Crockpot Thai Peanut Chicken

There is something about fall that screams crockpot to me.  Maybe it is the routine of the school year and the fact that we don’t grill out like we do in the summer.  But the minute September 1st rolls around I start perusing through my crockpot recipes to add a few in the rotation each {…Read More…}

Crock Pot Sloppy Joes – Pizza Style

So my family aren’t huge Sloppy Joe fans, which is a bummer because it is a super quick and easy meal to make.  Sometimes quick and easy is all I have time for.  So I came upon this recipe from a special interest Betty Crocker publication from 2004.  I tweaked it to our liking and {…Read More…}

Crockpot Shredded Rotisserie Chicken + TWO HOT TIPS

So recently I posted on Instagram and Facebook that I was making my weekly shredded chicken in the crock pot.  I was shocked at how any questions I got about it.  I thought everyone made shredded chicken in the crock pot weekly.  Apparently I am in the minority.  I will make it every Monday.  I use it in salad, soups, chicken salad, quesadillas, chicken nachos, etc.  It is nice to have a quick and healthy protein to throw in any dish.  So just in case there are some of you out there that haven’t heard cooking chicken in the crockpot is a phenomenal idea here is how I do it.

crockpot shredded rotiserrie chicken

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The Best Ever Crockpot Shredded Beef

I have a big family on my mom’s side.  If we are all in attendance it is well over 50 people.  When we get together we always do potlucks, pitch-ins, a dish to pass, covered dishes…what do you call it?  Basically we all bring a side dish or a dessert to share with everyone else.  There are a few staples that need to be at our family gatherings or I am disappointed, namely Broccoli Salad, Strawberry Pretzel Dessert, and Oreo balls.  Recently this beef made with giardiniera sauce is quickly becoming a family fave as well.


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