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Slow Cooker Black Beans…a Money Saving Hack

Black beans in white bowl

I take a lot of joy in finding ways to save money in the kitchen.  (Actually…..I take a lot of joy in finding ways to save money period!) So when I discovered how much cheaper it was to purchase dry black beans instead of canned, I was like “sign me up!”  They are a staple Read more

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Got any meat & potato fans in your house?  This meal is for them! Got any slow cooker fans in your house?  This meal is for them! This is a complete meal.  It’s got meat.  It’s got potatoes.  It’s got vegetables.  Done! Done! Done!  Now, I do usually serve it with some other vegetables, but Read more

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When my husband and I started dating a decade ago, we would go out with friends often.  Sometimes to a barbecue place.  He didn’t like buffalo sauce, so he normally got something with barbecue sauce.  I’d get buffalo sauce cause I live on the spicy side of life. Then we got married and he did Read more

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I got a thing for buns.  They’re carb-y.  They’re delicious.  They’re yeasty. I like big buns.  (I cannot lie.) I like hot cross buns.  (One a penny.  Two a penny.) I like them with cinnamon on top. I like them with frosting on top.  I like them made into garlic bread.  I like them made Read more

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One taquito. Two taquito. Three taquito. Score! How do you spell taquito anyway?  I could’ve sworn it was tacquito (with a ‘c’), but Google says otherwise.  Weird. Just when you think you know how to spell something.  My name is still spelled J-A-Y-M-E, right?  Just checking. However they’re spelled, taquitos are yummy.  They’re one of Read more

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Tender Pork Chops – Made In A Slow Cooker!

I’ve been loving my slow cooker all the more these days.  As a working mom, it’s been so easy for me to stick a meal into a slow cooker and let it simmer for most of the day.  But on my stay-at-home mom days, it’s also been great.  I’m not restricted to meals that need Read more

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Slow Cooker Ground Beef Stew!

It’s almost soup season!  Well, for those that thing there is such a thing as soup season.  I, personally, don’t think there is a soup season – I think everyday is part of soup season.  I eat it year round, but I’m willing to concede to those who think that while you CAN eat soup Read more

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Easy Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches!

This recipe was born out of necessity and a little trial-and-error. See, I had bought a roast when it was on sale “Buy 1, Get 1 Free”, but I didn’t know what I wanted to do with it.  It was summertime and I wasn’t really feeling pot roast (as delicious as it is), so when Read more

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