Do It Yourself: The Dangers of Night-Crocking (“Always Yummy Beef”)

I never learn. I obviously never learn, right? I get all overeager and suddenly I’m in the middle of another crock-pocalypse. Last year I went to 25 Degrees, the burger place at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood. I took pictures and intended to blog it, but was so overwhelmed by the portions (particularly the burger size) that looking at the pictures made me sick. So … Continue reading Do It Yourself: The Dangers of Night-Crocking (“Always Yummy Beef”)

The (Not-Too-Terrible) Curse of the Crock Pot

You may recall that I did some crock pot cooking last weekend. Chicken cacciatore. It made a very delicious dinner on Saturday night. I ate it again for lunch on Sunday. On Monday I brought it to work with the last of the linguine. On Tuesday I forgot to make more linguine, so I just ate chicken. And I kept eating the chicken on Wednesday, … Continue reading The (Not-Too-Terrible) Curse of the Crock Pot

Do It Yourself: Crock Pot Chicken Cacciatore

I recently acquired a crock pot, and I have been very excited about cooking in it! First of all– you can throw a bunch of food in the crock pot before work, and when you get home it’s a delightful, fragrant meal. Second– there are always leftovers! Does it get any better than that? Yesterday I broke in my crock pot by making Chicken Cacciatore … Continue reading Do It Yourself: Crock Pot Chicken Cacciatore