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Slow Cooker Braised Pot Roast with Brown Gravy and Vegetables

Slow Cooker Braised Pot Roast with Brown Gravy and Vegetables

Recently I was given a copy of Melissa’s Southern Cookbook to review, and while trying recipes from the book one in particular became a family favorite immediately.  The Slow Cooker Braised Pot Roast with Gravy and Vegetables was pretty easy to put together and made my house smell good all day long.  And when it...
Slow Cooker Poutine Recipe

Slow Cooker Poutine Recipe

I have yet to make my way to Canada but I’ve heard many great things about Canadian Poutine.  Poutine is a dish made from French Fries topped with gravy and cheese curds.  It might sound unusual, but once you’ve had it you just might be hooked.  Even though I have yet to try traditional Poutine,...
Mexican Fiesta Macaroni and Cheese

Mexican Fiesta Macaroni and Cheese

This past weekend we went to a Fiesta themed baby shower for my cousin and I was asked to bring a side dish.  It was suggested that Mexican Fiesta Macaroni and Cheese would be a tasty addition to the Taco Bar the hostesses had planned for lunch.  I started with my favorite homemade Mac and...
Garlic Asiago Risotto

Garlic Asiago Risotto

A few months back my cousin Joe married his sweetheart Andrea, and Prince Henry was their ring-bearer.  The rehearsal dinner was held at my aunt and uncle’s house and my Aunt Patti made a five-star meal for us.  It was seriously one of the most delicious meals I’ve ever had.  She served a tenderloin, scallops...
Our Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes

Our Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes

My slow cooker is my best friend during a busy school week.  I really don’t know what I’d do without it.  I love the sort meals where you can dump it in the slow cooker for the day and come home to a delicious meal.  I’ve put together a list of our Favorite Slow Cooker...
Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

I am always on the lookout for a delicious (and easy!) slow cooker recipe that makes my whole family smile.  This week I hit the jackpot with Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff.  I searched online for a recipe, and I found several with just 3 or 4 ingredients.  They seemed easy enough, but I questioned how...

Menu Plan Monday ~ November 7

I am participating in Menu Plan Monday at orgjunkie.com, but unlike most of the other participants who plan their menus and post them that week, I’m always a bit behind, and I post my menus a week later. I do this so that I can let you know if I try a new recipe and...

Slow Cooker Applesauce

A  few weeks ago we went to Evans Orchard and came home with an abundance of apples.  Usually I make apple pies, but I wanted to do something different this  year, so I found this slow cooker applesauce recipe at A Year of Slow Cooking.  It was so very easy to make, the house smelled...
Slow Cooker Italian Meatsauce & Garlic Bread

Slow Cooker Italian Meatsauce & Garlic Bread

I am a sucker for pasta dishes.  And I’m even more of a sucker for easy cooking.  BUT it has to be YUMMY pasta dishes and YUMMY easy cooking.  We want flavor and spice and everything nice!  This meal meets all of those requirements.  The spaghetti sauce is simple to prepare in the morning, and...