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Ginger Beef with Onions and Garlic

IMG_4852  Interesting Dish —  Try it!  (Onions and Garlic — so healthy!) The Ingredients. –1-2 pounds beef strips –1/2 cup broth, white wine, beer, or apple juice. I used chicken broth. –1 yellow onion, cut in rings –1 whole head of garlic, peeled –1/2 t ground black pepper –1 inch peeled and grated ginger The […]

Creamy Crock Pot Risotto — Yes you can!

IMG_0308Afraid to make Risotto?  Don’t be —  Try this recipe! Creamy Crock Pot Risotto I’ve always been scared to make risotto because the different cookbooks I have say that you need to stir it constantly on the stove. But there’s no stirring in crockpot cooking! You, too, can make this creamy, cheesy risotto without any […]

Stuffed Peppers – Crock pot, slow cooker recipe

IMG_2162You are “gonna” LOVE these! The Ingredients. –enough peppers to fit your crockpot. I have a 6qt oval Smart Pot, and six nestled perfectly in the stoneware –1 lb lean ground beef –1 cup cooked rice –1 can flavored tomatoes (I used fire roasted, Italian would work. If you don’t have flavored, add 1/2 t […]

Snow Day Fun Day with Fondue in your Slow Cooker

FONDUE IMG_9428Have a fun Snow Day with the Kids! Ingredients: –7 oz milk chocolate –3 oz white chocolate –1 cup marshmallow fluff –1/4 cup heavy whipping cream –1 T almond extract (or you could add Amaretto) The Directions. The best part of this (for me) was that I sent Adam to the store to get the […]

New England Clam Chowder — Slow Cooker Recipe

New+England+Clam+Chowder+slow+cookerWarm up your family with this great slow cooker recipe! 1/2 pound bacon, cooked and diced 1 (6.5-ounce) can minced clams, drained 5 small red potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 1 onion, peeled and diced 1 cup sliced celery 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 teaspoons dried thyme 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon black […]

Chocolate Caramel Cake…in your Slow Cooker!

chocolate cakeWhat could possibly be better than chocolate caramel cake? You got it – chocolate caramel cake in your slow cooker! Ingredients: 4 oz cream cheese 1/2 cup milk or cream 1 cup sour cream 1 egg 1 (16.5 oz) yellow cake mix, unprepared 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 cup mini chocolate chips 2 Tbsp butter […]

Oatmeal in your Slow Cooker

slow cooker oats, slow cooker oatmeal, oatmeal, oatsThere is nothing like a warm bowl of oatmeal on a cold winter’s morning before heading out the door to work or school.  Below you will find a fantastic recipe for oatmeal that will be ready for you when you wake up in the morning. Mix up your toppings in place of the suggested pineapple […]

Triple Berry Cobbler

berry cobbler, berry, cobbler, triple berry cobbler, triple berryTriple Berry Cobbler in your slow cooker? Yes, you read that right! How absolutely divine! This scrumptious dessert is ready in under 3 hours, too! A perfect dish to make for that special someone on Valentine’s Day!   Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground […]

Slow Cooker Fudge

fudgeThis slow cooker fudge is so easy and oh-so delicious! It makes a lot of candy so make sure you have several cookie sheets with wax paper ready to place your candy on. This makes for a great Christmas present, Valentine’s Day gift or a just-because present. I like to place mine in a pretty […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Nacho Dip

chicken nacho dip, nachos, dip, cheese, chicken dip, superbowl, superbowl partyThis Chicken Nacho Dip is so very, very good! It has a good amount of protein with the chicken and beans and is really filling. You can make it as mild or spicy as you prefer by leaving out the jalapeno or adding an additonal pepper to your slow cooker. I like to serve this over a […]