Crockpot

Italian Beef Stew (Crockpot)

January 23, 2012
Italian Beef Stew (Crockpot)

Can we pretend that I just didn’t use the word “stew?” Because half of the adults in this house turn a sickly shade of green at the very mention of the word. I’ll admit, it’s not the most appetizing word. And maybe it doesn’t always conjure up the most appetizing images. But contrary to what [...]

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Light Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

January 3, 2012
Light Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Happy 2012! After a wonderfully overindulgent December, we are in total detox mode over here. Okay, maybe not total detox… but as total as two beer and margarita lovers can be As a result, we’ve been trying our hardest to eat fresh and light lately and this soup has been one of our favorites. The [...]

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Crockpot Korean Beef Tacos with Cucumber Slaw

September 29, 2011
Korean Beef Tacos with Cucumber Slaw

How often do you use your crockpot? A while back, mine actually broke. The safety glass in the lid exploded into eleventy billion perfect little squares that scattered across the kitchen and pantry floor. And none of us were wearing shoes. I wasn’t that sad. Aside from pulled pork and french dip sandwiches, it saw [...]

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Brie & Brisket Quesadillas/Tacos with Mango Barbecue Sauce

January 16, 2011
Brie and Brisket Quesadillas with Mango Barbecue Sauce

Updated from the archives I was fortunate enough to not only grow up in southeast Texas amid an incredible abundance of Tex-Mex restaurants, but to grow up just down the street from an incredible Mexican woman. Homemade tortillas, migas, and tamales were just a very few of the authentic Mexican dishes that Martha turned out [...]

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Homemade Mince(meat) Pie (Crockpot)

December 27, 2010
Mince Pie

My momma used to always say, “Christmas ain’t Christmas ’til somebody cries!” – Donkey, Shrek the Halls That somebody was me. Last year. I could probably blame some wacky 3rd trimester hormone cocktail but that’s just taking the easy way out. I was so looking forward to Mincemeat Pie for Christmas. Mom assured me it [...]

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Crockpot French Dip Sandwiches

December 23, 2010

I’m not a big crockpot person. In our house, it essentially serves three roles: 1. Maker of pulled pork sandwiches 2. Maker of French dip sandwiches 3. Taker-upper of pantry space And for further proof, I submit Exhibit A: My blog’s Crockpot tag ——> We love French dip sandwiches – fall-apart tender meat slow-cooked in [...]

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Pulled Pork with Orange Barbecue Sauce

February 17, 2009

…Somewhere real far south when I suggested to my husband that we get barbecue for dinner. I might be a born-and-raised Texan but barbecue is never anywhere near the top of my list. It’s usually not even on the list. My crockpot is by far the most unused gadget in my kitchen. Most of the [...]

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Pulled Pork Sandwiches

May 11, 2007
Pulled Pork Sandwich with Rudy

The Crockpot Queen I am not. My mother, on the other hand, seemed to use it weekly when we were growing up. Before tonight, I’m pretty sure that the only times that I’ve taken it out of the cabinet was to keep queso warm on poker nights and to enter chili into a cook-off once [...]

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