Sweet and Sour Balls

My mom’s sweet and sour meatballs have been around for a long time, but I never really liked them. Now that my aversion to ground meat has mostly subsided, I opened myself to the possibility of trying them again. And then David started expressing his desire for Swedish meatballs (which he last had at Ikea when we moved apartments a few years ago). And then I was talking to my mom and trying to come up with a slow-cooked, make-ahead … Continue reading

Lamb Fesenjan: Pomegranate Stew

I have been taking the cooking class of my culinary dreams, and the first few weeks focused exclusively on different kinds of meat. One of the dishes we made on lamb night was this wonderful pomegranate lamb stew, and its flavors were so unique that I had to make it at home. Lamb has a very specific flavor- almost floral to my palate, and honestly, I don’t like it. But I know that this stew is objectively fabulous. The pomegranate … Continue reading

Tender and Moist Buffalo Pulled Chicken

It is impossible to make too much of this fantastic pulled chicken. It is so flavorful and delicious that I can eat it again and again- hot or cold, by fork or by bread. All of the cooking is done in one pot, so it doesn’t make a huge mess either. And your relatively mild efforts will be rewarded with a truly crave-worthy and scrumptious meal. To make this incredible pulled chicken, heat a dutch oven or other oven-proof pot … Continue reading