Chips & a Deli Sandwich for Lunch

There are some days I just want to scream “Uncle” at the world and go back to bed. Obviously thank to this thing called adulting I cannot do that – so instead I hit the easy button. Chips & a deli sandwich for lunch it is, and you know what? I’m really, totally okay with…

Tex-Mex vs. Mexican Food

Did you know there’s a difference between Tex-Mex and Mexican food? If you look around online, you’ll find lots of debate over which cooking style is better. Some “traditionalists” even question if Tex-Mex is an actual form of American cuisine. No matter where the debate goes, Tex-Mex has officially earned its place on the American…

I love Cafe Mocha

I had the hankering for a cafe mocha yesterday and instead of heading to Starbucks I went to another big national food chain that just opened in town. Disaster! Not only did it not taste good – I totally got sick later in the day (I can only assume it was from the strange “syrup”…

Buy Block Cheese on Sale

I can hear you wondering what I’m talking about. But really – buy block cheese on sale. Read my tip below. You can thank me later. Did you know my cookbook launched a few weeks ago? You can purchase it through my shop. If you like what you’re reading, be sure to check out my…

Chicken Soft Tacos

So I made chicken soft tacos. This is super fast & easy – perfect for those week night dinners when you’re half in the chair and half out the door heading to some kid activity. If you’re in a pinch feel free to use rotisserie chicken. If I had enough counter space I’d totally live…

Smoky Beef Taco Meat

I can take no credit for this recipe as it was given to me by my sister and I’m not sure where she got this recipe for smoky beef taco meat. This is made with chipotle chiles in adobo sauce. Be warned it is spicy – so serve it with plenty of sour cream. I…

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Ole! This recipe for watermelon agua fresca is perfect for hot days. I hope you enjoy how simple this is to make. Did you know my cookbook launched a few weeks ago? You can purchase it through my shop. If you like what you’re reading, be sure to check out my sloCooking archive site. Watermelon…

What Do You Do with Brown Sugar That is Too Hard?

Cooking Tips with sloCooking What Do You Do with Brown Sugar That is Too Hard? Microwave hardened brown sugar for 30 seconds to make it soft again. If you like what you see here – feel free to check out the sloCooking archive site.

Slow Cooked BBQ Pulled Chicken

Ok, I’m straying from Mexico for today, but I couldn’t help it. I had a hankering for a pulled pork sandwich. So what do I make? Slow cooked BBQ pulled chicken! Yes – I did this with chicken and it was crazy good. Crowd pleaser for sure and totally kid approved. Best part? Put it…

Cranberry Tequila Punch

I’m on a mission this month  since 1) we’re in May, and 2) the weather is warming up – to make you long for the cool breezes, warm weather and tequila drinks found in Mexico.  This recipe for cranberry tequila punch certainly fits the bill. How am I doing so far? I went to college…

Slow Cooker Pork Chile Verde

Since we’ve hit May, I’m attempting to do a full Mexican theme with the food this month. Here’s a recipe for slow cooker pork chile verde. So far so good I say. And since my family loves eating this way it’s a win win for me. While this might not be the quickest recipe, it…

Simple Trick for a Fast Homemade Breakfast

Cooking tips with sloCooking. Simple Trick for a Fast Homemade Breakfast If making pancakes or waffles – make a double batch. Freeze left overs for fast homemade “toaster” breakfasts. Bonus – this is kid approved. If you’d like to see past information, please visit the sloCooking archive site.

Margarita for Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo! To celebrate here is the recipe for one of my favorite beverages. We acquired this particular recipe while running our catering company. This is a crowd pleaser and one that I like to make when making mass quantities of margaritas! This variety is mixed and served on the rocks – not…

Easy Mexican Stewed Chicken

I know you feel it too – that moment of panic when you realize that you have to cook dinner but just can’t seem to put it together fast enough. That dreaded mom guilt. Hits you in the gut every time. Do I work, or do I stop what I’m doing to slave in the…

Boost Your Omega 3s with Food

Cooking Tips with sloCooking Boost Omega 3’s with Food Incorporate canned anchovies into your meals to give yourself a healthy boost of Omega 3’s! For past issues, visit the sloCooking archive site.