Slow Cooker White Bread, an easy Homemade Bread!

Can you bake bread in a Slow Cooker? Who ever thought you could bake bread in a Slow Cooker? I know I didn't . . . that is . . . until I saw a Facebook post about a recipe for Slow Cooker Bread from Delish.com. So, I decided to make my versions, a Slow Cooker White Bread, to check it out! With school starting, I've been looking for some really good slow cooker/ Crock Pot recipes. Working moms, or moms who are just busy, need some recipes that they can make easily for their families. And, homemade bread would be LAST on their list because it takes so much time to make. But with this slow cooker recipe, they can treat their families to delicious slices of homemade white bread in about 2 1/2 hours. Prep time is only about 15-20 minutes . . . … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Beef and Peppers for an easy meal!

Looking for an easy meal? I'm always looking for an easy meal, especially for Sundays. Years ago I made Pepper Steak in a skillet, which was really good. So I did some research on how to make a Slow Cooker Beef and Peppers. I needed something that I could put in the slow cooker, a.k.a. Crockpot, before church so it would be ready when we got home. And, this recipe worked out quite well! My Beef and Peppers vs. the Slow Cooker version: My Pepper Steak, as it was called, started with round steak, was cut into cubes, and then browned in a skillet. The green peppers were cut in strips, added to the meat with soy sauce, and then simmered until the meat was tender. It did not have onions. The Slow Cooker Beef and Peppers  that I made used … [Read more...]

3-Ingredient Slow Cooker Pork Chops!

Slow Cookers for easy dinners! One of my New Year's resolutions is to find and make more meals in my Crockpot, or slow cooker. I found this slow cooker pork chop recipe on The Frugal Girls website. They called theirs "Crockpot BBQ Coca-Cola Pork Chops"! Well, since it only used 3 ingredients, I decided to name mine, "3-Ingredient Slow Cooker Pork Chops". Three ingredients makes this slow cooker recipe even better! Plus you don't have to brown the pork chops, which adds to the ease in which you can put this dish together. Some benefits of using a slow cooker, i.e., Crockpot . . . I have never, until now, been very interested in using a slow cooker . . . Crockpot. When I was being taught how to cook, slow cookers didn't even exist! You … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie for an easy dinner!

A Slow Cooker Comfort Food! Chicken Pot Pie . . . the epitome of comfort food! The problem? It takes too much time to make! But, if you make it in the slow cooker, i.e., your crockpot, it goes beyond easy! You may be asking, "What makes it so easy?" The answer . . . you put all of the "filling" in the slow cooker, turn it on, and it cooks itself while you go about your day. This Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie becomes a delicious hot meal when you add biscuits that you bake in the oven. Making the Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie . . . The recipe I found for a Crockpot Chicken Pot Pie actually baked the biscuits on top of the filling in the crockpot. At the end of the cooking time, however, the crock had to be placed in the oven for the … [Read more...]

Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup for a Day of Refreshing!

A Day of Refreshing . . . Stop and Smell the Roses! As we begin the last full week before Thanksgiving Day, the thought came to me that it would be a good time to have a Day of Refreshing . . . a day to stop and smell the roses . . . a day to relax, get revitalized and get ready for the busy week leading up to Thanksgiving Day. Too often we get caught up in the busyness of life and forget to stop for a bit and reflect on all our blessings. We are so busy, we don't see God's grace and mercy in our lives and the lives of those around us. Even the beauty of the different seasons of the year in nature around us get overlooked. So, today, let's sit back, relax, and enjoy the beauty of this fall season, and count our blessings. Blessings and … [Read more...]