Category Archives: Crock-pot & Tajine

Pork Ribs in Sweet and Sour Sauce

Quick, and easy, this is a great recipe for ribs, especially if you are having a big family or waiting friends for dinner. The great part about this is how easy they are to prepare, just put in a crock pot, which gives you time to rest before the party while your guests will still think you cooked for...
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Whole Chicken in Crockpot

I am always looking for new crockpot recipes. This time I cooked a whole chicken which turned out juicy, tender and flavorful. The meat easily came off the bones and all  you need to do is put the chicken in the crockpot and cover with spices, turn on the crockpot and wait. Serve the chicken with rice, mashed...
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Asian-Sesame Pork Ribs in Crock-pot

Flavorful and tender meat in an Asian style sauce. The meat falls off the bone as you take them out of the crock!  You can add some vegetables towards the end like carrots, celery, bell peppers, pea pods or cook the vegetables separately and serve them with the meat and white rice. Add the ingredients to your slow cooker before...
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Sweet and Spicy Ribs

In this recipe I use fig jam but you can substitute with any other sweet jam or just use honey. If you don't have spicy tomato paste, replace with chili sauce or chili peppers. There are some options for how you can cook these ribs: simmer in a pan then fry in the oven as I did, or fry them...
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Chicken Tajine with Apples and Pears

A tajine is a clay dish with thick walls and a large conical lid. In a tajine you can cook different dishes  such as chicken with dates, apricots, prunes, raisins, figs, olives, pickled lemons, or, as fish dishes, meat (lamb, pork or beef) and vegetables such as potatoes get very tasty with tomatoes or beans, peas, carrots, bell peppers,...
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Chicken Tajine with Herbs and Spices

I wrote earlier about cooking with a tajine and here is another recipe that is delicious!There are many advantages to cooking in the tagine and this recipe takes advantage of it by keeping the chicken moist and tender and combining all the flavors of the ingredients put into the tagine. This rich flavor can't be made in an ordinary pan....
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