8 Tips for Using Your Slow Cooker Effectively

I’m sharing these tips for using your slow cooker because on a busy night; your slow cooker is a life saver. Dinner time seems to be the busiest time in my house. People are coming home from school and work, and I’m trying to finish up my job to start dinner. Depending on how smoothly […]

Family Favorite Easy Chili in the Crock Pot

I love this easy chili in the crock pot! Did you know that the heat from chili peppers helps combat nasal congestion and even has antibacterial properties? I kid you not. Somehow after my recent trip to San Francisco, I managed to come down with an awful cold and the congestion is driving me crazy. […]

Crockpot Ground Beef Minestrone Soup

This Crockpot Ground Beef Minestrone Soup is the perfect meal for a busy fall night. It’s one that I’ve been making for years and taking with me to lunch when I worked in an office. Now that I work at home, I store it in Mason jars in the refrigerator for a healthy, hot meal […]

Caramelized Onion Crock Pot Recipe for Burgers

My family has pretty traditional food favorites. While I can occasionally get away with something different for dinner (like my Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls), most of the time they want your typical American meal choices.  Cheeseburgers, macaroni and cheese and spaghetti are the most commonly requested meals. This post contains affiliate links, and I will receive compensation […]

Crockpot Flan Recipe for a Decadent Dessert

I had no idea there was a crockpot flan recipe.  I love flan but I have always made it in the oven.  A crockpot flan recipe means that I can start it during the day in the crockpot and it will be ready at night when I want dessert.  Getting dinner ready on the table […]

Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Recipe for the Crockpot

Have you ever tried Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana? It is one of my favorite soup recipes! I haven’t had it in a while since I haven’t visited Olive Garden so I decided to try to make it myself.  I’m sure that the original recipe wasn’t made in a crockpot but it’s just the easiest way for […]

Best Ever Macaroni and Cheese Recipe for the Crockpot

This macaroni and cheese recipe for the crockpot is one of my favorite busy night meal solutions. As a busy mom, my crockpot (or slow cooker) is one of my favorite kitchen appliances. It lets me start dinner in the morning and then forget about it until supper time. It’s perfect for busy moms whether they […]

Easy Crockpot Cheese Dip with Hot Sauce Recipe

This easy Crockpot cheese dip is the answer! The after-Christmas organizational rush has hit my home. Presents need to be put away. The tree needs to come down. Decorations need to be put away. On days like this, I rely on my Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker for a quick dinner or snack for the family. […]