Make Your Own Evaporated Milk


If you’ve ever tried veganizing a recipe, you may have been stumped on what to use instead of evaporated milk. Using your trusty 1 1/2 quart slow cooker you can make it yourself! I used So Delicious’ unsweetened coconut milk (found in the refrigerated section). If you use a thinner milk, such as rice milk, it may take […]

Preserve the Harvest – Diced Tomatoes


The only thing as good as a fresh picked, perfectly ripe tomato in the middle of summer, is opening the freezer in January and pulling out a bag of summer tomatoes that you put up yourself. In the hot summer the last thing I want to do is have the stove on all day. So, an alternative to canning fruits and veggies is freezing them.

Beyond Easy Slow Cooker ‘Down Home’ Beans


These are some beans I made for a southern food party. Someone else made cornbread and together you have a traditional southern dish. The type of beans change state to state or what you have in your pantry, but they all are delicious. If you have extras freeze them for another time. If you don’t have […]

Slow Cooker Beyond Easy Artichoke Salsa Chick’n


This truly is a beyond easy dish! Sometimes I get jealous of all the easy meat slow cooker recipes. But it’s my choice to not eat it or use the cans of cream of “fill in the blank” soup. This is my answer to the throw it all in and forget it slow cooker recipe your Mom […]

Slow Cooker Beyond Easy Baked Potatoes


I want to make a few posts on super easy things to make in the slow cooker. This is one that when I have friends over, they always tell me they never thought about cooking baked potatoes in the slow cooker. So I’m posting it here just in case you don’t already know. You can […]