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 […]

Peach BBQ Chicken Legs

Spring is around the corner, and with that comes warmer weather, which usually means backyard BBQ’s with family and friends.  One of the big BBQ dishes in my household (other than ribs and brisket of course) is definitely the BBQ chicken.  Growing up, we would have chicken breasts, thrown on the grill and covered with […]

Beef Heart Confit with Sous Vide Beets

This is actually something that I’ve had in the works for quite some time.  I had this idea way back in October of last year but never was able to find the time to get it going.  It was also difficult for me to get my hands on a quality grass fed beef heart as […]

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 […]

Crock Pot Carne Asada

So I know lately, given the season, I’ve been focusing on lots of desserts and holiday fare.  So with this recipe, I wanted to get away from that briefly, hey Thanksgiving might be over but Christmas is coming, and I have a few recipes coming down the pipe for that! Carne Asada has to be […]