Corned Beef and Cabbage has been a cherished family dinner as long as I can remember. My Irish grandmother made it for St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and through the years the tradition continued as a birthday dinner for my brother. My husband would happily eat corned beef twice a week if I cooked it. I […]
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Blizzards, winter storms, gale warnings…February has given us a wallop of winter weather and with that a whole lot of soup. Unlike a summer minestrone that is made with a variety of garden vegetables including juicy, red tomatoes, our winter minestrone uses canned tomatoes and adds potatoes instead of pasta—not only to keep it gluten-free, […]
A hearty bowl of soup nourishes body and soul, especially in Maine during January. This Vegetable and Brown Rice soup is a winter staple in our house, it comes together with basic pantry ingredients and can be served as prepared or enhanced as you wish. After I took some beauty shots of this soup, I […]
Start the New Year out right with Hoppin’ John. If you are going to be up late to ring in the new year, stir everything into the slow cooker before you go to bed and wake up to a warm, hearty breakfast of black eyed peas which legend has it, will lead to prosperity.
If you love caramel as much as us, we would like to re-introduce you to dulce de leche, a South American slow cooked milk caramel. It is super easy to make slow cooker dulce de leche. Think about it, you could be making homemade gifts while you attend to the hundred other things that require […]
A Black Friday shopping extravaganza deserves a warm, savory, satisfying meal at the end. This Tex-Mex inspired egg casserole is a favorite at Kimberly’s house. Call it breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner—no matter when you eat, we’re sure you’re going to like it…
When it comes to Thanksgiving, it is always a good idea to have a chocolate dessert on the table. We’ve seen chocolate risotto served in restaurants and knew it would translate to slow cooking. Impress your friends and family with this unexpected creamy, chocolate treat.
Today is National Oatmeal Day—and there’s more than one way to celebrate! We’ve got a baked version that’s sure to please…
Did you know that October is National Pork Month? Slow cookers are the perfect piece of kitchen equipment for carnitas, a Mexican preparation of pulled pork. We love pulled pork recipes because they are versatile and budget-friendly. This recipe was inspired by the carnitas served at Chipotle Grills across the country – succulent pork that is […]
Fall has arrived. People are breaking out fleece jackets and trading in iced coffee for hot beverages to warm the body and soul. It is apple picking season and today is National Mulled Cider Day. We love using the slow cooker to make mulled cider, not only does it make the whole house smell divine, it is a […]