My slow cooker hasn’t gotten as much of a workout this summer. I haven’t spent as much time outside so I’ve neglected the poor thing! But I’m making up for it with my Maple Balsamic Slow Cooker Pork Chops!These pork chops turn out so tender and delicious and I don’t have to spend a lot of time getting everything into the slow cooker! They’re a family favorite and I know you’ll love them!
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It was hot yesterday. The actual temperature was 91 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s 32.7778 Celsius for those of you who measure that way. I didn’t want to grill outside. Standing over a flame held zero appeal. And I didn’t want to turn on the oven either. So I decided to pull out my slow cooker and make Marinated Slow Cooker Chuck Roast.
Marinated Slow Cooker Chuck Roast
When I woke up I knew it was going to be a lazy day. The sun was already well up in the sky and when I looked at my clock it was nearly 8 a.m.! I decided instantly to make Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches. They’re delicious and they don’t take a lot of effort so they were perfect for a take-it-easy kind of day!
Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches
A funny thing happened that made me decide to make my Simple Slow Cooker Pot Roast for dinner. Andi had loaned me her DVDs for “Desperate Housewives.” I’d never watched it and Andi was sure I’d find it funny. I did but a couple of lines in the series made Mr. C snicker. He didn’t laugh. He snickered. And it was then that I knew I needed to make Simple Slow Cooker Pot Roast.
Simple Slow Cooker Pot Roast
This week I decided to take it easy making our weekly dinner with Pete’s family. And there’s not much easier than putting everything into the slow cooker and walking away! I love my slow cooker! I’m making the meal here and I can carry the slow cooker to Pete’s. The lid on my slow cooker locks so I don’t even have to worry about spills in the car! This week’s family dinner is Slow Cooker Pot Roast!
Slow Cooker Pot Roast
Lately I’ve seen a lot of recipes for whole chickens cooked in a slow cooker. This seemed like a great idea. I could get the chicken ready, pop it in the slow cooker, and forget about it for most of the day. So I decided to follow the basic instructions for Slow Cooker Whole Chicken and see for myself.
Slow Cooker Whole Chicken
The situation with the hot water heater cause a bit more chaos than I expected. Mr. C has been doing dishes by heating water in the coffee maker but I feel a bit guilty about cooking when things are the way they are. We’ve been dining on our freezer meals since the weekend since I don’t have to mess up a lot of baking dishes, etc. Today it hit me. Why haven’t I pulled out the slow cooker? I’m sure you too have days when slow cooker meals are a life-saver so here are 5 Slow Cooker Recipes to Make Your Life Easy!
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Although my husband finds chicken, especially dark meat chicken, easy to eat I sometimes get burned out on the birds. Because he’s a really sweet man who understands how his eating difficulties can make cooking (and eating) a bit boring for me he doesn’t mind when I stage a rebellion and insist on a hunk of tasty cow for dinner.
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