Slow Cook: Ropa Vieja

August 5, 2019
- Beef,

Serves 2

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Cook Time: 11.5 hours

Ropa vieja is a Cuban dish that translates to “old clothes”. While this may not be the most appetizing description, it refers to this dish’s signature meat, flank steak, when it breaks down to long, juicy strands of meat after a lengthy braise. While we often think of flank steak as a quick-cook cut best marinated and then grilled over red-hot coals, in this dish we skip the grill..

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My Cook: Chimichurri Steak

July 22, 2019
- Beef,

 

Serves 2

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours

Chimichurri is an Argentinian sauce known for its bold, bright flavor profile. While traditional Chimichurri consists of chopped parsley, oregano, garlic, olive oil, and vinegar, we chose to up the ante giving ours a deep herbaceous flavor with fresh cilantro, a pop of lime juice, and some heat from chili powder and red pepper flakes. Its fresh, summery taste is the perfect complement..

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Slow Cook: Short Rib Ragu

July 18, 2019
- Beef,

Serves 4

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 13.5 hours

Short ribs are one of the most versatile cuts of beef. They can be seared, glazed, braised, roasted, grilled, the list goes on and on. There are two reasons for this versatility: first, short ribs have lots of delicious beefy fat, and fat means flavor. Second, short ribs have a really fine texture, so when you braise them they get very tender and melt in your mouth. This is all a..

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Slow Cook: Chicken Enchiladas with Black Beans and Rice

July 11, 2019

 

Serves 4

Active Time: 20 minutes

Total Cook Time: 5 hours

Most chicken enchilada recipes require you to have pre-cooked chicken. With Suvie you can pump up the flavor of the enchilada sauce by slow cooking the juicy chicken thighs with the sauce while you’re at work, then come home to perfectly tender chicken that’s ready to be shredded and mixed in with shredded cheese and sauce. Then simply roll up the fillings with the flour tortillas,..

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Slow Cook: Pastelón de Plátano Maduro

June 27, 2019
- Beef,

Serves 4-6

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Cook Time: 3 hours and 15 minutes

Pastelón de plátano maduro is a popular dish in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic and is composed of layers of sweet, mashed plantains and savory beef. Some people liken pastelon de platano maduro to Caribbean lasagna where the plantains take the place of the pasta. The finishing touch for all the delicious layers is a sprinkling of gooey, melted cheese. The..

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My Cook: Ham and Swiss Strata

May 30, 2019
- Pork,

 

Serves 6-8

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 2.5 hours

We took a classic ham and Swiss sandwich and turned it into an easy to prepare, impossible to ignore breakfast dish: Strata. A quintessential American breakfast casserole, our strata stays true to the basic formula. Fluffy brioche bread is layered with shredded Swiss cheese and diced pieces of ham. Dijon mustard adds a little spice to the custard that’s poured over the casserole and..

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Slow Cook: Mujadara

May 29, 2019

 

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Cooking Time: 2 hours

Mujadara is an Iraqi recipe that dates back to the 13th century. This dish consists of lentils and rice flavored with a variety of different herbs and spices. We like to think that this recipe has lasted for as long as it has because it is highly flavored and incredibly delicious. Some recipes call for the finished dish to be topped with caramelized onions and tangy yogurt, which add..

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Slow Cook: Spicy Chickpeas with Chorizo

May 21, 2019
- Pork,

 

Serves 2

Prep Time:15 minutes

Total Cook Time: 5 hours, 45 minutes

This hearty, flavorful dish can easily be served as a main meal or as a side amongst other Spanish-style small plates. We love this dish for its variety of textures and flavors. The chorizo is broiled until crisp, then stirred together with flavorful harissa, hearty chickpeas, and tangy tomatoes. These elements then slow cook for 4 hours before getting topped with creamy..

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Slow Cook: Rice Pudding with Strawberries and Toasted Almond

May 18, 2019

Serves 6

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

Rice pudding is a dish found in myriad iterations all over the world. The premise is simple: rice cooked in liquid and sweetened. The natural starches in the rice thicken the liquid to create a rich pudding. While many rice pudding recipes are as simple as that, we wanted to bring a few extra ingredients to the table to really make this dish shine. In our recipe, we call for..

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My Cook: Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

May 15, 2019

Serves: 6

Total prep time: 25 minutes

Total cook time: 3 hours 45 minutes

Ah, carrot cake. Is there any better way to consume vegetables than in a sweet, spicy and fragrant cake topped with tangy cream cheese frosting? I think not. This recipe brings together all of the elements that make carrot cake so wonderful without overwhelming your palate with spice. We wanted cinnamon and ginger, but only enough to complement the taste of the carrots..

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