Stovetop Black Beans

Stovetop Black Beans

Black beans! Get your biggest pot out. Dream up your wildest dreams of homemade burrito bowls and black bean burgers. Put some Santana on. We are making black beans! This might not seem like the most exciting recipe on first pass, but let me tell you – it’s a winner. Why so much excitement about […]

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Overnight Steel Cut Oats

Overnight Steel Cut Oats in the Slow Cooker

I AM BAD AT BREAKFAST. Truly, I bring a weak game.  I am familiar with the “it’s the most important meal of the day” expression, and will even concede that it makes at least the top three. BUT. I’m not good at making breakfast part of my daily routine. In a moment of self-examination, I’ve […]

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(Super Chocolatey) Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

Crock Pot Hot Chocolate Recipe

My unflinchingly strong opinions about food never surface more than when thinking about hot chocolate. Perhaps because hot chocolate can be a sad waste of sugar eating (packets made with water), or a totally decadent sip-and-smile experience and I am OBVIOUSLY in favor of the latter. It is my firmly held belief that hot chocolate […]

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Slow Cooker Ginger-Soy Pork

Every year when summer comes to an end and the weather starts to cool off, I find myself in a serious state of food indecision: I’m ready to eat and make more comfort-food meals, but not quite ready to give up the freshness of summer, and also feeling like it’s too soon to dive head-first […]

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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian chili with sour cream and green onions

We fell off the Sunday Soup Night bandwagon for a bit what with being out of town and the holidays falling on Sundays, but we’re back on it and are settling in for a long winter. For the January installment of the Sunday Soup Night series, I’m sharing a recipe for a vegetarian chili in […]

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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken (for the whole week!)

Making a meal is so much quicker and easier when you have chicken ready to be used! Chicken that is cooked, shredded, parceled up and frozen is great to have on hand for when your plans to thaw and cook chicken just didn’t quite work out (story of my life!), when you’re pressed for time, or […]

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