Category Archives: Slow Cooker

Kapusta! Eastern European Cabbage and Sausage

When I first moved to Russia, I was not impressed with the food. It was mostly white and bland, all meals relied heavily on starches, there were few vegetables and little meat, and what meat there was often came in … Continue reading

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Barbecue Pulled . . . Chicken? Oh, yes!

What to do when you have lots of chicken that you need to cook up, but not many vegetables or much time on hand? Make a barbeque pulled chicken in the crock pot! I threw together my barbecue sauce recipe, … Continue reading

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Asian-Inspired Pork Lettuce Wraps

This is another easy slow-cooker recipe that is perfect for busy days when I will be out of the house and working, but still want a hot meal waiting when dinner time rolls around. Assembly is a snap, and neglecting … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sassy Meatballs in the Slow Cooker

Today I am taking a break from my recent slew of chicken recipes (we all need a little variety!) and sharing a ground beef recipe that went over well in our house. We still have some ground beef in the … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Orange Chicken

I love Chinese food. I used to love Chinese takeout. The crab Rangoon at the local joint, and the shrimp lo mein, and the beef with pea pods and broccoli . . . it was all amazing. And then I … Continue reading

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Honey Barbecue Pork Spare Ribs in the Crock Pot

I love barbecue, especially in the hot summer months, but most bottled barbecue sauces list HFCS as their first ingredient and contain soybean oil, hydrolyzed soy protein, artificial flavorings, and multiple artificial colors – not the sorts of things I … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Hodgepodge Chicken

I have been to Hawaii twice. The first time I went to visit the man I was soon to marry. He proposed to me the first night I was there, and the next morning we went to visit his father, … Continue reading

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