Slow Cooker

These beef tacos may very well be my favorite…of all time. (I’ve probably said that about other tacos before and might say it about future tacos as well. Because I just love tacos.) But really…the salsa verde, the tender beef, the bite from the cilantro and the creaminess and tang from the goat cheese…makes for […]

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Carnitas…so simple to make and so delicious. Add whatever toppings you like…we enjoyed our with salsa and avocados. Also, don’t skip the lime juice…it gives such a delicious flavor to the pork and helps soften the meat as it slow cooks! Also, more slow cooker tacos tomorrow…because who doesn’t love tacos?! Get the full recipe […]

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So, we have a peach issue around here. Not only do we like to eat them. We like to throw them. (And by ‘we,’ I mean Cuatro.) (See video evidence here.) It’s not my fault that they look exactly like tennis balls…and that they beg to be thrown, when you are an 18 month old. […]

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31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals: Goulash

by Jenn K on July 24, 2014

Goulash…what is goulash really?! I have this impression of goulash from what we used to make in when I lived in the Dominican Republic…an impression of ‘just dump whatever veggie in with the meat and toss in some kind of sauce and done. Goulash. I have no idea where that impression came from…but it stuck. […]

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Shredded Beef Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 23, 2014

This is not the first time that I’ve shared a recipe with the mango-avocado combination and it probably won’t be the last. There’s the Grilled Chicken with Mango-Avocado Salsa. There’s the salad version with goat cheese and vinaigrette (which I have for lunch several days a week!). And there’s the pasta version, with Orzo too. It might […]

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More chicken curry meals in the slow cooker. This meal is actually a regular part of our family rotation. The list of meals that we have repeatedly is very short, given that we are always trying new recipes for the website. But this one has been on the list for a few years and will […]

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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! […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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