, sadly.  You can find the original recipe here.



This was another one of those “We have a fridge full of vegetables, we need to use them FAST!” kind of recipe, but it wound up as a pretty excellent meal.  Spaghetti squash are an interesting taste–almost pumpkin-ey.  This recipe probably would work better as a side dish than a main course.  (more…)