Crockpot Wednesday: June 6, 2018: Urban Farm Fest

Ellen Brown from Heifer International was on with us to talk about their fun event tomorrow.  Here’s the link to Urban Farm Fest. 

Pulled-Pork Tacos

Prep Time: 15 Mins

Other Time: 8 Hours 15 Mins

Yield: Makes 6 servings

Recipe by Real Simple with some additions and alterations by Ellen Brown



2 cups store-bought salsa

2 tablespoons chili powder

2 tablespoons dried oregano

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

Kosher salt 1 teaspoon

2 1/2-pound boneless pork butt or shoulder, trimmed of excess fat

2 heads of Romain Lettuce

1/2 cup fresh cilantro sprigs

3/4 cup sour cream

1 lime, cut into wedges

2 mangos

2 avocados


How to Make It

In a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine the salsa, chili powder, oregano, cocoa, and 1 teaspoon salt. Add the pork and turn to coat.

Cook, covered, until the meat is tender and pulls apart easily, on high for 4 to 5 hours or on low for 7 to 8 hours.

Using 2 forks, shred the pork and stir into the cooking liquid.

Cut the mangos and avocados into small cubes.

Use the lettuce as your taco shell and add cilantro, sour cream, lime, mango and avocado.


Dress Codes and #PassTheSkirt

Dress Codes and #PassTheSkirt

Students at Parkview High School in Little Rock started #PassTheSkirt in response to dress code enforcement.  We asked the question: What do you think about dress codes for students?