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

Soups Galore

By Stephanie Petersen

Never in my life have I craved soup like I have this winter. Could it be due to the fact that we are having the coldest winter EVER, or the fact that I'm getting older and always cold, or maybe it's just because I have finally found some good, wholesome, healthy, soups!  I do not know, but man I am... Read More

Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup

By Karen Petersen

Slow cooker baked potato soup with all the fixins! Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup Makes 6 servings 6 medium red potatoes, cubed 1 cup diced onion 4 large garlic cloves, minced 1 bay leaf 1/4 tsp salt 5 cups water 4 tsp chicken bouillon granules or 2 tsp Shirley J chicke... Read More

Tomato Basil Parmesan Soup in the Slow Cooker (or on the stove-top)

By Karen Petersen

Tomato Basil Parmesan Soup Recipe Photo by Clair Buys/BYU Magazine   Tomato Basil Parmesan soup in the slow cooker. This is the stuff that your taste buds dream of! Printable recipes cards and download of this recipe can be found HERE.  Enjoy! (Scroll for recipe on po... Read More

Cooking Classes at Gardner Village

By Michelle Powell

Taste Culinary Boutique is opening soon at Gardner Village, and their cooking classes are already filling up! After the holiday rush has died down, this is a perfect way to keep your spirits up during the long winter months. This is also a great gift idea for the food lover on your list, the newly m... Read More

Slow Cooker Meat and Veggie Stew

By Karen Petersen

1 to 1 1/2 lbs of stew meat (or just cut up a roast into bite size pieces) 1 Tbsp dehydrated onion or 1/4 cup fresh chopped onion 1 carrot, finely chopped 1 celery stalk, finely chopped 1 bay leaf 2 russet potatoes, peeled and cubed butternut squash, peeled and cubed (about the same amount... 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

No Peek Stew

By Karen Petersen

Serves 4 1 lb beef stew meat or 1 lb roast cut into small, bite-size pieces 2 carrots, finely chopped 2-3 potatoes, cubed 3 celery stalks, finely sliced 2 T dehdrated onion or 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 2/3 cup water 1 (10 3/4 oz) can of tomato soup 2 T dry tapioca Com... Read More