Red Cabbage Crockpot Stew

Crockpot Red Cabbage Stew

Crockpot Red Cabbage Stew

I was still working on a way to use up the major purple (red) cabbage my P.S. (Princely Spouse) brought home.  I’d made a lavender colored soup that had great flavors in spite of being odd colored.  This time I wanted a lot of beef and some carrots along with the cabbage.  I was looking to make a deconstructed cabbage roll. Continue reading

Dad’s Oxtail Stew

Oxtail Stew

Oxtail Stew

Happy Birthday, Dad!  My Dad’s birthday is always around Father’s Day and my Mom’s birthday is always around Mother’s Day.  They’re within a day or two, or on the same day as the holiday some years!  As a kid I thought parents were all that way.  It just seemed logical.  Later of course I learned it was simply a unique coincidence. Continue reading

Crockpot Boef Bourguignon

Boef Bourguignon

Boef Bourguignon

I’ve always thought boef bourguignon sounded like something that was too fussy for me to attempt.  I saw the movie ‘Julie and Julia’ and Amy Adams had quite a time making the beef stew.  But I just happened into a recipe that made it sound easy, and so I made it.  It is totally worth learning to pronounce the name of this dish! Continue reading