My friend Abby and I have an annual tradition of watching the entire Lord of the Rings trilogy in a single cold, winter’s day every January or February. Nevermind that it turned out to be about 60 degrees on our “cold” day this year. 😛 We added a new tradition of walking around the block with each disk change and continued a tradition started last year of making some sort of slow cooker “stew” to eat when Eowyn makes Aragorn stew in The Two Towers.
This year’s dish was based on this recipe from pinchofyum.com and it was SO GOOD. I’ve been making this for my cooking club, too, so (as usual) I increased the protein and made it as simple as humanly possible. Continue reading