Category:  Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Spicy Mango Chicken Chili — and a new giveaway!

In Chicken, Gluten-Free Options, Slow Cooker, Soups
by Ann on 28/10
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A couple of Sundays ago, this recipe appeared in my (now weekly) newspaper column.  A few days later, I received an email from Jane from Mrs. Renfro’s salsa… Read More »

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Rice, Slow Cooker
by Ann on 25/08
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  Whether it is kids’ sports practices, crazy work schedules, meetings, or a class at the gym, weekdays can be especially full.  Everyone seems busy, it’s just the… Read More »

Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

In Gluten-Free Options, Holidays, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas, Pasta, Slow Cooker, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 04/04
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Note:  I am bringing this much-loved sauce to the top of the page for a couple of reasons. First, I have some complimentary recipes coming soon!  Additionally, I… Read More »

O’Brien Irish Stew

In Beef, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Slow Cooker, Soups
by Ann on 10/03
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Most Americans think of stew as having a thick gravy base.  But traditional Irish stew is more broth-like and began as a hearty peasant dish made with what… Read More »

Cuban Black Bean Soup

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Slow Cooker, Soups
by Ann on 15/02
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For years I, like many cooks, rarely measured ingredients.  We eat a lot of hearty soups, salads, and one-pot meals in our house, and this sort of cooking… Read More »

Slow Cooker Roundup

In Roundups, Slow Cooker
by Ann on 24/01
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There is something so satisfying about coming home to the aroma of dinner slowly cooking itself  to perfection!  If you are like several of my friends who have… Read More »

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Rice, Slow Cooker
by Ann on 18/01
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We all experience times when motivation is lacking.  I love cooking for its creative outlet, but the nightly ritual of getting dinner on the table can be a… Read More »

Slow Cooker Gingerbread Steel Cut Oats (with easy day before method)

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Slow Cooker
by Ann on 04/12
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The best part of this recipe?  Lift the bowl out of the slow cooker, cover, and refrigerate for a wholesome, speedy breakfast.  Dump the water out of the… Read More »

Slow Cooker Maple Applesauce

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Side Dishes, Slow Cooker, Snacks
by Ann on 13/11
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My grandmother was always known for her amazing applesauce.  She used transparent or “early” apples, the ones that appear in farmers markets here in mid-July when I am… Read More »

Cheesy Grilled Pulled Pork (or Chicken) Sandwiches

In Easy Meals, Grilling, Pork, Slow Cooker
by Ann on 02/10
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There is nothing I love more than turning leftovers into something new and delicious. Sometimes, it enables us to get dinner on the table when we otherwise wouldn’t…. Read More »