Slow Cooker Three Cheese Smashed Potatoes

Slow Cooker Three Cheese Smashed Potatoes

If you asked my husband what he was most looking forward to at any holiday meal, it would be the potatoes. For a long time, though, I didn’t make mashed potatoes very often, and when I did make them, I over-worked the potatoes and ended up with a gummy mess. Somewhere along the way, I… 

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Slow Cooker Garlic Rosemary Chicken

Slow Cooker Garlic Rosemary Chicken

This recipe has one of my favorite combos – garlic and rosemary. Now, it may seem like there’s a lot of garlic in this Slow Cooker Garlic Rosemary Chicken. And there is. However, the garlic cooks down, and the cloves mellow until they reach a rich, soft, almost buttery consistency. I suggest serving the extra cloves spread on… 

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Slow Cooker Beef Gyros

Slow Cooker Beef Gyros

These Slow Cooker Beef Gyros are a really easy version of one of my favorite dishes. You just toss everything in your slow cooker, and you have an easy, fuss-free meal! Print Slow Cooker Beef Gyros IngredientsGyro 3 lbs. beef shoulder 1/4 c. lemon juice 1/4 c. red wine vinegar 3 T. chopped oregano 2… 

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Overnight Crockpot Banana Bread Oatmeal

Overnight Crockpot Banana Bread Oatmeal

It’s that time of year, and back to school means busy mornings. When I was in school, it seemed like there was never enough time for breakfast. I usually just grabbed whatever was handy or ate something on the way out the door. I wish that I had known about overnight recipes back then! This… 

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Slow Cooker Peach Chipotle Chicken

Slow Cooker Peach Chipotle Chicken

I’ve been on a bit of a peach kick lately, and I have three peach recipes to share this week. I love peach desserts, but I don’t use peaches very often in my dinner recipes.  So, I decided to make a version of Slow Cooker Pineapple Chipotle Beef , keeping the same basic idea – meat slowly simmered… 

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Slow Cooker Beef Sandwiches with Horseradish Coleslaw

Slow Cooker Beef Sandwiches with Horseradish Coleslaw

Slow cookers are awesome! So, don’t pack yours away now that it’s getting hot out. They’re great for making making dinner without making your kitchen unbearably hot. They’re also fantastic for making super-tender meat, like the beef in these sandwiches. The beef in these Slow Cooker Beef Sandwiches with Horseradish Coleslaw is so soft that it… 

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Slow Cooker Pineapple Chipotle Beef

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chipotle Beef

I’m always a little hesitant when it comes to spiciness. I like having enough heat to give my food a little kick, but I don’t like having  so much that it hurts. It’s also nice to have some other flavors – like sweetness and smokiness – to round out the spiciness. This Slow Cooker Pineapple… 

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Slow Cooker Candy Apple Applesauce

Slow Cooker Candy Apple Applesauce

I love anything cinnamon-flavored. As a kid, I rarely went for chocolate candies (except for Snickers). I usually picked Red Hots, Hot Tamales, or Atomic Fireballs. I just loved the combination of sweet and a little spicy. This Slow Cooker Candy Apple Applesauce isn’t spicy, but it does have a nice cinnamon flavor and pretty… 

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Crockpot Balsamic Beef Recipe

Crockpot Balsamic Beef

    I love a good crockpot recipe. One that doesn’t take lots of prep and doesn’t call for a million ingredients. Most importantly, one that ends with delicious food. This, my friends, is one of those recipes. This Crockpot Balsamic Beef Recipe takes less than five minutes to put together. The recipe calls for… 

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Slow Cooker Asian Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Asian Pot Roast

  I love using my slow cooker to make roasts and other larger pieces of meat. It’s easy, and the meat always ends up tender and juicy. The problem is that it’s also easy to get into a rut with it. So, when we want pot roast but don’t want the usual, I make this… 

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