Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Turkey Meatballs

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I'm going to be using my slow cooker a lot so get ready for a lot of slow cooker recipes. This one is super simple and only requires 3 ingredients. The combination of grape jelly and chili sauce may seem a bit odd to you but trust me they aren't. All the recipe requires is a bag of frozen turkey meatballs, a jar of grape jelly, and a jar of chili sauce. That's it! Throw it into your slow cooker and cook on low for 5 hours. These meatballs would make a perfect appetizer for any kind of party that … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chili Queso Dip

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My friend asked me if I wanted to come over for a fire pit this weekend and I said sure, can I bring some queso dip? I've been craving it a lot lately.  Queso dip is normally for crowds, and if I sat there and ate the whole entire crock pot full of it, that would be bad. Very bad.  By the end of the night the queso dip had disappeared and that made me happy. Yesterday, it looked like the weather was going to be terrible for a fire pit. It had rained in the afternoon. The skies cleared up and t … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pulled Pork

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I woke up on Sunday and was craving some pulled pork. Our smoker was in the patio and it sucks to drag it outside so I was lazy and decided to just throw it in the crock pot. I even had every ingredient to make this too. It calls for only 3 things. Canned pineapple, a red onion, and a cup of barbeque sauce. Canned pineapple is one of those pantry staples I like to keep on hand all the time a long with barbeque sauce. So, I've been seeing recipes everywhere that call for King's Hawaiian Rolls. … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin

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It's been kind of cold and rainy here in Fargo, ND and that is not good for taking pictures! I just want it to be bright outside because that is when the sun is shining through our big living room window the most! I've been doing a lot of research reading about food photography and studying food photos and all I've been wanting to do is take pictures of food lately.  I took the pic above on a bright sunny day and it turned out much better than some pictures of fruit I was trying to take … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Barboca Beef

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A Chipotle is coming to Fargo and this is a Copy Cat recipe of their Barboca Beef. My brother raved about it for quite some time and I finally got to try one when I was visiting Minneapolis for a wedding. The burritos at Chipotle are about the size of your head, and there's no way I could eat one of those in one sitting. There's gotta be at least 4 servings in one burrito. I like rice bowls, they pretty much have everything in them besides the tortilla. Ben doesn't like Chipotle because they put … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Gyros

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Yummmmmmmmmm!!!!!!!!!! I found 90 calorie pitas for this recipe too! They were a tad bit salty. Make sure to warm your pitas up first in the oven for a bit too, that makes these even better. I tell you what, it's kind of hard to fit every piece of food into that small pocket. I want more avocados and tomatoes on top, but then if I do that there's not enough room for more pork and cole slaw. These pitas came pre-sliced and next time I'm not even going to get the half slices. Full slices all … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

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IF there was one soup I'd have to choose from to eat for the rest of my life, it would have to be chicken tortilla. This is a way healthier version of chicken tortilla soup. You may be familiar with the really creamier fatty good version that's loaded with cream of chicken soup or heavy cream. I do still love that version and at the grocery store I shop at they have an awesome version of it. Can't eat that every day of my life, but with this soup you can and you won't feel guilty eating it … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Sweet Garlic Chicken

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I spent most of my weekend inside, because it was FREEZING out. The temp on Saturday morning was -7 with a wind chill of -35. Brrr!!!! Wouldn't you like to stay home and do nothing on days like that? It eventually did end up warming up in the afternoon so Ben and I went out to do something. We went to Three Lyons Pub which is an awesome bar in town here. I am in LOVE with their London Broil sandwiches which I plan on making a recipe for that later on this week. This recipe for Sweet Garlic … [Read more...]