Category Archives: Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker BBQ Pork Ribs

Because I’ve had a busy past few weeks, I didn’t mind staying local for July 4. However, we don’t have a grill. (Our deck is on the small side, and with K being gone all summer, I didn’t see the … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Buffalo Quinoa

I have a case of the blahs today. I don’t know if I am fighting something off, or if the stress of the wedding is causing me to have an all systems melt-down. Two days in a row I have … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

As  I have mentioned before, I worked at a grocery store for 4 1/2 years during high school and college. I am very picky about how one bags my groceries, having been subjected to countless reminders by my former boss … Continue reading

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Italian Pot Roast

I normally do my slow cooking on Wednesdays, but I decided to shake things up a bit and use the crock pot last Sunday. Since I don’t normally buy roasts and the like, I wanted to be home to keep … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

I just wanted to share this method I found on Pinterest yesterday: putting a halved spaghetti squash in the slow cooker with sauce and frozen meatballs. It is from iwashyoudry.com. Spaghetti and meatballs, for me, is already a cooking cop-out … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Crack Dip

I would like to say I made this for a large group of people, and I shared it with those people, but as the Patriots were in the Super Bowl, I refuse to watch it with anyone outside my immediate … Continue reading

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Sloppy Joe’s (or Untidy Samuel’s)

I have finally completed the task of moving my entire website over to WordPress, so I don’t have to pay for it anymore. It was tedious, but it allowed me to reformat and correct some mistakes so it is all … Continue reading

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Homemade Beef Broth

I started running again today, and while my toe felt ok running, I managed to stub it three times, twice of which were from tripping over my dog. I think because it is feeling better, I am being less careful. … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken and Cornbread

Now that I have settled into my new schedule/life, I have realized that Wednesdays are an excellent day for me to use the slow cooker. I come home at lunch, where I can throw the ingredients in, and then go back … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Thai Butternut Squash Soup

*Originally posted February 2, 2014 I’m obsessed with squash soup lately, and I love how this recipe changes it up a bit.  Plus, I’ve lost a few pounds from my marathon training this year that I didn’t want to lose … Continue reading

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