Slow Cooking

Easy Thanksgiving Pies

woman with pie


Pies at Thanksgiving are a tradition in most households. But they can end up being a lot of work whether you are making the main course or bringing them to a gathering. You can never have too many pies. They are the leftovers people want to take home. Here are some holiday pie suggestions that ... Read The Rest

Top 10 Slow Cooker Tips

crock pot tips

There are a lot of different things you need to be aware of when cooking with a slow cooker.  Once you start this type of cooking you will want to do it often because it is convenient, delicious, and healthy.   When first starting this cooking method, make sure you follow the following crock pot cooker ideas to get the best results.   The words slow cooker ... Read The Rest

Holiday Desserts in the Slow Cooker

slow cooker dessertsThat’s right—in the slow cooker.  You won’t believe how utterly delicious these desserts are, especially during the holidays when the weather is cold outside.  I am not saying we all don’t need the holiday cookies, but these desserts are special treats that will easily become a tradition.

They are convenient if you are cooking something ... Read The Rest

The Perfect Gift for the Busy Cook

cartoon of busy momWith the holidays upon us, time is of the essence.  Everyone is busy with parties to attend and entertaining.  Not to mention decorating the house, gift buying, writing cards, volunteer work and more than the usual baking. The cook seems to be one of the busiest people because they have ... Read The Rest

Simple to Make Stews

Italian StewA simple stew is a combination of a liquid and two other ingredients.  If your food pantry is low on items you can make up your own stew that will be delicious and filling.  Stews can be hearty with any type of meat in them or they ... Read The Rest

Short Cuts for cooking in the Slow Cooker

Once you start cooking in a slow cooker you will be hooked because your meals turn out delicious and the meat will be falling off the bone.  You save a lot of money because you can get a cheaper cut of meat and it will turn out delicious and tender.

But did you know there are ways to cut preparation time and you can still ... Read The Rest

Frittatas for Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, or Dinner

eggsThis is probably the most versatile meal you could ever cook.  First of all, it can be served as a meal at any time of the day.  Second, you can vary the ingredients in it to include your favorite vegetables, meats, and cheeses.  There are thousands of recipes on line of different variations.  There are also ... Read The Rest