Category Archives for Cooking

Slow Cooker Reviews

I’m a big fan of crockpot cooking. No matter how busy I get or how much running around town I’ve got to do, I know a yummy home-cooked meal will be ready when we get home. As you know, I’ve recently written and published a Kindle cookbook of Chicken Crockpot recipes. It’s been very well […]

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Using Casseroles For Freezer Cooking

Using your freezer is a smart and effective way to provide hot meals for your family, especially if the majority of those meals are casseroles! Here are a few good tips to making sure your casserole freezer cooking day is successful! Prepare two casseroles any time you make one. Put one in the oven to […]

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Keeping Casserole Ingredients On Hand

If you want to throw together the perfect meal, you need to make sure that you keep all of your casserole pantry staples on hand. Here is a list that you can print to check your inventory against. By keeping these casserole ingredients on hand, you will be able to create a beautiful meal in […]

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How To Cook A Casserole

Every casserole recipe has its own distinctive ingredients and flavors but, for each, the basic cooking process is the same. Here are the four key steps for a perfectly cooked and delicious meat casserole. Step 1: Place flour on a plate. Season with salt and pepper. Add the meat and toss to coat. Shake off […]

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To Soak Beans Or Not To Soak Them

Do you soak your dry beans before cooking them? For the longest time, I didn’t bother to soak them. They softened just fine after a few hours of cooking. After a little research and some trial and error, I found that my beans cook a lot better and have a nicer texture when I soak […]

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Baking in Your Slow Cooker

Many people don’t realize they can actually bake in their slow cooker. In fact, some recipes make baking in your slow cooker easier than baking in an oven. Also on the plus side, slow cooker baking uses less energy. Here are some recipes and ideas for baking in your slow cooker. 1. Whole Wheat Bread […]

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Start Your Day With A Healthy Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I’m sure you remember your Mom telling you that when she was trying to get you to eat something before heading to school. The same still holds true today and there is now plenty of scientific evidence that our bodies don’t function as well without a […]

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What Exactly Is A Pone?

Here is another example of why our Hillbilly Housewife readers are the best! This description of the term “pone” is offered by CoachTurner in answer to another reader’s request for a “pone” recipe. I am pleased to post it here so more people will find it when they search. Thank you, CoachTurner, for your detailed […]

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