Take-out Tuesday, 3 Way Tortellini, Soup, Stew or Pasta

With the onset of cooler weather I have been drawn to hearty soup recipes, such as this Slow Cooker Lasagna Tortellini Soup from Olla-Podrida     Because I am lazy always looking for short cuts, I decided to really make it easy and use bottled marinara sauce     With sauteed onion,       … Continue reading

Party Panache, Easy Game Day Menu with a Pizza Bubble-up and BBQ

I am constantly looking for ways to make entertaining easier, and one of my favorite helpers is the slow cooker     “Why are there paper towels under the lid?” you might ask     Well, that’s the handy dandy trick to use when cooking this dish with canned biscuits     Talk about easy! … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Easiest Ever Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole

This recipe is right up there with the easiest thing I’ve ever made, and it’s perfect for busy days year round, but in the summertime using  the slow cooker keeps the kitchen much cooler than turning on the oven   Our whole family was at the beach house last week, and I have to tell … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Slow Cooker Collards & Conecuh

My sweet neighbor brought me a big bag full, or I should say a “messa” of collard greens last weekend, to thank us for including him on a fishing trip     I have had collards only a handful of times, but do like them     I knew that the secret to collards is … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Tales of the Traveling Tote and Ready Spaghetti

Today is a very special day! It is my first adventure with the Traveling Tote group!     I have been following this group of fellow McKenzie-Childs loving bloggers on their adventures and was beyond thrilled when they asked me to join in the fun with my new tote, “Miss Coquille”!     “Miss Coquille,” … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Slow Cooker French Onion Ravioli Soup

Just a quick recipe today as the elves are busy getting ready for the Holiday Home Tour tomorrow   I saw these ravioli at Target the other day and got an idea     A wonderful,  fa la la,  fabulous  idea!   Slow Cooker     French Onion     Soup     with ravioli! … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cook Sticky Chicken

I don’t know about you, but I’m all cooked out… 😵   But, you can make this even on those days when you don’t want to cook, 5 minute prep, cook 4-6 hours, enjoy!     The sauce is made from pantry staples, ketchup, honey, soy sauce and garlic powder         Mix … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cooker Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes

This recipe has it all, 5 minute prep, 1 pot start to finish, easy peasy good! Simply cut your potatoes into pieces {1/4s or 1/8s depending on size}, no need to peel Toss them in a cooking oil sprayed slow cooker and top with butter, onion soup seasoning and add water Cover and go on … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Slow Cooker “Aromatherapy”

Last weekend my kitchen sink backed up… and it was a while before the plumbers could come… the whole house smelled really bad  😩 Then I remembered my crock pot You know how the aroma of what you’re cooking fills the whole house throughout the day when something’s in the slow cooker? 🍲 So this … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cooker Peach Salsa Chicken Chalupas

HH went to the grocery store for me the other day.  Sweet.  I asked him to get me a small package of  boneless skinless chicken thighs… “You know what they look like right?” I asked…”Yeah, yeah…no problem” he said He came home with 2 family packages of boneless chicken breasts.   14 of the biggest chicken … Continue reading

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