I don't know about you, but the busyness of fall has already started for us-- cross county practice, youth theater classes, swim lessons, youth group, Lego Robotics practice. Oy! I know that slow cooker meals are a life-saver on those days when I'm not home for a while before we need to eat dinner. … [Read more...] about Win an Instant Pot and Enter the 31 Day Slow Cooker Challenge
It's getting to be busy fall time! Rehearsals, classes, practices--almost all of our afternoons and evenings are full. So, I don't have time to spend in the kitchen getting dinner ready. I love crock-pot meals because they are fast and easy. But, they have to taste good and look good, too! Be … [Read more...] about Five 3-Ingredient Crock-Pot Dinners My Family Loves!
This week I've been experimenting with some new recipes, and they haven't gone over well. I was trying the "make-ahead frozen and then put in the crock-pot" meals. They're too mushy and don't "present" well. So, my husband helped me go through my recipes to identify the winners and get a list … [Read more...] about 35+ Winner Meals for Fall
Last review of 2011: Creative Slow-Cooker Meals: Use Two Slow Cookers for Tasty and Easy Meals by Cheryl Moeller. When Cheryl first told me about her cookbook and its focus on using two slow cookers, I had my husband buy us a second one as soon as they were on sale at Aldi! This is … [Read more...] about Review of “Creative Slow-Cooker Meals: Use Two Slow Cookers for Tasty and Easy Meals”by Cheryl Moeller
**Jars of this delicious homemade Apple Butter would make an awesome Christmas gift! Are you ready to make some yummy apple butter? My husband LOVES it, so I've been making lots every fall for the past few years. Here's the recipe: Crock Pot Apple Butter 20 … [Read more...] about Canning Crock Pot Apple Butter- A Tutorial
Such an easy meal, and really good for the fall! I made this yesterday. It's one of the few meals that ALL my kids will eat! One thing I do every November is buy lots (10-15) of bags of cranberries when they're on sale around Thanksgiving. No preparation needed--just throw them in the freezer. I … [Read more...] about Crock-pot Turkey Breast and Cranberry Sauce