Slow Cooler Thai Pork with Peppers Recipe

It has been raining so much I haven’t had time to get much outdoor work done. There is a little bit of a break in the rain so I decided on this Slow Cooler Thai Pork with Peppers Recipe so I could get some work done while supper is cooking. This recipe was prepared as written – I thought it was pretty good but the next time I would add the peppers to the pork mixture later in the cooking process so they don’t get over cooked. The original recipe called for red bell peppers, I used yellow, because that …

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Biscuit Topped Slow Cooker Pot Pie

Because this recipe isn’t placed in a pie crust, I guess the name of the recipe is a little misleading, but this recipe is so good I had to post it. Unlike most slow cooker recipes, that are almost always real simple, this one does require a little more work because it goes from the slow cooker into the oven, and the biscuits are par cooked before they go on top of the filling. The end result is a delicious buttermilk biscuit topped pot pie. Biscuit Topped Slow Cooker Pot Pie Author: Larry 3.4.3177 Adapted from Cooks Country

Chinese Barbecued Pork Steak Recipe

Wow!; these Chinese Barbecued Pork Steaks are really good. Those were the first words out of my wife’s move when she tasted them. These pork steaks are a little bit of work, but well worth the effort. The pork steaks start out in the slow cooker, coated with a spice rub, consisting mainly of Chinese five spice powder. They are slow cooked to just fork tender, transferred to the boiler, and coated with the Chinese BBQ sauce to form a sticky and delicious glaze. The next time you are in the mood for Chinese, give this Chinese Barbecued Pork Steak …

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Slow Cooker Beer Brats

With the Super Bowl coming up I thought this would be a good time to post this Slow Cooker Beer Brats recipe. Because they are cooked in the slow cooker they turn out super tender and eliminate any possibility of tough and chewy casings. If you want to you could take this recipe a step farther and finish the brats on the grill. IF you’re looking for a really good game day recipe give these Slow Cooker Beer Brats a try; enjoy.   Slow Cooker Beer Brats Recipe Type: Main Author: Larry Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 8 hours …

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Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff Recipe

This is a simple recipe that saves a lot of time because it cooks all day in the slow cooker. Cook the egg noodles and thicken the sauce at the end of the cooking cycle and it is ready to go on the table. If you’re looking for a set it and forget it recipe to free up your day – give this Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff Recipe a try; enjoy Adapted from Kraft Kitchens

Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala Recipe

If you’re tight on time here’s a delicious slow cooker recipe that has very little prep time. I have a busy week scheduled and needed to free up some time so I turned to the slow cook. The chicken is moist, and the sauce is exceptional. I decided to serve this dish with hash browns and it turned out to be a perfect match. It was just my wife and I for dinner, so I used 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts instead of the 8 the recipe calls for – but I did not change the amount of sauce. If …

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Slow Cooker Vesuvio Recipe

This Slow Cooker Vesuvio Recipe, is not quite a traditional recipe; being more on the side of what I would call a chicken stew. The main seasoning incorporated into the recipe is Zesty Italian dressing. This is a quick recipe to put together, and because it’s cooked in the slow cooker it frees up a lot of to time to go to the beach or work on some other things you want to get done. The next time you’re looking to free up some time, or want to avoid the kitchen heat, give this Slow Cooker Vesuvio Recipe a try. …

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Tennessee Whiskey Smoked Pork Ribs Recipe/with Gas Grill

Incorporating wood smoke into your grilling can be a little challenging, and time consuming, but it is well worth the time and effort. Different types of wood can give off unique types of flavor. Smoking with your gas grill is not as hard as you think. A piece of aluminum foil, some wood chips, and you are set to go. This is a simple recipe that takes some time, but the whiskey and smoked flavor turn these ribs into a delicious summertime treat. Tennessee Whiskey Smoked Pork Ribs Recipe/with Gas Grill Recipe Type: Grilling Author: Larry Prep time: 15 mins …

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Slow Cooker Beef and Three Bean Chili Recipe

Even though summer is here we were all in the mood for chili; maybe because it hasn’t been all that warm. I had a very busy day coming up, and I also wanted to go fishing, so I decided to get out the slow cooker to save some time. This chili recipe is a little different because it uses stew meat instead of ground beef. The cooking time for this recipe will vary according to the size of the cubed meat used. This is a mildly seasoned recipe so I would recommend tasting it before adding the beef to the …

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Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

This Chicken Cacciatore Recipe is a simple recipe to put together. It does require quite a bit of cooking time, but it is well worth it. I followed the recipe and kept it simple. If you wanted to you could add red and green sweet peppers, and maybe a sliced zucchini to fancy it up a little bit. I used canned chopped tomatoes that had Basil, Oregano, and garlic already added but you could change this by using pure chopped tomatoes, and then adding your own seasoning. The next time you can’t figure out what to put on the menu …

