Turmeric and Herb Pulled Beef

It’s been cold the last few weeks in LA and even going into last month some as well.  That means that my crock pot has been on the receiving end of almost a non stop workout for that time.  Whether I’m making some bone broth, rendering more lard for cooking or just using it to […]

Chorizo Stir Fry

When I finally figured out the secret to making delicious homemade chorizo, I definitely have gone a little crazy in using it for everything.  From subbing out bacon in the morning (shocking, I know) to making a cleaner version of a queso dip I grew up with, this new chorizo has been close to an […]

Top Ten Recipes for the Super Bowl

So we are officially one week away from one of the biggest events that involves snacks and food galore.  Whether you’re hosting or attending one of these parties, it’s always good to provide at least one dish that will satisfy all guests that attend.  I’m talking of course about Super Bowl Sunday.  I should also […]

Smoked Chicken Wings with Homemade Ranch

It seems like for the past few months almost that I’ve been on a big time chicken wing kick.  And I mean, BIG TIME.  I think I have averaged chicken wings about 2-3 times per week.   I think one of the best things about chicken wings has to be the fact that the cooking […]

Spicy Queso with Homemade Chorizo

This is another one of those classic snacks that I would enjoy while growing up and even into college and beyond.  I’m talking of course of that classic Tex Mex dish: Queso Dip.  Of course the way I always made it usually involved a brick of fake cheese, cheap salsa and a crock pot.   Over […]