I have a confession to make. I’m not proud of this and some might call it a guilty pleasure but I need to get this off my chest before I tell you about our next little adventure pit-stop.

I, Amy, genuinely enjoy a gas station hot dog. ::yelp:: That’s right folks. I’ve said it. Those probably not safe for consumption, hot dogs you see at your local corner store that are cooked on the rotating thingamabob. I get so excited when I get one. The plumpiness, the beef, the whatever else. Yum!

As you all may know by now, my husband, being the chef that he is, looks at me like a leper, but like a really cute leper you’d still be friends with, every time I buy one. He’s supportive but still doesn’t quite get it.

Anyways, the moral of the story, is I like hot dogs. Good hot dogs. Slow cooked, not grilled, hot dogs that just hit the right spot in your stummy hole. And he took me to a hot dog lover’s paradise.

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Slow Cooker Barbacoa

Welcome to the first post for Foodie Friday!!!

I am in no way, shape or form a chef or a “cook” for that matter. I just love to cook and learn new things when it comes to food. My husband is a chef, as you may have seen from a previous post. So, these are just tried and true recipes that he has taught me, or that I have learned or created on my own that I wanted to share.

Today is Slow Cooker Barbacoa and if you are Mexican like me, this is an important staple in life. If you like Mexican food— like me— then this is also an important staple for your life. Get past what the first ingredient is and I promise, you will love it.


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