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Slow Cooker Smothered Pork Chops Recipe

Spring is here and I have a lot of outside clean-up work to do, so to free up some time I decided to put this Slow Cooker Smothered Pork Chops Recipe on tonight’s supper menu. This recipe does require a little bit of prep time, but once it’s in the slow cooker, you can set it and forget it, and go about your day. This recipe has a delicious combination of flavors which creates a fabulous gravy to serve over mashed potatoes. The parsley in this recipe mainly serves as a garnish – so it’s optional. The next time you …

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Smothered Rabbit with Wild Berry Wine Recipe

I have prepared a lot of rabbit recipes but I always come back to this Smothered Rabbit with Wild Berry Wine Recipe. The meaty is tender and the gravy is delicious over mashed potatoes. You can use this recipe with wild or domestic rabbit meat; the cooking times will just vary a little bit. I used my homemade raspberry wine in this recipe, but any good quality red wine I think would work just as well.   Smothered Rabbit with Wild Berry Wine Recipe Recipe Type: Main Author: Larry Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 90 mins Total time: 1 …

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Venison Stew Recipe

One of my favorite ways to cook venison is to prepare venison stew. It’s a great way to tender up some of the tough cuts of venison tuning them into a delicious supper. You can change the vegetables in this recipe to whatever combination you like. For the wine I used a homemade cherry wine I had on hand, but if cherry wine is not available, use any good quality red dry wine. This recipe does require a lot of cooking time depending on how tough of venison cut you are using. It took me about 2 hours to have …

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Chicken and Sausage Chili Recipe

I don’t use ground chicken as an ingredient very often so I decided to give this Chicken and Sausage Chili Recipe a try. I figured the ground chicken would be a good healthy alternative as compared to the ground beef that is normally used. This Chicken and Sausage Chili Recipe is loaded with ingredients which give the chili a unique flavor. Depending on taste I would say there is room to turn up the heat a little bit by adding additional cayenne pepper. Unlike many slow cooker recipes, this is not a set it and forget it a recipe, you …

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Slow Cooker Pork Stew Recipe

Being stressed for time again I decided on another slow cooker recipe. This is a very simple recipe to put together and takes about 7 hours in the slow cooker, so it frees up a lot of time. As far as stew recipes go, I think this recipe lacks a few of the traditional ingredients that are typically found in a stew. I thought for a simple recipe, this Slow Cooker Pork Stew Recipe was pretty good, but my wife thought it was excellent; so here it is. Give it a try the next time you need to free up …

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Smothered Pork Chops Recipe

This Smothered Pork Chops Recipe has a lot of cooking time involved, but it is well worth the time, and effort. It is a simple recipe that doesn’t require a lot of ingredients, and because of the slow cooking time, the chops are tender and delicious. I served this dish with mashed potatoes, because of the gravy this recipe creates, which was an excellent choice. The gravy was really good and I could have used more of it. If you like Smothered Pork Chops or have never tried them, put this Smothered Pork Chops Recipe on the supper menu. Enjoy …

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Slow Cooker Pork and Beans Recipe

I guess I’m on a roll with the slow cooker this week. The weather has been really nice here in Upper Michigan, giving me a chance to get a lot of winter preparation done outside. I love using the slow cooker because it frees up a lot of my time. This Slow Cooker Pork and Beans Recipe doesn’t take much time to put together so you can put it on quickly, and get about doing the things you have to do. This is a one-dish recipe, so outside of shredding the pork, dinner will be ready at the end of …

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Slow Cooker Pepper Jack Leg Quarters Recipe

If you have been suffering from sticker shock over the grocery prices lately here is a simple and very inexpensive recipe to put on the supper menu that you and your family will enjoy. This is a slow cooker recipe so it does take some time to cook, but if you have some other things you have to get done this can be a blessing. I used chicken leg quarters in this recipe but you can use any combination of chicken pieces you would like. If you use leg quarters I would recommend removing the skin and any excess fat’ …

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Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken Chili Recipe

I had to go out of town and needed a good one-dish recipe, so I decided to use the slow cooker. The weather has been cold here lately so I thought this Southwest Chicken Chili Recipe looked really good. Because it is cooked in the slow cooker, I could get it on, and have a hot bowl of chili waiting for me when I got home. Not disappointment here – returning, after about 7 hours, this Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken Chili was a delicious hot treat on a cold night. If you like Southwest seasoning give this Slow Cooker Southwest …

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Slow Cooker Baked Ziti Recipe

I was looking to put a meal together that I could set it and forget for a while to get some other things done so I decided on this Slow Cooker Baked Ziti Recipe. This recipe contains a lot of the ingredients you would find in lasagna. I don’t usually like to cook pasta in the slow cooker because they have a tendency to come out kind of doughy. This recipe is an exception but does require you to kind of check back on it once and awhile so as not to overcook the ziti. Instead of 3 hours in …

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