10 Ways to Cook Short Ribs that will Make You Happy this Winter

Are you craving comfort food? We nominate short ribs for the most satisfying of winter meals. These braise-worthy ribs are perfect in a slow cooker or an enamel cast iron pot, where low temps and long cooking time transform tough, sinewy cuts into meltingly tender tidbits. Read on for 10 ways to enjoy short ribs, and fire…

What Makes Leftovers Better the Next Day?

We all know that leftovers are often better than the original dish. But what kind of kitchen alchemy makes this happen? Chemical reactions continue to take place even after food is done cooking, as flavors mellow and textures change. Gastro Obscura tackles the age-old question in this important post. Here are our favorite recipes that taste…

Is Chili an Aphrodisiac?

Happy National Chili Day! Held on the fourth Thursday of February each year, National Chili Day gives us the opportunity to ask important questions about this dish. Think you love chili? Have a look at the motto of the Chili Appreciation Society. Just the aroma of chili is an invitation to rapture. In the 19th century…

5 Chili Recipes to Try Now

This time of year there’s nothing better than a pot of bubbling chili on the stove – or in the slow cooker – scenting the house with its powerful aromas. When cooking for game day, chili is practically a requirement. It makes an easy weekend dinner for the family, and can provide leftovers for lunch or…

Top 7 Favorites for Game Day Grub

Football fans who also happen to be foodies know that the Super Bowl is a chance to eat well and to show off their kitchen skills to a whole party at the big game. First off, we are offering 15% off a choice selection of items like ribs, sausages, ground beef (Wagyu included!) and various…

October is ….

… National Chili Month,  National Apple Month and National Pork Month.  Yes, all in October. Who decides these things? Whoever you are, we thank you. To celebrate, we offer you recipes that involve one or more of these, because we don’t have one for pork and apple chili. But that could be interesting…Happy October! Anasazi…

Super Bowl Sunday, the Meat of the Matter

For something beyond finger food…that will stick to the ribs and help absorb some of the alcohol on game day, here are our picks. You can’t go wrong with chili. It’s a one-pot, make-ahead meal that can be ladled out in haste between plays. Melt some cheese on top, serve with corn chips. Or with…