Posts Tagged ‘slow cooker’

Chicken with Barley & Pecans

Chicken with Barley & Pecans

As the warm days leave us and fall shows it’s beautiful landscape, I always reach for my slow cooker.  It’s a great way to make a complete, healthy meal without a lot of prep time and effort.  I also love how hearty these savory meals are for the evening’s meal and for leftovers in the […]

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Spicy Barbecue Sauce

Spicy Barbecue Sauce

Most people discover a BBQ sauce they love and buy it by the case.  Those with a sense of adventure tinker around in the kitchen for years perfecting their homemade sauce.  I prefer a sweet honey/brown sugar combo but the other half of the house prefers spicy/tangy combo.  Our chicken, burgers and anything else we […]

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Slow Cooker Steamers

Slow Cooker Steamers

It’s pouring like mad here the last few days which makes me always get out the Crock Pot and find something comforting.  Last night I wanted to make steamers.  Many of you call them Sloppy Joes but I grew up calling them steamers.  This recipe is very quick to create and is a hearty meal […]

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Apple Short Ribs

Apple Short Ribs

Most feel fall has arrived when the leaves begin to change or the temperature at night requires that blanket on the bed.  Some even think fall begins the Tuesday after Labor Day.  Me, I feel autumn has arrived when I put my electric spooky pumpkin in the window and then break out the slow cooker and […]

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Polenta Style Corn Casserole

Polenta Style Corn Casserole

I woke this morning missing Mexican food.  Tamales, tacos, tamales and more tamales.  I haven’t been able to find even decent Mexican food in this city.  If you are a fabulous Mexican chef and want to strike it rich, come to NYC and open an authentic Mexican restaurant.  I want pinatas and margaritas as well […]

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Apple Brown Betty

Apple Brown Betty

Everyone has an aunt or mom or neighbor who makes the best Apple Brown Betty.  I never paid much attention to it until I became addicted to the animated brilliance of King of the Hill.  Peggy Hill has the most amazing self confidence and many times takes credit for coming up with common phrases like […]

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Maple Glazed Meatballs

Maple Glazed Meatballs

Small foods on a cold autumn evening is a wonderful way to spend the evening with your love.  Cuddle up on the sofa, put on an old movie and make a few small dishes for the two of you to snack on all evening.  This recipe is a perfect addition to your fare as you […]

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