Veal Stew with Champagne

Champagne is a wonderful complement to veal and makes a lovely flavorful stew. It is a great use for leftover champagne. Veal makes a milder stew than beef or venison. Serve this Italian style, with risotto.

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Julia Child’s Lamb Navarin for the Slow Cooker

Braised young lamb is the basis for this very classic French ragoût with spring vegetables, known as a la printaniere, made in the slow cooker.

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First about Harvard Common Press…

When my publisher told me they made room on the Not Your Mother’s Cookbook website for a blog for me, I jumped at the chance to write directly to my readers. That means straight from the center of my creative mind to yours. Usually with the writing of a cookbook, my creativity goes through an editing process, then design and layout, then to printing. That’s a lot of layers.

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Slow Cooker Pulled BBQ Chicken

A “Pulled BBQ Chicken” recipe for your Slow Cooker, by Beth Hensperger.

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Mini Turkey Meatball Sliders

Anyone who loves meatballs loves meatball sandwiches, and these sliders (the name for these miniature sandwiches) are irresistible. You can make this sandwich using your choice of a baguette or a small roll, but whatever you choose, it must be…

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