12 Hour Green Beans and Ham

12 Hour Green Beans and Ham - Solid Gold Eats

This Thanksgiving was the first time I cooked the holiday dinner in my own kitchen. Our menu for two went something like this: turkey, gravy, stuffing, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, buttered corn, rolls, cranberries, and green beans and ham. For two. Planning for this feast meant a few hours of identifying appropriate ingredients, shopping… 

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Slow Cooker Vietnamese Pho

Slow Cooker Vietnamese Pho - Solid Gold Eats

Have you ever warmed your face over a steamy bowl of Vietnamese pho? ┬áSure, the word itself does not roll off the American tongue easily, but once you take your first slurp, you will continue to crave it like your grandma’s chicken noodle soup. Pho (pronounced “fuh”) is a Vietnamese soup with rice noodles, thinly… 

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Hard Cider Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Hard Cider Pulled Pork Sandwiches - Solid Gold Eats

Everyone needs an easy weeknight meal that they can count on. A meal with few ingredients, little prep time and a lot of flavor. Whenever I know I am working late for an event, I always try to put something in the slow cooker so that I do not have to think about dinner after… 

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How to Cook a Whole Chicken in a Slow Cooker + Stubb’s BBQ Chicken Sliders Recipe

How to Cook a Whole Chicken in a Slow Cooker + Stubb's BBQ Chicken Sliders 3

Whole chickens used to intimidate me. You mean I have to clean out the insides AND cut it up once it is cooked? It baffled me as to why anybody would want to do this until I decided to roast a whole chicken in the oven and WOW was it amazing. Roasting a chicken, however,… 

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Randall Beans Recipe: Slow Cooker White Beans with Smoked Turkey Legs

Slow Cooker White Beans and Smoked Turkey Legs

I haven’t yet announced on Solid Gold Eats my partnership with Randall Beans. They asked if I would develop a few recipes for their website, take pictures and send them the details. I was already a big advocate for the beans, so this sounded like a great idea to me. While I want you to… 

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Bolognese sauce – tasty, but not photogenic

Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce

John and I have a love affair with bolognese sauce. It happened when we went to an event at Houlihan’s, a small plates restaurant in Castleton Mall, where we both tried a bolognese sauce so delicious that we vowed to spend eternity finding the exact recipe. Well, not really. At least John didn’t sign up… 

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