This version of slow cooker Mississippi Pot Roast recently appeared on the cooking website of the New York Times. Refined by Sam Sifton, it’s a somewhat healthier way of cooking a recipe that has been a favorite on Pinterest for many years. Somehow, I’d never heard of it before, which surprised me since I peruse many of the home cooking sites that show up on Pinterest. I’ve seen “Marry Me Chicken” show up about a thousand times, for example. And I’ve never tried it either. But once I read the pot roast recipe, it sounded so appalling that I couldn’t wait to try it!
(Vicki James) I was remembering our wonderful dining experience at Ramires in Guia, Portugal. Once we returned home, I started scouting for a great Piri Piri chicken recipe to try at home. There are many to be found on the internet, and I perused more than a few. I knew I had hit pay dirt when I found this recipe on a lovely blog by Nelson Carvelheiro. His Piri Piri chicken recipe also includes a photo blog of his sweet Portuguese grandmother making the recipe just as she has every Sunday for years. There is a terrific picture of her with her adorable black and white puppy. You’ll fill your cuteness quotient for the day.
This is a wonderful dish with a split personality. It tastes savory and sweet all at the same time. You must make it while beautiful tomatoes are in still in season. It tastes like summer in the best possible way.
When you can’t make up your mind whether your taste buds crave Asian or Italian, try this fabulous fusion. It has a split personality and when you can’t decide what you want, this schizophrenic delight will show you just how wonderful crazy can be. Kudos to Kay Chun who published this terrific recipe on the New York Times Cooking website. If you have not already subscribed, you should.
(Vicki James) How about a red hot quickie? Oh, baby! I thought you'd say “yes”! Why wouldn't you? We are talking fiery morsels of flavor that make you pucker up and beg for mercy in the form of a creamy blue cheese cool-off. Now doesn't that tickle your taste-buds? Because I am talking screamingly good Fourth of July in your mouth fireworks good. Best of all it's fast and easy and unlike some hot, cheap experiences you (or someone you know, wink wink), may have had in the past, this one is guilt free. Nothing you have to lie about tomorrow.
“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
― Mark Twain