Slow Cooker Beef Short Ribs

Now that the cooler air seems to have permanently moved in (sigh), my body craves the heartier foods I’ve gone without all summer.  But just because it’s no longer ideal for outdoor cooking, doesn’t mean I want to spend hours over the stove (or have the time to do that).  That’s why I love my…

Slow Cooking In The Summer

It’s hot.  The last thing anyone wants to do in this heat is slave over a stove.  When you have guests over, it’s nice to prep and cook ahead of time so you can enjoy the day.  Of course, we all love a BBQ – in theory – but standing all day in the sweltering…

A New Take on Beer Can Chicken

Nothing says American like the image of a whole bird, beheaded and de-feathered atop a can of Budweiser.  Combining an alcoholic beverage readily on hand and the inexpensive ingredient of chicken, the new-classic recipe for Beer Can Chicken is as simple as it is delicious.  And it’s versatile too. When I told my German colleagues…