Category Archives: more time to cook

Friday, January 24th, 2014

The 4 Things that Got Me Through the Week

Thank goodness it’s Friday. I can tell you that I’m very much looking forward to relaxing this weekend; perhaps in front of a roaring fire if I can convince Tim to make one, perhaps drinking something that will warm the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Winter Cooking Project #5: Slow-Cooked Pork Shoulder

Slow-cooking a pork shoulder fits all of the requirements for winter project cooking: Very little preparation, several hours of leave-alone simmering on the stove or roasting in the oven, hard to screw up, amazing results, great for crowd (say a … Continue reading

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Friday, January 10th, 2014

Winter Cooking Project #4: Make Your Own Granola

I know that there’s a lot of granola out there. I think there must be an entire wing at Whole Foods dedicated to selling pricey bags of the stuff with every imaginable combination of ingredients. But despite it’s availability, I … Continue reading

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Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Winter Cooking Project #3: The Wonders of Ghee

Today’s cooking project is one of the simplest of the week, so simple that it takes only one ingredient and one pot. That’s it. And the benefits are enormous. Known as ghee in Indian cuisine,  it’s the technique of clarifying … Continue reading

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Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Winter Cooking Project # 2: Pot O’ Beans

We’ve all heard a million times how good beans are for the bod. Full of all sorts of nutrients and minerals that can turn you into a superhero, vitamins like B, which helps with metabolism and breaking down carbohydrates. Specifically … Continue reading

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