Crockpot Pulled Beef

A few weeks before Rosh Hashana, when I was trying to figure out our menu for Shabbos of the first round of upcoming 3 day Yomim Tovim, I came up with this recipe. I didn’t want to leave on a flame or oven (thank you 3 day yahrzeit candle) but the food still needed to be fresh, easy and delicious. Enter the Crockpot and this heavenly pulled beef. Let me back up. We don’t usually do cholent

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Breakfast for Dinner

Meals in our house are usually simple and always cost effective. I had an extra loaf of bread in the freezer and what seemed like a million dozen eggs in the fridge. So when I made my meal plan for the week, I wanted to incorporate these extras that we had on hand. I decided to make french toast, a family favorite, accompanied by a fruit salad. I used whichever fruit I found at home.

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Sheet Pan Stir Fry

Who says the only way to make stir fry is to keep stirring at the stove? My kids love Asian flavors, and I love recipes that I can prep in advance and then just throw in the oven, (or have Hubs grill) when it is time for dinner. This is the perfect recipe for that. Marinate the chicken over night, do all the veggie prep and keep in a bag in the fridge till you

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Crock-pot Hawaiian Chicken & Rice

I love simple recipes. Those with just three to four ingredients, and then five minutes later, you are done. This is one of those. While I used boneless chicken, I would recommend bone-in chicken to keep it moist. The boneless cutlets had a little of a dry texture which is totally avoidable by using bone-in chicken.  The concept of this recipe is from Pinterest. Combine crushed pineapple and barbecue sauce for a fruity, Hawaiian BBQ

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Mediterranean Sumac Chicken

I am always looking for new Mediterranean recipes so when I saw Pereg Ground Sumac, I decided to give it a try.  I must confess, I love grilling my Mediterranean food–like shish kabob or shawarma baby chicken, but frying this chicken in a cast iron skillet is definitely a second best option (I needed an excuse to try my new cast iron skillet). Plus, with a nice purple hue, this chicken looks awesome to serve

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