My 300th Post – Chinese Casserole


I knew this post was coming and I thought I would make a special dinner to celebrate.   But, just like every other mom I know, it was a busy night last night and we are low on funds, being the end of the month and all, so I went with what I had on…

Slow Cooker Chicken Stroganoff


We are still in full comfort food mode so for dinner last night I started with a recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Stroganoff from Allrecipes.com. I knew I would have to a bit of changing to the recipe for my family.   The first change I made was substituting chicken stock for butter.  I didn’t want…

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner


Last night our St. Patrick’s Day dinner was the usual Corned Beef and Cabbage.  Because my daughter is an Irish dancer we were in schools and senior housing complexes most of the day.  I love using my slow cooker for Corned Beef.  It always ends up fall apart moist and delicious. Verdict: Since there wasn’t…

Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie


I love, love, love, love my slow cooker.  I love that I can put the ingredients in the crock in the morning and by dinner time I have this delicious dish.  Everyone came in the house this evening and commented on how wonderful dinner smelled. If you are not using your slow cooker at least…

Overnight Slow Cooker Chicken Stock


This has to be one of the best lessons I have learned using my slow cooker. My family loves chicken soup and whenever I roast a chicken during the winter I always get out my soup pot to boil the carcass and gizzard to make soup.  I also buy 2-4 cartons of chicken stock every…