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Slow Cooker Savoury Sesame Chicken

By Lisa Taylor

  Disclaimer:  I am normally not a slow cooker fan.   However... there is certainly something to be said for loading everything into that slow cooker, switching it on, and (assuming no electrical outages occur) serving up a lovely meal some hours later.  And this super easy Slow Cooker... Read More

My Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes: Part 2

By Karen Petersen

I often get the question from people, "what is your favorite slow cooker recipe?"  I hate that question because it's really hard for me to choose just one favorite recipe.  I'll go through phases of slow cooker recipes that are my favorites at that moment.  Also since I blog a lot, I don't often ... Read More

Lemon Chicken Soup Recipe

By Lisa Taylor

This is a found long ago and tweaked recipe which our entire family enjoys. I generally like to make this soup using cooked, leftover chicken breasts which I've bagged up and frozen -- or you can begin the entire thing from scratch.  I've both baked and grilled the chicken, seasoned with lemon/pep... Read More

Slow Cooking With Meat

By Karen Petersen

I've finally finished something that I've been wanting to do for a long time.  A meat index.  All the slow cooker recipes that use a cut of meat are listed below.  Simply scroll down to the cut of meat that you have in your freezer and want to use up and find all the recipes that you can make wit... Read More

Tomatillo Chicken Filling for Tacos

By Karen Petersen

2 chicken breast halves 3 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of fat 8-10 medium tomatillos, husks removed and rinsed well and halved 1 red onion, diced 1 jalapeno chile, halved lengthwise, stemmed and seeded and chopped coarsely 1 poblano chile, stemmed and seeded and chopped coarsely... Read More

Sweet Salsa Chicken

By Karen Petersen

Makes 4-6 servings 3/4 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts 3/4 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs 1 cup salsa 2 Tbsp brown sugar 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard 2 Tbsp quick cooking tapioca 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 Tbsp tomato paste 1/2 cup diced onion 6 garlic cloves, minced 1 Tbsp water... Read More

Healthy Chicken Fiesta Soup

By Karen Petersen

Serves 6 1 lb 95% lean Gold'n Plump ground chicken, browned 1 (14.5 oz) can Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained (I made mine from scratch) 1 (16 oz) can chicken broth 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground red pepper 1 Tbsp lime juice 1 bay leaf 1 (4 oz)... Read More

FAQ: Why is my chicken getting tough and overdone in my slow cooker?

By Karen Petersen

After doing a little bit of research (by little bit, I mean going to google, typing 5 words in the search bar and opening the first 2 links) I have found out why chicken breasts aren't the best choice of meat to cook in your slow cooker (see my post about the Greek chicken).  I have known that it... Read More

Slow Cooker Barbecue Vinaigrette Chicken

By Karen Petersen

Serves 4 4 Bone-in chicken thighs 1 cup barbecue sauce 2 T Worcestershire sauce 2 T brown sugar 1/4 cup Kraft Balsamic Vinaigrette dressing Place chicken in the bottom of your slow cooker. Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl and pour over the chicken. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 ho... Read More

Slow Cooking a Whole Chicken

By Karen Petersen

Cooking a whole chicken is an economical way to make the protein source go far in your meals.  I have to admit I was scared to cook a whole chicken.  All those bones and things kind of freaked me out.  Plus the yucky skin.  However this is hardly yucky at all.  All you do is take off the pa... Read More