Posted in May 2012

Chicken Chop Suey in Your Slow Cooker

Back on topic!  My kids are taking EOG’s this week (End of Grade testing) AND the ballgames are always going.  So we are still cooking up healthy, tasty meals that require minimal prep in the evening.  If you haven’t been following along, the criteria for our slow cooker dinners includes few (if any) processed ingredients, … Continue reading

Small Southern Towns

On the heels of my last blog, I feel that I should count our small town blessings, so-to-speak.  In a county that covers 954 square miles with a population of 58,000, you know it’s nothing but small whistle-stops.  Our particular municipality has one stop light.  No, I’m not kidding.  If you needed an inspiration for … Continue reading

Off Topic

It’s off-topic.  Of this, I am well aware.  But it has been haunting me.  And my significant other said that blogging should be from the heart, as much as anything. I’ll start with the Blind Side.  If you’ve seen the movie, then you’ll understand what I mean when I say that we would all like … Continue reading

Jambalaya Chicken in the Crock Pot

As much as I love to surf the internet in search of recipes and crafty inspiration, there’s something to be said for a good old fashioned book.  Lately, I seem to have gotten away from my periodicals, and kitchen shelf chock-full of cook books, so I have vowed to pilgrimmage back for inspiration.  And I … Continue reading

“The Best Whole Chicken In a Crock Pot”

Yes, I am a huge skeptic.  Any recipe titled “The Best Whole Chicken in a Crock-Pot” will cause my eyebrows to go all uneven and weird; picture someone snarkily saying “Seriously?” I have tried numerous “The Best…” recipes and, let’s just say, I’m thankful that my mother wasn’t correct when she said “keep looking like … Continue reading