Pork Carnitas Tacos

Pork Carnitas

This recipe for pork carnitas has been making a regular appearance on our dinner table the past couple months.  I love this recipe for many reasons, the top being it is incredibly simple to make.  In fact, it is ridiculously easy to make. I find it funny that friends who are not in the immediate and […]

Slow Braised Italian Meatballs

Slow Braised Italian Meatballs

Slowly braising meatballs at a low temperature creates an amazingly moist meatball.  This recipe for slow braised Italian Meatballs is outstanding, and has become a favorite in our household.  Not only does slowly braising create a moist meatball but the sauce that is created would make even Noona smile. Did everyone have a great Christmas? […]

Kale Stuffed Pork Loin Roast

Kale Stuffed Pork Loin Roast

This week at The Back Burner we will be sharing Christmas main courses.  If, we were hosting at our home this year, I would make this gorgeous (and delicious) stuffed pork loin roast.  It is stuffed with a mixture of fresh herbs, dinosaur kale and panko bread crumbs.  Then it is slowly roasted while being […]

Turkey Meatloaf Cupcakes

Turkey Meatloaf Cupcakes

What kid isn’t going to love it when you present a serving dish full of Turkey Meatloaf Cupcakes for dinner?  OMG, this is one of the funnest recipes we have created in a long time, and not only did we try it out on some kids but we also tried it out on some adults. […]

Pomegranate Chicken

Pomegranate Chicken

The talent behind the Back Burner is going to be sharing recipes made with pomegranates this week.  Once I read that we were going to be working with this ingredient, I decided to learn more about it.  Honestly, all I honestly knew was how delicious it is. Pomegranates originated in Persia (modern day Iran) and […]

Caramelized Pork

Caramelized Pork

This week at the Back Burner we are cooking up recipes using candy.  Yes, candy and my recipe includes meat.  I immediately thought of an old recipe I had made in the past, braised pork belly.  I wanted more flavor, something a bit more exotic and enticing.  This recipe for pork shoulder is a slow […]

Beer Braised Beef Short Ribs

Beer Braised Beef Short Ribs

We are working hard over at Chez Us with updating the site.  It is hard to focus on back-end things like this when all you want to do is develop new recipes such as these outrageous beer braised beef short ribs.  Pure comfort food. You may or may not know that I (Denise) have been […]

Guest Post | Erica Gelb

Rogan Josh

Thrilled to say this is our first guest post.  Erica came to Chez Us when we were hosting a father’s day gift away.  She won the lovely Eat Boutique gift box, and was more than excited about winning.  Over the course of a couple days I received an email from Erica, asking us if we […]