BBQ Pulled Pork

I knew it was going to be a long day, and I wouldn’t have any energy left for cooking dinner. Little did I know it was also going to be a crummy day, so I was doubly glad to come home to the smell of dinner bubbling away in the slow cooker. Less than 15 minutes…

Homemade Vegetable Broth

I really never understood the point of vegetable broth. I tried several brands, & actively disliked most. Then I remembered there was a recipe in the slow cooker cookbook my niece Rachel gave me, & figured I’d give it a go. Homemade is almost always better than bought, so I didn’t think it was fair…

Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin Carnitas

Shown here with steamed fresh asparagus from my garden, fresh winter salsa,  Citrus-Pickled Red Onion With Jalapeño (which I thought was at its best flavor about 2 hours after I made it), and a big dollop of Nonfat plain Greek yogurt. Really, you won’t know it’s not sour cream, but your cardiologist will. You could also use the pork as…