Crockpot Chicken Cacciatore

This recipe is a Simple to make – Served with Noodles or Spaghetti and a side this will become a family favorite :

  • 2 onions ( thinly sliced)
  • 4 boneless Chicken breast (cubed)
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes
  • 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 can sliced mushroom
  • 3 cloves of minced Garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

In your Crock pot- place onions on the bottom . Then add remaining ingredients in. Cover and Cook on Low 8 hours.

Easy Meatloaf * Crock pot Cooking

Thursday ‘s  Recipe – is a family favorite ;

Who doesn’t love Meatloaf and this one is cooked slow in a crock pot. If you haven’t tried this method -Do ! you will love it.   Lisa

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Meat Loaf in Crock pot –

  • 11/2 lb ground meat
  • 1 C  milk
  • 3 slices of bread ( crumbled)
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2  small onion (chopped finely)
  • 1 clove garlic (mashed)
  • 1/4 t  Season salt
  • Salt & peeper to taste
  • 1/2 C   of ketchup/BBQ sauce mixed
  • Sliced Green Pepper & onion (rough cut)

Spray your crock pot with cooking spray. Line bottom of crockpot with peppers and onions, Mix Meatloaf and form into loaf – Place on top of vegetables . Form an indent on top and place bbq & ketchup mixture, Seal and Cook Low 3-4 hours. 

  Cooking Tips: 

*Meat loaf – can be made with part pork and ground meat mixture. 

Need help forming loaf – place in loaf pan to form and flip out . 

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Fix It and Forget It * Slow Cooker Dump Dinners and Desserts

I have an older copy of this Cookbook series – it’s my Go To book for slow cooking !!  Like the name says – Fix it & Forget it!!

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What if you could have a rich, warm, homemade dessert in just two quick and easy steps? Well, now you can. Step 1: Dump the ingredients into your slow cooker crock. Step 2: Press the “on” button. It’s that easy to make moist carrot cake, rich chocolate cake, and crumbly fruit crisps. Perfect for birthday parties, potluck suppers, family gatherings, or weekend guests, you’ll find yourself making dessert much more often with these tasty recipes waiting to be made!

Hope Comerford has selected the yummiest desserts from home cooks across the country and can’t wait to share them with you. She’ll also give you tips on what size slow cooker to purchase and suggestions for easy prep and cleanup. Find finger licking good recipes such as:

Crock Pot * Chicken Parmigiana

It’s Thursday and this Foodie day we celebrate the Classroom! 

Yes – It’s National Classroom Day : And since I was a virtual /home school er for 6 years a Crockpot was my favorite kitchen tool . I could fix it the morning and after a day of school I had dinner ready to eat when my husband came home from work. This one is a family favorite –  Lisa

 

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       Chicken Parmigiana   (slow cooker)

  • 1 egg
  • 1 t  salt
  • 1/4 t pepper
  • 6 boneless chicken breast (halved)
  • 1 C   Italian bread crumbs
  • 2-4 T Butter
  • 14 oz Jar  Pizza sauce
  • 6 slices mozzarella cheese

Beat egg,salt & pepper. Dip chicken and coat with bread crumbs . Saute chicken in butter -and remove to the slow cooker .

Pour Pizza sauce over chicken. Cover and Cook on Low for 6-8 hours. After cooking place cheese on top & let melt – Serve over cooked noodles.    Lisa

Chicken Wings in a Crock pot *

Happy Sunday ! 

      National Chicken Wings Day !!! 

Looks like rain today so today my BBQ Chicken wings will be in the crock pot while I get some things done. August is just around the corner and so its time for an update on my blogs . Have a great day !!  Lisa

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  • 5 lb  chicken wings
  • 1 bottle chill sauce
  • 1/3 C lemon juice
  • 1 T Worcester sauce
  • 2 T molasses
  • 2 t salt
  • 2 t chill powder
  • 1/4 t   hot sauce ( or more)
  • Dash : garlic salt

 

Place wings in crock pot. Mix ingredients together and pour over the wings. Cook on Low 6-8 hours (high 2-3 )  

  • This recipe is perfect for a crowd  – football season around the corner.  Lisa

Easy Slow Cook Crock Pot Recipe *

Good Morning Everyone !  And Welcome to my Home this Thursday *

We are in the Kitchen  today  making a quick crock pot dinner. One of my family Favorites   Crock pot Sweet and Sour .

 

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  1. 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  2. 1/3 cup ketchup
  3. 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  4. 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  5. 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  6. 1 garlic clove, minced
  7. 1 teaspoon ground ginger ( or not)
  8. 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch pieces
  9. 1 medium onion, quartered
  10. 1 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  11. 1 medium red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  12. 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice

 

  1. In slow cooker crock, combine brown sugar, ketchup, vinegar, soy sauce, cornstarch, garlic and ginger. Stir until cornstarch is dissolved.
  2. Add chicken, onion, peppers, pineapple and juice. Stir to coat chicken with sauce.
  3. Cook on Low for 3 hours.

Serve over white rice.  Enjoy this Thursday recipe    Lisa 

 

15 Bean Soup Recipe

Thanks for coming over today ! It’s Thursday so its all about Food Today –

Ready for another great crock pot recipe. This time of the year its Soup time. And i had saved a Ham bone from Christmas Ham in the Freezer. Today I am using the ham bone and making – 15 Bean Soup with a package of beans from  Hurst . 

 

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There’s a recipe  included with a spice package but since the ham bone had been marinated & injected we had a starting point with flavors. 

  • In my Crock Pot – I placed some seasoning ( chopped onion,bell pepper & celery)
  • Add Beans & Ham bone -covered with water.
  • Add Bay leaves, Red Pepper & Italian season blend
  • Cooked 8 hours ( low)  – Add a can of dicedd tomatoes & check water levels.
  • Cooked another 4 hours .And ready to serve, With bread or over Rice.
  • You can cook it over night or all day for Supper. You can add carrots or additional ingrediants make it yours.  Yum

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Thursday Recipe * Crock pot Meatloaf

I love my Crock Pot. And after reading many post about Crock pot meat loaf -I gave it a try a while back. And I will never cook it another way. So here’s my version for Thursday Food Post. 

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I make my Meatloaf – with ground meat. seasoning. eggs,Worcestershire sauce ,bread crumbs and eggs to bind it. Mix well. ( You can use your own basic recipe) . Spray Crock pot and place in bottom -sliced onions & bell pepper. Place your formed meatloaf on top and make a grove in center top of meat loaf. I use a ketchup and BBQ mixture on the top for a glaze. Cook on low 6-8 hours. ( Middle should read 160 degrees with meat thermometer. Enjoy     Lisa