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...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

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Most canned chicken noodle soups that I recall ever eating had an equal amount of noodles, chicken, and vegetables. This chicken noodle soup made in the slower is just a little bit better than that and is VERY filling. The soup is mostly chicken and noodles, with very little vegetables in it, but what do you expect when the soup is called Chicken and Noodles? ;) The broth was very tasty and had just the right amount of seasoning. We now have enough chicken noodle soup to eat for the next 2 days. … [Read more...]

Heaven in a Crockpot.

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Have you ever made a dessert in the crock pot before? I have never done that and I wonder why I've waited this long to try it. My cake didn't take 3 hours like the cooking time suggested, it took only about 2. This dessert is pure heaven and reminds me of a trifle dessert that my husband used to eat all the time at Ruby Tuesday's. You need one box of brownie mix and one packet of cookie dough mix. Melt 1 stick of butter in the microwave and take out 4 eggs. Take 1/2 of the melted butter and 2 … [Read more...]