These are a few of my favorite things…

When the dog bites, when the bee stings, when I’m feeling bad.
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I simply remember my favorite foods and then I don’t feel so baaaaaad!!!

Now that you have that song in your head for the rest of the day we can get on to business. I have probably cooked, oh, about 500 different slow cooker recipes in the last 2 1/2 years. I have my own system of rating each recipe (which you can read more about on my blog). But just because I’ve rated something with 5 stars doesn’t mean I’ve made it a million times. It just means I really liked it. Why haven’t I made it again? Well maybe the ingredients were a little hard to find. Or maybe it just took too much time. Or maybe I loved it but nobody else in my family did. So I’ve decided to compile a list of my favorite recipes. These have passed an important 3-pronged test:

  1. It tastes good
  2. It was fairly easy to make and the ingredients are easy to find
  3. My family liked itThese are the recipes that I keep coming back to. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

(P.S. What recipes do you just keep coming back to? Links please!!)

Cranberry raisin steel cut oats

Beef stroganoff and rice

Lemon-herbed pot roast

Sweet and spicy ribs

Creamy black bean salsa chicken

Creamy chicken

Chicken and mushrooms

Cashew chicken

Thai peanut noodles

Thai chicken and noodles

Greek chicken pita folds

Garlic lime chicken

Uncle Gary’s Italian chicken

Smothered pork chops

Shredded pork salad

Whole wheat lasagna

Buttermilk mashed potatoes

Creamy corn and peppers

Fruit, nut and wheatberry salad

No peek stew

Creamy tortilla soup

Tomato basil parmesan soup

Coconut thai soup

White chili

Cherry delight

Hot fudge pudding cake

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