Meat


Braised Roast in Tomatoes and Garlic

A long, low braise turns a well-marbled piece of meat into a succulent roast swaddled in tomatoes and garlic cloves. It’s a small ingredient list, but it packs one heck of a flavor punch for a dinner that’s sure to wow guests and comfort loved ones. Jump to the recipe. […]

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Spice Rubbed Pork Tacos

Spice Rubbed Pork Tacos

The most amazing things happened last weekend. 25 people, 7 dogs, and 5 blowup mattresses converged on our woodsy ‘cabin’ for 36-ish hours of Seahawks cheering and New Year’s toasting. 


Zarah’s Sausage and Peppers

I have formed this habit of measuring time by moments. By memories. By snippets of joy. The morning I learned to eat eggs. The slightly-sunny afternoon Garrett walked toward me for the first time. (He had a red motorcycle helmet tucked under his arm!!) The day my brother and I […]

Sausage and Peppers

This chili is a no-tomato, textured bowl that packs a punch of heat.

Duck Chili

This wild game recipe uses duck to create one of the best chili’s you’ve ever had. It’s a no-tomato duck chili that packs a punch of heat. This is the kind of one-pot dish that’s perfect for a cold fall or winter night. Plus, it freezes well. So if you […]


Skillet Tamale 2

Cornbread + Jalapenos + Ground Beef = an affordable one pan twist on tamales. Want to skip the bits about my mom and just get to the grub? Just jump to the recipe. If my mom hadn’t been my mom, she would have made a fantastic audio book narrator. It’s […]

Cornbread + Jalapenos + Ground Beef = an affordable one pan twist on tamales.

Spicy Stuffed Shells

Spicy Stuffed Shells

So you meet this guy and you kiss a little. You talk a little. You eat, read and laugh a little. And somewhere between peeling oranges and walking dogs, you realize he made it onto your speed dial – and stayed there. Because there’s something about the way he brings […]