Tag Archives: Slow cooker

Happy Thanksgiving!

I hope all my wonderful friends have a great Thanksgiving! I am thankful for every one of you. Thank you for being you! I’m off celebrating the holiday with my family. If you’ve made a turkey, don’t forget to make turkey stock with it after you remove all the meat from the bird. Place the …

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Slow Cookin’ Monday…….

I’m going to talk about beans this week.  I think that beans are one of the items that I almost exclusively cook in my slow cooker.  It’s the easiest way I know to cook a big ‘ole pot of beans. The rest of my posts this week will be Thanksgiving related.  I’m not going to …

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Pumpkin Chips? This week in Fail……

Yes, I said pumpkin chips. Crisp and chewy….strange And I said FAIL. I’m down to two pumpkins left.  Can you believe it?  I decided to try something different with this pumpkin. After an evening of dinner failure, that resulted in a dinner out.  Okay, that deserves more of an explanation.  I planned to make a …

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Cranberry Apple Sauce

Allieand I are teaming up again this week to bring you slow cooker recipes. We hope that you will join us. Follow the frog link to add a your new or previously posted slow cooker recipe to our link up. A big thanks to Lavender and Lime and The Hoot Eats for joining in on …

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Where I do what I do…

Where do I cook? Where do I write? Have these questions plagued you? Do you stay up at night thinking about my kitchen, my creative space? I hope not. That might mean you’re considering stalking me, which would be REALLY boring for you. For Reals. It could mean that most of the TV shows this …

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Happy Halloween!

The great things about Halloween are the fun, the friends and the candy. And…. the Halloween parties are such fun! Muahahahaha! The good things about parties are too numerous to mention. The bad thing about parties is the clean-up. Yeah. Love parties, hate clean-up. Great parties need a day of rest after them. Well, at …

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Slow it Down, Slow cooker beef stew.

The Winner of my Yoplait giveaway was Linda of Savoring Every Bite! She recently posted a lovely Pumpkin Rugelach recipe that you should totally check out! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I adore my slow cookers. Yes, I said cookers…as in plural, as in I have 3. Well, I have 4 of you count the little dipper (warming only). …

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Chili cheese pies

I got a new iPhone 4S on Friday. The camera is amazing, it even has a flash. Awesomesauce. Because my new phone rocks, and because I heart Liz of a Belle, a Bean and a Chicago dog I’m linking up for iPhone photo phun. I made chili on Tuesday. Yummy turkey chili. Now, I’m making …

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What can you do? Double sick weekend.

Sometimes when it rains, it pours.  Sometimes an upper respiratory plague descends upon a household.  I ended up with 2 kids at the doctor yesterday.  One child with a sinus infection (the teen) and the other child with an upper respiratory infection (the tween).  Which means twice the coughing and twice the grumpy kid issues …

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Meatless Monday….3 bean soup.

I hope you had a wonderful weekend!   We’ve had a wonderful weekend here in central Texas.  🙂  The Texas State Fair opened on Friday, we’re planning to visit the fair tomorrow (Tuesday).  My children have Monday and Tuesday off this week, for the fair and a teacher in-service (6 weeks grade entering day). On Sunday …

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