Slow Cooker / Crock Pot

Thumbnail image for A Slow Cooker Cookbook featuring my Chinese Beef and Broccoli, and a Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker Giveaway!

A Slow Cooker Cookbook featuring my Chinese Beef and Broccoli, and a Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker Giveaway!

14 comments September 8, 2014

I get a ton of requests for slow cooker recipes…and today I deliver! Yep. Over 30 bloggers teamed up to put together a cookbook full of healthy, affordable slow cooker […]

Thumbnail image for Slow Cooker Greek Stuffed Onions

Slow Cooker Greek Stuffed Onions

8 comments January 25, 2014

This recipe was developed by me for STAR Fine Foods. All opinions are 100% my own. Dear Onions, You burn my eyes and make me cry. But you just keep being […]

Thumbnail image for KRAFT Recipe Makers Slow Cooker Hickory BBQ Beef, a Very Culinary Video, and a $100 Visa Card Giveaway

KRAFT Recipe Makers Slow Cooker Hickory BBQ Beef, a Very Culinary Video, and a $100 Visa Card Giveaway

128 comments September 11, 2013

When do/did your kids go back to school? My kids started up again a couple of weeks ago…and it’s already nutty. Haley begged me last dance season to let her […]

Thumbnail image for Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

38 comments March 4, 2013

Begin rant > How is it possible that I don’t have a lick of Irish in me, but growing up, we enjoyed corned beef and cabbage a few times a […]

Thumbnail image for Crock Pot Lentil Soup with Kielbasa

Crock Pot Lentil Soup with Kielbasa

45 comments February 11, 2013

Ever since these (which I’ve made 3x now), I’ve sort of fallen back in love with kielbasa. Not that I ever fell out of love, but…well…I guess it just fell […]

Thumbnail image for Crock Pot Apple Kielbasa Bites

Crock Pot Apple Kielbasa Bites

34 comments January 21, 2013

We spent the day in San Francisco yesterday; took the kids to the aquarium, Pier 39, and Fisherman’s Wharf. Ate. And ate some more. And watched all the odd people. […]

Thumbnail image for Crock Pot Mongolian Beef

Crock Pot Mongolian Beef

73 comments February 28, 2012

…aaaand here’s the other successful crock pot recipe I promised. I know this sort of has 3 strikes against it out of the gate: red meat, expensive red meat, and […]

Thumbnail image for Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

117 comments February 9, 2012

My friend Nicole hates to cook; it’s a complete chore to her. I think she’d rather pick up poop from her pet sitting business or scrub her bathroom floors than […]

Thumbnail image for Slow Cooker Cranberry Chili Mini Meatballs

Slow Cooker Cranberry Chili Mini Meatballs

13 comments January 17, 2012

A teacher of 30 years penned this: In the world of hi-tech gadgetry, I’ve noticed that more and more people who send text messages and emails have long forgotten the […]

Thumbnail image for Pork Ribs with Black Bean Garlic Sauce, for The Chinese New Year

Pork Ribs with Black Bean Garlic Sauce, for The Chinese New Year

22 comments February 3, 2011

Happy Chinese New Year! This year is dedicated to the Rabbit, which is a symbol for mercy, elegance, and worship of beauty. People born during the years 1927, 1939, 1951, […]

Thumbnail image for Bacon Jam

Bacon Jam

9 comments January 20, 2011

*ears perk up* Did somebody say bacon? Ya. Go on, go on. I’m listening. Bacon. It is all powerful. So, how is it that I missed this recipe from the […]

Thumbnail image for Amy’s Slow Cooked Pot Roast

Amy’s Slow Cooked Pot Roast

3 comments January 11, 2011

My crock pot came out of hibernation last week. Like an old friend, we gave each other a big hug and then started our little dance in the kitchen as […]

Thumbnail image for Slow Cooked Applesauce (and Emma Krumbees Apple Orchard)

Slow Cooked Applesauce (and Emma Krumbees Apple Orchard)

19 comments October 21, 2009

This past weekend promised the last semi-warm temperatures (and when I say semi-warm, I mean 50′s), so off to Emma Krumbees we went. I had been hearing about this place […]