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Sac Foodies
Recipe: Shredded Italian pot roast

Sep 14, 2011
Recipe: Shredded Italian pot roast

I was 46 before I owned a Crock-Pot, but when I bought it, I bought it with great purpose. Last Christmas I was home visiting family in Kansas City, Missouri, when talk turned to food — as it always does. Somehow my parents and I began talking about “Italian Shredded Beef” and before much...

Sac Foodies
Recipe: Slow cooker pirate stew

Sep 12, 2011
Recipe: Slow cooker pirate stew

Ahoy matey!  As the weather turns colder, I am a huge fan of “set it and forget it” slow cooker recipes.  They warm the heart, soul and wallet!  This recipe is a family favorite and very convenient with minimal prep time.  Plus, who can resist the name “Pirate Stew”?  Shiver me timbers.    Pirate Stew...

Baked Bree
Recipe: Slow cooker apple butter

Sep 12, 2011
Recipe: Slow cooker apple butter

Now that fall is starting to make an appearance, I want my house to smell warm and spicy.  Making a batch of slow cooker apple butter is the best way I know to permeate my home with the smells of fall.  Apple, cinnamon, allspice, and cloves make me want to put on a chunky...

Baked Bree
Recipe: Slow cooker roast chicken

Sep 4, 2011
Recipe: Slow cooker roast chicken

There are very few things in this world that I find more homey or comforting than a roast chicken.  I love they way my house smells when I make one, and I feel so motherly when I present a whole chicken with brown and crispy skin to my family for dinner.  Making a roast...

Baked Bree
Recipe: Slow cooker sweet and sour chicken

Aug 30, 2011
Recipe: Slow cooker sweet and sour chicken

Well, it seems like you like quick and easy weeknight meals.  Thanks for the comments and the encouraging emails, I have gotten quite a few.  I have been working on more recipes that your family will love, and that you can get on the table with minimal effort.  Lately, I have fallen in love...

Baked Bree
Recipe: Brown sugar and balsamic slow cooked pork

Aug 11, 2011
Recipe: Brown sugar and balsamic slow cooked pork

I saw this recipe bouncing around on my beloved Pinterest, and knew that I had to try it.  I love anything with brown sugar and balsamic vinegar.  I am so glad that I did.  I cannot think of an easier, more perfect meal for the crazy first days of school.  The pork cooks in...

A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: BBQ pulled pork sandwiches

Jul 25, 2011
Recipe: BBQ pulled pork sandwiches

Happy Monday! How was your weekend, readers? Over here, the past two weekends Mr. S. and I have been experimenting with different pulled pork recipes. Last weekend we tried cooking it on the BBQ and topping it with a North Carolina-style vinegar sauce ...

Sac Foodies
Recipe: One pot dinner

Jul 25, 2011
Recipe: One pot dinner

When I think of potlucks, the first thing that comes to mind is comfort food that can be easily prepared in advance and that will be appetizing to a variety of palates.  One of my favorite go-to recipes utilizes my favorite cooking technique (aka the “set it and forget it” crock pot).  It also...

In Search of the Finer Things
Recipe: Caribbean spiced slow cooker ribs

Recipe: Caribbean spiced slow cooker ribs

Source: nytimes.com via Marie-Helene on PinterestI have this problem with ribs. It seems like all I have to do is see a picture of them and all of a sudden: instant craving. And it isn't like ice cream or some other craving where I can go to the store ...

Munchie Musings
Crock Pot Wednesday: Spicy baked beans

Crock Pot Wednesday: Spicy baked beans

I actually took a great picture for once!Sometimes cooking is like gambling. If you are trying a new recipe, you don't know if you will like it or not, if it will turn out ok or not, if you're adaptation or tweaking of the recipe will work or not. I pl...

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