Crock Pot Sloppy Joes – Pizza Style

So my family isn’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 Thai Peanut Chicken Recipe

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 rolls around I start perusing through my crockpot recipes to add a few in the rotation each month.  {…Read More…}

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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Ravioli Soup Recipe

*This post originally appeared on IC on December 29, 2010.  I have updated it to reflect higher quality pictures.* In the fall and winter I make soup at least once a week.  I have a few amazing recipes in my arsenal that my family love.  This ravioli soup is probably my favorite.  I love Italian {…Read More…}