Category Archives: Crock-Pot

Creamy Black Bean Dip

Bean dips can often be too stiff and break chips easily. I wanted to make something that had a lot of flavor and a smoother texture. This dip fits the bill; the caramelized onion and lime provide complex yet bright … Continue reading

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Crockpot Tomato Basil Soup

When I think of tomato soup I usually think of Campbellā€™s condensed tomato soup. While that is fine, sometimes I want something a little more refined. This crockpot tomato soup is extremely easy and simple, but the flavor is a … Continue reading

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Salsa Ranchera Chicken Quesadillas with Cilantro Sour Cream

This spicy chicken filling can be used on nachos, in burritos, enchiladas, or my favorite, quesadillas. The salsa ranchera has lots of flavors, so you don’t need to add much to enhance it. I made a quick cilantro sour cream … Continue reading

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Salsa Verde Chicken & Rice Tacos with Pickled Red Onions

Slow cooker dinners are my favorite, but sometimes I’m not able to leave something in for the usual 8-10 hours. This is relatively low maintenance but isn’t leave-and-go and takes about 4 hours. These salsa verde chicken tacos also makes … Continue reading

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Simple Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Gramawama grew a variety of squashes this year, one of them being butternut squash. Right away I knew I wanted to make an easy soup. This smooth butternut squash soup is tangy, hearty, and so simple to make. I use … Continue reading

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Spiced Apple Butter for Canning

Apple butter is quintessential for fall canning. Its texture is luscious and the spices bring out the best of the apples. The downright easiest way to make it is if you have a crock pot and an immersion blender (stick … Continue reading

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Sriracha BBQ Sliders with Cilantro Slaw

More Sriracha! Now that I have a bottle of it I have to use it in everything, of course! This slow cooker recipe is easy to scale up based on how many you want to feed. The spiciness can be … Continue reading

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