Crock Pot · Soups

Hearty Hodgepodge Soup

We are clinging onto Winter.  Therefore, we welcome a couple more soups to add to the menu.  At my house, we call this the rotation.  The rotation of things that will warm our bones.   I love so many things about this soup.  The simplicity, the heartiness, the rich flavor.  I also love my friend,… Continue reading Hearty Hodgepodge Soup

Crock Pot · Dips

Superbowl Sausage Spinach Dip

Move over regular queso, there is a new game in town.  Looking for something different for a weekend of football?   No matter who your favorite team is, this will be the clear winner.  Thanks to Jessica for something new to add to your Superbowl menu.   Ingredients:   1 (16 ounce) package mild sausage… Continue reading Superbowl Sausage Spinach Dip

Crock Pot · Main Dish · Poultry

Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings

My friend Judi and I walk and talk... then talk and walk.  Our talks always lead to food (shocker), the newest restaurants (big news in our small town), and the latest recipes that we have tried.  We are still waiting for Jack Frost in Texas, but when he finally gets here.....we will be ready for… Continue reading Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings

Crock Pot · Soups

Crockpot Green Enchilada Soup

It's rare that a friend (thanks, Kerry) sends out a recipe that I follow exactly.   The minute I laid eyes on this recipe, I made it within 24 hours. It is a great soup to warm your bones.  The spice is perfect, the consistency is perfectly creamy, and the end result is memorable.  Using… Continue reading Crockpot Green Enchilada Soup

Beef · Crock Pot · Main Dish

Easy Crockpot Chuck Roast

Looking for some comfort food?  I am a 40 something year old that has never made a roast.  Never say never.  I made this last week and shared with family.  A huge hit and so easy that it is ALMOST embarrassing.  Almost.....  The flavor is perfect. Enjoy this wonderful recipe shared by a friend.  Bring… Continue reading Easy Crockpot Chuck Roast

Crock Pot · Poultry

Crockpot Cashew Chicken

Growing up in Southwest Missouri, they had a claim to fame that the original Cashew Chicken came from our area.  A friend from my hometown of Branson recently posted this recipe and I had to try it.  Winner!  Perfect amount of spice for the perfect taste.Ingredients2 lbs of boneless skinless chicken tenders1/4 c. flour 1/2… Continue reading Crockpot Cashew Chicken

Crock Pot · Soups

Chicken Tortilla Soup

This weather is soup weather. Soup's on! I have been given two Chicken Tortilla Soup recipes in the past week. Both are great finds. The next one that I post has Campbell's Cheddar Cheese soup in it. The recipe below started in Trisha Yearwood's kitchen, then to Food Network, then in the hands of my… Continue reading Chicken Tortilla Soup

Crock Pot · On the Side

Refried Beans Without the Refry

My sister Tracy made this for us, and it was shocking how good they were, especially without meat! I'm going to be real honest and say that sometimes I don't even puree them. They are great just as beans over rice, etc. This recipe is from, which Tracy loves for great recipes. 1 onion,… Continue reading Refried Beans Without the Refry

Crock Pot · Poultry

Easy Chicken Stroganoff

Another great recipe for the crock pot!  Feel free to use fat free cream cheese and cream of chicken soup.   Also,    leave the chicken in whole breasts for this.  Serve with a green veggie and salad.  Great for a Winter day. Easy Chicken Stroganoff * 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cubed * 1/8… Continue reading Easy Chicken Stroganoff

Crock Pot · Soups

Taco Soup

This started off to be a favorite crock pot/Weight Watcher recipe.  It is now simply a  favorite.  Friends along the way have helped us perfect it.  The chicken variation at the bottom is perfection! 1 lb. lean ground beef 1 c. chopped onion 1 16 oz. can pinto beans, not drained 1 16 oz. can dark kidney… Continue reading Taco Soup