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Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Mac’n’Cheese

By April Davis

This mac'n'cheese is guaranteed to be a hit at your next backyard barbecue or church social.  It's impossibly easy to make, is made with real ingredients and tastes like the greatest American comfort food you've ever put in your mouth.  Kids LOVE it. Ingredients: 12-16 oz uncooked macar... Read More

4 Ingredient Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches

By April Davis

I love good barbecue.  I also love a quick easy dinner.  This satisfies both of my needs. All you need to do is throw together the pork and bbq sauce a few hours before dinner, toss the coleslaw kit together right before and Voila!  Dinner.  This meal is a quick crowd-pleaser and a favori... Read More

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

By April Davis

I LOVE a good pot roast on Sundays, especially when the weather calls for comfort food.  I found this recipe from The Pioneer Woman and I considered the gold standard for pot roast recipes.  It is the best BUT it requires leaving on your oven for a few hours, something I don't love doing whil... Read More

9 Slow Cooker Vegetarian Soups

By Shannon Breuner Nelson

I LOVE my slow cooker.  There's really no better feeling of accomplishment than having your dinner cooking and ready to go at 7 in the morning. I'm always on the lookout for new recipes.  And there are a lot of recipes that call for roasts and pork and shredded chicken and all that business.  Bu... Read More

9 Slow Cooker Breakfasts

By Shannon Breuner Nelson

Breakfast time at our house can be ROUGH. It's a scramble. And I don't mean eggs. Getting littles dressed and ready and out the door allows time for things like a dry bag of Cheerios in the back of the car. Not exactly a roaring start to the day. I can do better, and so can you! Keep reading for ... Read More

8 Hearty Chili Recipes

By Amy Allen Johnson

When temperatures fall, I reach for my fleece pullover and look up new chili recipes to warm up my insides. For an easy weeknight dinner, pair one of these chili recipes with a stack of baked potatoes for a gourmet potato bar meal. You can also make a batch to dress up nachos for a big football game... Read More

9 Holiday Slow Cooker Recipes

By Shannon Breuner Nelson

Ahhh the holidays.  You might start off your planning early and have that turkey sitting in the freezer while you spend your time longingly gazing and planning how this is the year that you will be able to create perfect table settings just like in the Williams-Sonoma catalog. But then the holid... Read More

7 Fall Slow Cooker Recipes

By Shannon Breuner Nelson

School is back in, soccer practice has begun and dinner time just got a lot trickier. Keep reading for 7 Fall Slow Cooker Recipes that will make your hectic back to school schedule a little bit smoother. Thai Red Curry Beef from CookingLight.com Image from CookingLight.com Slow-Cooker Lemon... Read More

Slow Cooker Dips

By Shannon Breuner Nelson

Seriously, if all you are using your slow cooker for is a roast, it's time to stop.  There's a whole slew of slow cooker creations out there, including....wait for it, wait for it, slow cooker dips! Get ready and grab a bag of chips, or maybe two. These are delicious! Slow-Cooked Crab Dip Rec... Read More

Slow Cooker Appetizers

By Shannon Breuner Nelson

Sometimes when we're having company over, I'm so busy running around trying to shove things in the closet, err, I mean clean things up and get the actual dinner ready that appetizers sort of go by the way side.  And when I say way side, I mean I don't actually end up putting them out. The slow cook... Read More