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...]

Cheesy Chicken Tator Tot Casserole

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Chicken, Cheese, Bacon, Tator Tots, repeat. How can that be bad? There is also some milk that you pour over every thing in the crock pot, but I'm also wondering what some cream of chicken soup mixed in with the milk would taste like? The whole entire recipe would probably be a lot creamier that is for sure. I thought it could also have used some type of seasoning. Maybe some Lawry's Seasoning Salt or some sriracha? It's up to you to decide. Ben just said this recipe was ok. He likes the Bubble … [Read more...]

Weight Watchers – Slow Cooked Jerk Pork with Caribbean Salsa

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Man, I think this has been the tastiest thing I've ever made in the Slow Cooker for a long time! I got to use my jerk spice seasoning that I got when the husband and I went to Jamaica. The jerk seasoning I got, wasn't too hot though, I would have liked it on that side a little bit more. I tried it before serving the pork, and decided to throw in an extra tablespoon of the jerk seasoning. If you've never had jerk seasoning before it's a mixture of allspice, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, brown sugar, … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Teriyaki Chicken

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It's a snow day here! I've been super lazy too.... With snow days comes lazy meals. Lazy as in crock pot meals. If you were really lazy like me, you could just buy a whole bottle of teriyaki sauce at the grocery store and just dump that into the crock pot with some chicken. I almost wish I would have done that too. This sauce wasn't very thick when the chicken broth was added. It cooked down in the crock pot a little but not to the consistency I would have liked it. If I make this again … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Roast w/ Gravy

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I've tried making a couple pot roasts in my life. One of the recipes I tried, required searing the roast until it comes brown on both sides and cooking it in a dutch oven at low temp for a certain amount of time.  I was able to get that right once and the roast was so tender. After using that recipe a couple times the roast has never been tender since. I don't get it! Since this is a crock pot recipe, the meat becomes sooooooooo tender. This is another one of those recipes where  all you use i … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chocolate Candy

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This recipe intrigued me because I never had tried making candy in my crock pot before. I read some of the reviews on Food Network's website and decided to change a few things. 1. Check the chocolate every hour and 2. I used only 1 pound of peanuts. I learned that your crock pot can be a good way to temper chocolate. However, this recipe can be made in about 20 minutes on the stove top. I don't have one of those fancy crock pots where you can set the timer to however long the recipe takes. I … [Read more...]