Category Archive: Crock Pot

Make this delicious, seasonal Vanilla Bean Pumpkin Apple Butter recipe in your crock pot or slow cooker.

When I was a kid, it was always a treat when we’d get a jar of apple butter. I would spend every waking second spreading it on anything edible. I just ate and ate until I popped, or the jar was empty, whichever came first. I haven’t had it in years, but when I thought of […]

A classic snack with a modern, decadent twist. Duck Fat Chex Mix made in the crock pot.

If you don’t know about duck fat, you’re really missing out! Duck fat is super rich with flavor, even more so than bacon. When used for frying, it gives food a beautiful golden brown color. It’s especially amazing when used with potatoes. My local grocery store always has it in stock, but if yours does […]

Beer boiled peanuts that can be made in the crock pot. They have a wonderful garlic and onion flavor.

Oh hello there everyone!  It’s been a while. I was out on the road working on a gig and left Jess to pick up all my slack when it came to the blog.  And I must say, she’s done quite a great job!  But I’m back and ready to get my hands dirty again! Speaking […]

Crock Pot Kalua Pork Recipe

Janette turned 30 this year and to celebrate she treated herself (and me!) to a weeklong vacation in Hawaii. While we were in Maui, we went to the Old Lahaina Luau and dined on the best Kalua Pig I had tasted in years. It was phenomenal! So tender and juicy…I needed to find a way to […]

Crock Pot Chicken & Dumplings

I’ve never attempted to make homemade chicken and dumplings before. We had some chicken, fresh green beans and carrots, and a brand spanking new bag of flour around so I thought it was about time. Crockpot recipes are the best and this one tasted sooo good. Talk about warming up the tummy! I had no […]

Creamy Crock Pot Brie & Mushroom Soup

There’s nothing better than walking into your apartment or home to the smell of something cooking in the crock pot. It hits you like a brick wall but a brick wall you want to eat as slowly and delicately as possible. Soup is a comfort food no doubt. Add some mushrooms and cheese and I’m […]

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