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Slowcooker Chicken and Biscuits

Easy slow cooker chicken and dumplings stew made with chicken breast, cream of chicken soup and refrigerator biscuits.

Some days you just need to curl up with a nice bowl of comfort food. And is there anything better than chicken and dumplings? Sure, it’s nice to make everything completely from scratch and I do that quite a bit. But there are also days that you know you’ll be busy or are just not […]

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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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10 Yummy Slowcooker Soup Recipes

Winter is here and that means we’re eating a lot of soup. There’s just nothing better than coming home to a nice warm pot of soup. Just whip up some biscuits to go with it, make some toast, or dust of the bread maker and start some bread when you’re starting the soup in your […]

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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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Irish Brisket Crockpot Meal

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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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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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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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 Butternut Squash Soup

2 tablespoons margarine or butter 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup) 1 butternut squash (2 pounds), peeled, seeded and cubed 2 cups water 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne) 4 chicken bouillon cubes 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed Melt margarine in 10-inch skillet […]

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