Cooking the Thanksgiving meal can be a hectic endeavor involving an overcrowded oven, multiple assistants and mad timing skills. This year, save your sanity by preparing at least part of your Thanksgiving with your slow cooker. Even if you have a double oven, the nature of a traditional Thanksgiving menu tends to mean that certain […]
Fish chowder is one of my cold-weather staple recipes, and this easy, slow cooker New England Fish Chowder is a simple way to get it to the table without any tending. Savory, creamy and comforting—I’m betting you’ll be putting this chowder on the menu soon. How to make New England fish chowder in a slow […]
We are fans of stuffed cabbage, but honestly, the hassle factor is so high! Hence, this easy Stuffed Cabbage Soup recipe was born. Just toss the ingredients into the slow cooker, and the homey, savory, satisfying goodness of stuffed cabbage is yours—but in a convenient soup that needs no rolling, stuffing, sauce-making or tending. […]
Easy and comforting, Butternut Squash & Pear Soup made in the slow cooker tastes like autumn in a bowl
This fresh and tasty Spicy Fish Stew with Potatoes and Fennel is inspired by the classic Italian saute of fennel, garlic and crushed red pepper. Perfect year-round, I especially like it in the spring when the nights are still chilly but I’m craving lighter dishes. Fennel is one of those vegetables that lots of people […]
A delicious bowl of Ham & Bean Soup that’s also easy to prepare is just the thing on a chilly day.
This veggie-packed bowl of goodness tastes “restaurant good” and couldn’t be easier to make!
Just in case you haven’t noticed, the East coast is experiencing a bit of a cold snap (just a bit–ha!), so soup, stews, chili and chowders are certainly the order of the day. This Classic White Bean and Ham Soup was begging to be made this week… We served a ham on Christmas Day and […]
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, […]
Beef, Bean and Bacon stew is perfect for a busy workday because it can withstand a long cook time…get it going early and come home to dinner.