Simple and Slow: Brisket with Sweet Onions

slow cooker brisket

I have a bit of a confession to make.  It might be an obsession or even an addiction. Gasp.  Here it is.  I can't control myself at checkout when I'm shopping.  I don't go for those tabloids or gossip magazines, oh no.  But, I seem to not be able to control myself when it comes to recipe magazines.  They totally get me every time.  At the grocery store or at the hobby shop, I can't escape them. Well, today this little habit of mine paid off because this Brisket with Sweet Onions recipe … [Read more...]

12 Classic Comfort Foods To Make In a Slow Cooker

comfort foods

During the winter months, I crave ultimate comfort foods. I thought it would be fun to put together a list of these classic recipes that can be made right in a slow cooker.  Thinking back to my childhood, I remember all of the delicious warm foods that my mom would make. She has always been an excellent cook, so there's a whole lot to reflect on.  This is a sponsored collection for Foodie.com, all opinions are my own. Check out Slow Cooker Comfort Food Recipes by Dawn Lopez at … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

Hey! It pretty much feels like I've been gone for ages at the moment. The past few days have been so crazy! I mentioned that we decided to move out to Florida. It was sudden, really sudden. In less than a few weeks we decided to move and made the plans. I still can't believe we're doing it. We've sent our belongings off on a moving truck and we're driving down. As I sit here in a hotel in Baltimore, I'm really grateful that a friend was able to help me share a scrumptious and healthy chicken … [Read more...]

12 Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipes That Aren’t Boring

pot roast slow cooker recipes

I've been chatting about getting ready for the holidays a whole lot lately. But, we can't forget all of the other chilly winter days ahead. Slipping something delicious into the slow cooker early in the day is the ultimate payoff. There is nothing better than having a delicious slow cooked meal ready to eat on a cold or super busy day of holiday shopping. This is a sponsored collection for Foodie.com, all opinions are my own. Check out Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipes by Dawn Lopez at … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Stuffing Filled Apple Cups

slow cooker apples

Where did the time go? Tomorrow is already Thanksgiving and I nearly didn't have a chance to share this fun and easy idea on making a yummy side dish right in the slow cooker. It's been a busy couple of weeks, but we got together with my parents last weekend for an early celebration because they'll be traveling tomorrow. So, lucky me. I get to have a few special dinners this year. I'm pretty excited about that! I've seen a few recipes for stuffing in apple cups around and thought... hey … [Read more...]

22 Slow Cooker Recipes with 5 Ingredients or Less for Thanksgiving

slow cooker thanksgiving recipes with 5 ingredients or less

Turkey day is fast approaching guys. If you haven't already nailed down your menu, it's about time to! Since we're running out of time, I thought it would be fun and hopefully helpful to put together a list of Thanksgiving slow cooker recipes with 5 ingredients or less. Keeping it simple and freeing up your oven will help you nail your meal! A couple of weeks ago, I cooked a whole turkey in my Crock-Pot, so now I'm truly convinced you can pull almost anything off in that magic pot of … [Read more...]

Christmas Slow Cooker Whole Chicken Recipe

slow cooker whole chicken

Gobble, gobble. Generally we serve up turkey and ham for holiday meals, but chicken can be fancied up too!  I kept the ingredients down to only five to make this really simple. Plus cooking it in the slow cooker frees up your oven for all the other delicious sides you're planning. I'm just drooling at the thought! A couple of weeks ago, when I was lounging around and pinning recipes to my slow cooker recipe board, I stumbled on a really intriguing chicken recipe. It was "Chicken In Milk", … [Read more...]

4 Ingredient Slow Cooker Whole Turkey for Thanksgiving

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How did we already get mid-way through November? Seems like it was just Halloween. I actually made this recipe to share last week, but I've been so busy that I didn't have time to actually get to it. I'll admit that I was probably a little distracted while planning my trip to NYC, but I've finally caught up on sleep. Mostly. I'm so happy that it's Sunday, going to do a little cleaning, football watching and luckily I can record The Walking Dead to watch later because the game is playing at the … [Read more...]

American Heritage™ Chocolate Makes a Debut at M&M’S World® store NYC & a Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe

slow cooker hot chocolate

Oh my goodness, guess where I was earlier this week? Did you guess NYC? Was it the title that gave it away? Perhaps it was all those tweets I sent out? Either way, yes! Little Rhode Island girl took a train to the big city all in honor of American Heritage™ Chocolate's debut at the M&M’S World® store in Times Square. Now, let's back track just a second. Have you heard of this  chocolate experience yet? Well, sit back a while and let me tell you all about it. Plus, I have a scrumptious hot … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup and Tips for Freezing Soup with FoodSaver®

slow cooker veggie soup and tips for freezing soup

Anyone else have a Halloween candy hangover? I woke up the day after and decided I really needed to get back on track before the holidays. Making a gigantic batch of filling veggie soup seemed like a brilliant idea to start getting my act together. So, over the weekend I jam packed anything I could think of that would be healthy, filling, affordable and tasty into my trusty slow cooker. This is a sponsored post about using FoodSaver® Vacuum Sealing System to preserve food, all opinions are my … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Broccoli and Cheese Chicken Recipe

slow cooker broccoli and cheese chicken

As member of a pretty cool team of influencers, I receive products to try from time to time. No additional compensation was provided nor did I promise positive feedback. All opinions are my own. I've been wanting to share this simple broccoli and cheese chicken slow cooker recipe for a while now. Last time I made it, I was in a bit of a rush and the pictures came out horribly. I struggle when it comes to cheese and chicken colored things.  Tee hee, yes I just referred to chicken colored … [Read more...]