Category Archives for Crockpot

Irish Brisket Crockpot Meal

A simple way to fix a traditional corned beef and cabbage dish in your slowcooker. Perfect for St. Patrick's Day

This is a traditional good luck meal that is served on St. Patrick’s Day. This version of an old favorite makes quick work of a delicious meal. If you want to make it for a larger group just double your ingredients and use a 5 or 6 qt. slow cooker. This is perfect for a […]

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Crockpot Turkey Frame Soup

Put that turkey frame to good use by first making homemade broth and then turning it into a delicious pot of soup... all in your slow cooker.

1 carcass (frame of turkey), wings, bones, skin and everything from your leftover cooked turkey 3 stalks celery complete with leaves 1 medium yellow onion 2 bay leaves 1/2 teaspoon basil 1/2 teaspoon marjoram 5 black peppercorns Remove all the good meat from the carcass, wrap well and set aside in the refrigerator. Then, break […]

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Crockpot Orange Chicken Recipe

Bowl of orange chicken over rice.

This is such a simple recipe. There are only 4 ingredients (chicken, orange jam, barbecue sauce and soy sauce), and it cooks to perfection in the slow cooker. Serve over some cooked rice and dinner is done. If you’re feeling fancy, steam up some broccoli or slice up some garden fresh cucumbers to go along […]

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Curried Pork Stew From The Slowcooker

I love playing with spices and different types of cuisines. Curries are something we’re fairly new to and I wanted to try something simple, but delicious that my family would love. This curried pork stew fit the bill perfectly. The recipe is from Tracy Robert’s new cookbook “Simple Crockpot Dishes For Busy Moms“. It’s a […]

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Slowcooker Chicken Broth

Yesterday I shared a great recipe for roasting a chicken in the crockpot. Today, I want to tell you know to take the leftovers from that meal and make a wonderful chicken broth that you can then use as the base for soups and stews or just sip throughout the day. This is a great […]

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Slowcooker Roasted Chicken

I love a nice roasted chicken. Not only does it make for a great Sunday dinner, but you can also pull some of the meat of the bones and add it to other meals throughout the week. And let’s not forget about the bones. They are a great base for making your own chicken stock […]

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Cheesy Crockpot Chicken

This recipe recipe is always a crowd-pleaser and very kid-friendly as well. I serve it with the delicious sauce over rice or noodles. Just add a side salad or steam up some broccoli and dinner is done. This is a recipe from my new Kindle cookbook – 35 Simple and Tasty Chicken Crockpot Recipes Instead of using […]

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Slow Cooker Collard Greens

Down here we traditionally eat ham, collard greens and back-eyed peas on New Year’s Day. This year I’m going to make my collard greens in the slow cooker and thought I’d share the recipe with you. Just get them started around lunch time and by dinner they will be delicious and tender. Flavor and texture […]

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Crockpot Meatloaf Recipe

We love meatloaf around here. I use my mother-in-law’s recipe but modified it to work in the crockpot for those days when we’re busy running around. It’s comfort food and there’s always plenty left over for sandwiches the next day. I also like to crumble up leftover meatloaf and use it in spaghetti sauce. Here’s […]

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Crockpot Chicken Corn Chowder

I’ll admit it… I love a nice bowl of homemade chowder. There’s just something about the richness and creaminess that’s hard to beat. The problem for me up until now has been that it takes some time to make and that I always feel guilty about all those calories. Well… consider the problem solved with […]

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Crockpot Sweet Potato and Apple Soup

Earlier this week I shared a recipe for a loaded backed potato soup that cooks in the slow cooker that’s been a big hit this fall. Today I have another potato soup for you, but this one includes some sweet potatoes and apples. The combination makes for a great soup that fills you up and […]

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Crockpot Baked Potato Soup

Who doesn’t love a nice baked potato with some sour cream, cheese and bacon? How about taking all those wonderful flavors and turning them into a quick and easy crockpot soup. I think peeling the potatoes was the hardest and most time consuming part of making this soup. Next time I’ll put my husband to […]

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