The slow cooker is a wonderful tool for helping prepare dinner on a busy weeknight, but most recipes are only for the entrée. I love this recipe because it’s for a complete meal in the slow cooker that takes care of itself while I’m at work. All I need to do is come home and serve it. Actually, there’s other one step that makes the […]
I love my slow cooker. I add ingredients to the ceramic crock, and when I return, there’s a prepared entrée or even a complete meal. My slow cooker is a life saver on busy weeknights. Since this is October, a month being referred to as “Crocktober” in certain circles, I decided to share four of Patty Cake’s Pantry’s favorite slow cooker appetizer recipes. After all, […]
Slow Cooker Red Cabbage and Apples is a twist on a traditional German side dish. At least, hat’s what a German octogenarian told me. This recipe is our attempt to recreate the dish for her. We modified the recipe for Red Cabbage and Apples that she described by preparing it in a slow cooker to make it a bit less labor intensive.
Baker’s Man and I both love my Stuffed Mushrooms recipe, but I was wondering if there was another way to prepare them. I decided to see if it was possible to create Slow Cooker Stuffed Mushrooms. The result was wonderful. It was different than the original version in spite of almost identical ingredients, but it was still delicious. It’s good to know that if my […]
Slow Cooker Stuffed Chicken and Potatoes is a simple and delicious recipe for a nearly complete meal from your slow cooker. A chicken is stuffed and “roasted” in the slow cooker atop a bed of russet potatoes. The end result is chicken, stuffing, and baked potatoes that are cooked while you’re at work. All you need to do when you come home is cook a […]
This is a very simple way to put together food for a group of sports enthusiasts who are hanging out at your home to watch the game. All you need is a couple of slow cookers and you can put together a buffet bar that features hot dogs, bowls full of chili, and nachos. It’s simple, and it always impresses your guests.
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 […]
This is a simple and delicious chicken recipe that I make frequently. The process is very simple, and the final product is very tasty. I prefer using boneless chicken breasts when I cook it on the stove and bone in pieces when I make it in the crockpot. This recipe is versatile because it can be cooked immediately, but if you want to do this […]
These ribs require that you start the process a day ahead, but they are so delicious that it’s worth the extra time required. This recipe is adapted from a recipe that I originally found at Men’s Health. I would link back, but I can’t find the recipe. I think they must have removed it. I’ve been searching since I posted my pressure cooker rib recipe […]
Regular visitors to this site might remember my review of the complete pork chop dinner in a crock pot. My vegetables were over cooked, the pork chops were dry, but the sweet potatoes were delicious. In my summary, I said I would experiment with potatoes in the crock pot and that next time, I would try using a pork roast instead of chops. I still […]