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St. Patrick’s Day — Roasted Cabbage and Potatoes — Slow Cooker Recipe

Irish cabbage MG_0601Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day!  Cozy up to a big plate full of roasted cabbage, potatoes, and garlic. The Ingredients.   –1 small head of cabbage –12-14 colorful baby potatoes –10-12 whole cloves of garlic –1/4 cup olive oil –2 T balsamic vinegar –1 t kosher salt –1/2 t black pepper The Directions. –wash […]

Slow Cooker Irish Potatoes Recipe

IMG_9073Irish Potatoes — butter and lemon and more! Next time you’re assigned a side dish for a potluck bring Irish Potatoes – They’re magically delicious! The Ingredients. serves 8 to 10 2 1/2 pounds potatoes, cut into wedges (I used Russet, and didn’t peel; red would work great too) 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup butter, […]

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 […]