Well, it’s March and it’s still very wintery outside. All I want is some sunshine and the possibility to decorate our tiny little balcony with some flora. We have now reached the point where it feels like there is no hope for warmth and sunshine ever again and that we are in fact entering a permanent ice age.
This post has started off so optimistic and happy. Sorry for bringing you all down. A delicious, healthy, low-carb recipe follows as consolation.
The crux of this recipe is that your marinate/cook your beef in the slow cooker for several hours, then steam/boil/cook some broccoli, throw that in there and warm everything up again.
As far as slow cooking goes, it’s sort of top and bottom heavy (instead of just one or the other), but neither side takes much time and it comes out pretty darn good.
In the morning, I started with putting together my sauce in the slow cooker, after spraying the bottoms and sides with cooking spray. (I just started using cooking spray in the slow cooker, and it really does make cleanup a breeze!) Then I poured in some water, soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, sesame oil, a few tablespoons of brown sugar, a minced clove of garlic, and some minced ginger. [Read more...]