Category Archives: Crock pot/Slow cooker
I don’t know about you, but I love an appliance that does the bulk of the work. My Crock Pot is that workhorse. Crock Pot … slow cooker … Call it what you will. Either way, it simplifies dinnertime. What … Continue reading
Hi Chicklets & Roosters! I’ve missed y’all! Sorry I’ve been away so long but here in the Commonwealth of Virginia life just doesn’t slow down, especially when school starts! In fact, I’ve been running so hard dealing with the kidlets … Continue reading
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I was going through the pantry the other day and noticed an overabundance of lentils. There must’ve been a sale. After I made my good buddy Kim’s cabbage & lentil soup, then turned those leftovers into a lentil meatloaf, I … Continue reading
So I thought I’d give it a try. Any way to get out of standing at the stove cooking up a whole loaf of French toast for my family has to be a Godsend. And it was!
It’s been one of those weeks. You know…the adventurous kind. I see all these fabo recipes on Pinterest and want to try them all. Right now. This very minute. But I rarely have the exact ingredients on hand and I’m … Continue reading
I’ve never had good luck with dried beans. I can soak them for DAYS and they’ll still be crunchy. I’ve been soaking kidney beans for about 20 hours and I’m about to make red beans and rice the slow cooker. … Continue reading
The Things LOVE my chili. And why is that, do you ask? Is it the perfect ratio of beef to beans? The carefully crafted mixture of seasonings? The warmth and goodness and wholesomeness it provides? No. It’s because whenever I … Continue reading
Wow, last week was awful, post-wise! Sorry, faithful readers, for the lack of kitcheny goodness. This week will be better… I hope. And in the spirit of being a slacker, I bring you a recipe for Slacker Chicken for the … Continue reading
Wednesdays have become crock pot days due to a weekly afternoon appointment. While my two go-to crock pot meals, chili and slacker chicken, are still great, they get tiring after a while.