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bitterquill


bitterquill
 
Home Town: Portland, Oregon, USA
Living In: Blackfoot, Idaho, USA
Member Since: Jan. 2012
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Walking, Reading Books
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Recipe Reviews 88 reviews
Easy Meatloaf
Good as-is, and has all the parts of a standard meatloaf recipe so it's easy to customize. I used 1lb of ground turkey and 1/2lb ground beef, and only half an onion (1 cup) because it was large. I sauteed the onion (until translucent) with 6 thick-cut slices of bacon which I had diced (about 6oz) and 2 tsp of minced garlic. I used Italian seasoned breadcrumbs and 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper, and added 1/4 tsp each onion powder and granulated garlic. I reduced the milk considerably (to 1/3 cup) and made the sauce with 1/2 cup ketchup, 3 tbsp yellow mustard and 2 tbsp brown sugar. I shaped the meat into two small loaves, topped them with 2/3 of the sauce, and baked 1 hour, adding the remaining sauce after 45 minutes.

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Reviewed On: Feb. 11, 2014
Slow Cooker Carnitas
I doubled the spice mixture (except for the salt, which I multiplied by 1.5), and used a 14.5oz can of chicken broh instead of the full 2 cups (since I still didn't quite use all the liquid, that was sufficient). It only needed 8 hours on low in my crock pot before it shredded extremely easily, and once it was shredded, I separated the meat from the liquid, added 2 tsp chili powder and 1/2 tsp cayenne to the liquid, and put the meat in the oven to broil. I added about 3/4 of the liquid total, a little at a time at a time, stirring whenever the top was nicely caramelized and the liquid was mostly used up. During cooking I can't say I loved the smell of the cinnamon, but once it was finished the flavor wasn't overpowering. Overall it was quite good, and I served it on tortillas with some bacon guacamole.

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Reviewed On: Jan. 28, 2014
California Guacamole with Bacon
I used a 6 slices of bacon instead of 4 (to use up the rest of a package), and it was pretty tasty. Then I added (per Naples34102's review) 1/2 teaspoon each dried cilantro and cumin, 1/2 large jalapeƱo and the juice of a lime, and it was even better. I used it on carnitas.

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Reviewed On: Jan. 28, 2014
 
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