• Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

    My general rule when I go out to eat is to order something that I either can’t make or don’t like to make at home. One of my favorite things to order out was French Dip sandwiches because the concept of cooking an entire roast for a sandwich seemed quite silly. After some trial and… Read more »

  • Slow Cooker Cuban Beef Sandwiches

    Every once in a while I have to step out of my comfort zone and find something new to try. I love it when I find a new recipe and realize I like everything in it and can’t imagine why I never thought to try the combination. That is exactly what happened here. The original… Read more »

  • Thai Sweet Chile Pork Pizza

    This could be one of the most “controversial” posts I’ve written. Can you hear me laughing out loud over here? I Googled and Googled trying to determine if the correct name of this was “chili” or “chile”. Overall, it seems that both are “correct” but for most use cases “chili” is made from “chile peppers”… Read more »

  • Slow Cooker (No Boil) Mashed Potatoes

    A lot of my extended family grew up on farms or in houses where fresh vegetables were the norm. They are used to good ol’ fashioned mashed potatoes like grandma used to make. The only time this ever becomes a problem is when we have family gatherings and I make the mistake of making boxed… Read more »

  • Creamy & Cheesy Italian Sausage Pasta

    This recipe reminds me of a Hamburger Helper but it is better in every way. The sausage is a good change from the standard ground hamburger/turkey/chicken and the bell peppers give it a different flair. It’s visually appealing (in case you are making it for company) and the taste is out of the world! Plus,… Read more »

  • Creamy Chicken Pasta Casserole

    This is one of those recipes that if you get crafty you can make it without using a million pots and pans. I pre-cooked my chicken in the same casserole dish that I later baked the casserole in. I also used the pot I used to boil the water to mix the mixture up while… Read more »