slow cooking

Hot Chocolate Gift Jars

By Karen Petersen

In need of a quick and inexpensive neighbor gift?  Make these cute hot chocolate gift jars! Click here for instructions and free printable label.... Read More

16 Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

By Karen Petersen

Hey, don't put the slow cooker away just because the weather is heating up.  In fact, use it more since it won't heat up your house and you can spend all afternoon at the pool and come home to dinner already done.  Here are 16 great summer slow cooker recipes: 1.  Beef Enchilada Salad 2.  ... Read More

Slow Cooking Cookbook Giveaway

By Karen Petersen

I'm going to give one lucky person a copy of my brand-spanking-new 365 Days of Slow-Cooking cookbook!!!  This retails for $25.99 and will be a go-to source for dinner ideas.  It is full color and is hard back with a spiral binding.  This will be the only slow cooker cookbook you'll ever need. ... Read More

On the 4th Day of Christmas…Peanut Butter Fondue

By Karen Petersen

On the 4th day of Christmas I am temporarily straying from my chocolate addiction to feast upon peanut butter! Whenever I think of parties I think of dipping delicious food items into an even more delicious dip or fondue.  This one is totally easy and totally delicious.  My favorite thing to di... Read More

Elite 8 Crockpot Bracket

By Karen Petersen

We're getting down to the wire here.  Who will make the final four???  Not at all what I would have guessed!  I'm wondering how the zuppa toscana vs cafe rio pork will come out.  Both are #1 seeds, for sure.  For links to all 64 recipes click here. ... Read More

Sweet 16 and enter to win a cookbook!~

By Karen Petersen

Here are the teams that are still alive in the tournament.  We're getting down to the wire here!  Make your predictions for the Elite 8 by commenting here and you'll be entered to win a cookbook! ... Read More

March Madness…crockpot-style

By Karen Petersen

It's March everyone.  In like a lion, out like a lamb.  Basketball lovers rejoice.  St Patricks Day.  New year's resolutions have definitely worn off by now. HOWEVER...I've been inspired by my sister's project to wear a different cardigan every single day in February.  So, I've decided to do... Read More

Pony on Up to Antelope Island Cowboy Festival – Free Family Fun

By Marcel Walker

For the next three days, you can can visit the old time west out at the Garr Ranch on Antelope Island for the Antelope Island Cowboy Legends Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival. Visitors can take wagon rides, listen to ol' time tunes and join in a dutch oven dinner. Last year over 5,000 vi... Read More

Weather warming up…it’s time to plug in the crockpot!

By Karen Petersen

Many people typically think of slow cookers as an appliance to use for winterish comfort foods like soups and heavy meals.  When the weather gets warmer, the slow cooker goes in the closet until fall.  In my humble opinion, this should not be the case.  The #1 reason to use your slow cooker this ... Read More