Slow Cooker French Dips

This is one of those rare times that I offer you a classic, meat-focused recipe…so get excited!

I happened to be craving a good French dip sammy a few weeks ago, and so I set out to find a nice slow cooker recipe that would make flavorful and tender meat with a tasty dipping sauce.

The slow cooker is perfect in this case since it’s a set it and forget it type of situation that results in really tasty meat and broth. You can almost drink this au jus, it’s so good!

We enjoyed eating off of this recipe for many days, creating delicious sandwiches, or you could even throw it on a crisp salad. We added some greens to our sandwiches with some baby arugula.

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Pulled Pork for the Win

It’s one of my favorite seasons of every two years: The Olympics!

For the last five days, I have been glued to the TV soaking up every swimming, diving, gymnastics, kayaking, soccer and other competitions.

The only sad thing is that I’m kind of a couch potato while doing it, but I figure as long as I have my morning walks, I’m good for a little couching.

For the opening ceremonies, I knew that we had to have a great meal to celebrate the occasion.

It would have made more sense to go with British fare, but I decided to do Mexican.

And it was slow-cooker pulled pork tacos for the win! It took the gold! It soared with flying colors!

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