Roasted chicken from a crok pot

“Roasted” Chicken from the Slow Cooker

This is one of the simplest ways to prepare a chicken.  Stick a whole seasoned chicken in the crockpot in the morning and turn it on low.   Eight  hours later, you return home to a delicious, juicy, fall of the bone chicken.  My chicken has cooked as long as 10 hours with no problem.  Add a salad and some potatoes or rice, and you have a complete meal.    If you don’t want to eat the chicken right away, the meat can be removed from the bones, and shredded to be used to make chicken salad, enchiladas, and added to soup.  […]

Three ingredient pot roast in a slow cooker.

Three Ingredient Slow Cooker Pot Roast

This is one of those recipes that a friend at work shared with me many years ago.  Prior to that, I only used my slow cooker to make beans, stews, and spaghetti sauce.  This recipe was so simple that I had to give it a try. You begin with a roast.  I have made this recipe with pot roasts that are as big as 5 pounds and as small as 2 – 3 pounds.  I usually do this with a chuck roast, but have also used bottom round.  Basically, I buy whatever is the cheapest cut of meat I can […]

Three ingredient slow cooker barbecued meatballs

Three Ingredient Slow Cooker Party Meatballs

This recipe is so simple that anyone can  make them.  In fact, my oldest son, Bus Boy, made them in a crock-pot for our  Christmas Eve party.  All you need is two pounds of frozen meatballs, a 14 ounce can of whole berry cranberry sauce, a 12 ounce jar of your favorite chili sauce, and a slow cooker.  This slow cooker was a yard sale find that Bus Boy was adamant that he needed, so he can cook good food when he moves away.  Pour the frozen meatballs into the slow  cooker.  These meatballs look freezer burned, but Bus Boy […]