INGREDIENTS _________________________________ 6 (8 ounce) boxes button mushrooms, sliced (or quartered, or your choice of type) 2 (5/8 ounce) packages Good Seasonings Italian salad dressing mix (I use the Zesty type) 1 cup butter (do not use margarine) DIRECTIONS _________________________________ In large fry pan melt butter over medium heat add mushrooms and simmer until mushrooms […]

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INGREDIENTS _________________________________ 24 ounces’ apple jelly 8 ounces’ yellow mustard 2 tablespoons dried onion flakes 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder 1 lb. sliced smoked sausage or 1 lb. smokies 2 lbs. pre-cooked meatballs DIRECTIONS _________________________________ In your crockpot, combine the jelly, mustard, onion, garlic, and curry powder, and stir well […]

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INGREDIENTS REQUIRED 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 large white onions, chopped medium 2 red bell peppers, chopped medium 2 tablespoons chili powder (or more, to taste) 1 tablespoon cumin 3 tablespoons Mexican oregano 1/4 cup chicken broth 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can corn, drained 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 2 […]

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  1 lb. Italian sausages (use spicy to get that signature Olive Garden flavor) 4-6 russet potatoes, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1/4 c. REAL bacon pieces or chopped pre-cooked bacon (optional) 2 Tbsp minced garlic (about 3-4 cloves) 32 oz. chicken broth 1 c. kale or Swiss chard, chopped 1 c. heavy whipping cream 2 […]

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Did you know that you can bake delicious desserts using your crock pot? These days, you can cook or bake, just about anything in your slow cooker. Here are a few tips to get you started. 1. As a rule of thumb, it’s not a good idea to remove the lid during cooking. Removing the […]

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There are things to consider when using a slow cooker or crock pot. There are also various roast beef recipes you can make with your slow cooker. Slow cookers or crock pots are countertop electrical cooking appliances that maintain a low temperature for several hours. This enables cooking stew or pot roast without the need […]

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When it comes to crock pot cooking (using a slow cooker), I enjoy using mine all year long. One of the recipes I enjoy making in it are Cabbage Rolls, which are also known as Pigs In A Blanket. This recipe does take some preparation time, but is well worth your efforts. To Prepare Cabbage: […]

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Another comfort food I remember from my youth is a barley soup or stew my mother used to make. Back in the 30’s and 40s many electric stoves had a deep well cooker that made the soups, stew, beans. I remember the great taste her recipe gave. These days a crock pot is used as […]

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