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You might be wondering what I was thinking with this beef roast. But it works. It just works. You’re just going to have to try it yourself and see. Get the full recipe for Slow Cooker Beef Roast with Apples, Carrots, Onions and Red Potatoes here. Welcome to our 31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals! […]
Please. I beg of you. Stop what you are doing right now and run to the store to buy some ripe peaches. They must be ripe, slightly soft to the touch with a bit of give when you gently squeeze it. Buy a bunch of them. And then make this. And then come back and […]
This past weekend, I was in Portland and dined out at an Indian restaurant. I might have drooled while I ate my Tandoori. But mostly because it has thinly julienned pieces of ginger. I really could have just eaten a bowl of julienned ginger and the mango chutney and been happy. But the Tandoori was […]
Yes, it can be done. And you should try it. It’s pretty simple and straightforward…let me know what you think! Get the full recipe for Slow Cooker Macaroni & Cheese here. Welcome to our 31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals! July is a HOT month for most of us and one of my favorite ways […]
I don’t ask you to do this often, but I’m going to have to ask you to trust me on this. Not only is this a super mom-friendly recipe (given that all the ingredients cook together in one dish!), it’s also a super kid friendly dish. The maple gives off just enough sweetness to the […]
I have a problem. But I know it’s a problem and I’m working on it. Each week is different, some weeks better than others. Here is my problem: I bite off more than I can chew. (Not with food…with our schedule.) While I crave simplicity and flexibility, I also know that I don’t like to […]
Here’s what I want you to do with this one…I want you to cook this out on your back porch. First make sure it’s in a safe place and that no wildlife will try to sneak a bite. Then let it slow cook the day away outside. But don’t be surprised if some of your […]
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Want to only spend 5 minutes…maybe even 3 minutes…on dinner?! Then this meal is for you! Add sausage. Add canned tomatoes. Add frozen peppers and onions. Slow Cook. So easy, you might even have your 8 year old do it! Hope you enjoy this recipe as much as our family does!!! Get the full recipe […]
Potato bars are such a fun and simple dinner…where everyone gets to make their own dinner and you don’t have to short order cook! Well, it’s FAR TOO HOT outside to be baking potatoes in the oven. Just the thought of 400 degree oven running for an hour right now makes me sweat. BUT…you can […]