Caregiving from my kitchen

Tag: Brown & Braise

Three Orange Pork

Three Orange Pork

Sometimes inspiration comes from food that is lovely, fresh and seasonal. Sometimes it comes from what Needs to be Used… I went to pull an orange out of the crisper and noticed some sweet potatoes I’d forgotten about… oops.  I’d already planned carrots with pork […]

Tamari Mushroom Pork Chops

Tamari Mushroom Pork Chops

Tired of plain, sometimes tough, grilled pork chops?   All right, I’ll admit it  – once in a while, if I’m in a tearing hurry, I’ll just grill a pork chop. But I vastly prefer to brown and braise. Tender meat infused with flavor from […]

One Pot Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

One Pot Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

Make this fast one pot meal of chicken, sweet potatoes and vegetables! A delicious easy dinner! Even food bloggers sometimes walk into the kitchen, glance at the clock – and realize we don’t have enough time to cook the meal we had planned. Or at […]

Pressure Cooker Beef Stew

Pressure Cooker Beef Stew

You see, there’s this pressure cooker… I had an old stovetop pressure cooker, which had been my mother’s, some 30 years ago, and was never really fond of it. For one thing, I was still eating white rice more than brown, canned beans more than […]

Red Beans with Pork – Protein Flip

Red Beans with Pork – Protein Flip

Protein Flip. That’s the term the Culinary Institute of America is using in a white paper, about the need for chefs and other food professionals to stop obsessing about meat and other animal protein. The Culinary Institute of America is weighing in on this? Yes…