I was feeling a little under the weather earlier this week and thus was needing some spicy chicken soup. So, I poked around the internet and then threw together a combo of what I found. It turned out quite spicy and delicious and was exactly what I needed. Plus, like so often with the crockpot, it… Read More Comfort Food: Spicy Chicken Soup
Sticking with last week’s theme of chicken (which turned out really yummy), this week after being sick for almost a week, I am attempting roast chicken in the slow cooker. And then I figure I can make chicken soup out of the bones afterwards, which will be grand for my still somewhat sick soul. So,… Read More Roasting Chicken in the Crockpot
This weekend after having a craving for slow cooked chicken, I decided to revise the 40 garlic chicken into a 2 onion + bell peppers + potatoes chicken in the slow cooker. Thus, this morning in went (and in this order): 1 onion chopped 1 green pepper chopped 2 chicken breasts layer olive oil, salt,… Read More Slow cooked Chicken with Onions, Peppers, and Potatoes
I have never been a big recipe person–I do a lot of reading in my regular life and tend to get bored with recipes, which is not always the best. But, this last week I decided that I no longer needed to look at a recipe to make chili in my slow cooker. I figured… Read More Turkey (or Chicken) Chili in the Crockpot
This Sunday = the third installment in my adventures in crockpot cooking: 40 close garlic chicken. Firstly, it is worth noting that I firmly believe in the power of garlic and so most certainly used all 40 cloves. Secondly, here is the recipe I used (of course with some of my usual alterations/additions/lack of measurements):… Read More Adventures in Crockpot Cooking: 40 Clove Garlic Chicken
This Sunday was part two in Adventures in Crockpot Cooking (last week’s chili was part 1): Gumbo. I am a little embarrassed to admit this, but I have a sneaking suspicion that I got gumbo ideas in my head after watching Hart of Dixie last week. So last week, the show featured a gumbo cook-off… Read More Adventures in Crockpot Cooking: Gumbo
Yesterday I used my crockpot for the first time (as I have had it for a year, this marked a momentos occasion) and made homemade beef chili, another first. Also, it is worth noting that the chili could have easily been vegan minus the beef. I more or less followed this recipe: all recipes chili,… Read More Homemade Chili!