Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

Crudités.  Cheese cubes.  Pretzels.  Really? This is all we’re gonna offer our vegetarian friends come Sunday?! I don’t think so!

If you can chop 2 veggies, measure some spices, open cans, and toss everything into a CrockPot and walk away, you can have a delicious vegetarian/vegan Sloppy Joe on your Super Bowl table that will fool even the meatiest of meat eaters.

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Guinness Corned Beef, Cheddar Soda Bread & Pilsner Parmesan Potatoes

It’s by pure accident that I’m posting my St. Patrick’s Day Feast – before March 17th!  (I don’t want you to think I’m losing my procrastinating ways). So hopefully, this will give you some ideas for maximizing your drinking family time on Saturday.  This plan is for a day of cooking, with very little of it spent actually cooking – love it!

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Beef Bourguignon Soup with Horseradish Chive Bread

Over the last ten years of serious home cooking, there hasn’t been a single recipe or experience that I haven’t learned something from.  Take for instance the following recipe.  I learned that you should not keep potted plants with unsteady bases close to an open Crock-Pot, it will fall in and you will have dirt soup.  True story – I spent half an hour digging dirt out of this soup – and it was still awesome!

In my defense, it wasn’t that much dirt and it was contained to one spot, so don’t think I’m a total freak for still eating it.

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