Recipes

“Almost” Blackberry Wine Recipe

by Laura April 2, 2012 Recipes
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I love berries, and buy them whenever I can find a good price. Tonight I wanted some dessert, but didn’t have too much sweet in my cupboard, so I improvised.

Ingredients

1 tbsp Sugar

¼ cup water

3-4 blackberries

Glass of Wine, preferably something fruity

I made simple syrup, microwaving the sugar and water for 90 seconds. Then I smashed the [...]

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A Quick Brie Appetizer

by Laura March 25, 2012 Recipes
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This is the fastest, easiest snack!  It is elegant enough for company, but as simple as chips and dip.

Ingredients
- Brie (wedge or round)
- Preserves (not jelly), I like strawberry best.
- Crackers, preferably not Ritz or Saltines, something in sesame or water crackers will be nice.

Allow brie to come to room temperature. Top [...]

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Slow Cooker Recipe: Cranberry Pork Chops

by Laura February 29, 2012 Recipes
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This recipe is Cranberry Pork Chops by Sharon at Mom on Dealz. Prep time should be about 15 minutes and will cook for four to eight hours and yield about 8 servings.

Ingredients:

4-5 boneless pork chops
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon corn starch
1/2 cup of dried cranberries
1 Granny Smith apple chopped (optional)
1 cup [...]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore- Weight Watchers Friendly

by Laura February 17, 2012 Recipes
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This recipe is Chicken Cacciatore by Mackenzie at The Centsible Family that is perfect for healthy, well rounded meal. Prep time should be about 15 minutes and will cook for six hours and yield about 8 servings.

Ingredients:

3 pounds uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1 green pepper, sliced
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1 [...]

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Versatile Cheese Dip

by Laura February 13, 2012 Recipes
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This week’s recipe is Versatile Cheese Dip by Tabitha at Saving Toward A Better Life Prep time should be about 15 minutes and will cook on low.

Ingredients:

1 large loaf of cheese (I have pointed out before on facebook how disgusting I think it is that cheese comes in a “loaf”)
2 cans Rotel (or any [...]

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Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe

by Laura February 5, 2012 Recipes
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I trust my fellow bloggers to come up with some yummy recipes.  This one comes from This Mama Loves Her Bargains.

This blueberry coffee cake is delightful and delicious. You can substitute other berries if you want but we always go back to the blueberries. We use ones we pick in our yard!! This [...]

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Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

by Laura January 14, 2012 Recipes
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Check out this recipe for French Onion Soup by Charlotte at Stretching Your Budget.  Prep time should be about 25 minutes and will cook for 9.5 hours on low or 4.5 hours on high.

Ingredients:

Soup

3 large onions, sliced (3 cups)
3 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 [...]

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Slow Cooker Recipe: BBQ Beer Chicken

by Laura January 9, 2012 Recipes
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This Beer BBQ Chicken recipe is by Sharon at Mom on Dealz that is sure to add some flavor to your normal dinner menu! Prep time should be about 5 minutes and will cook for eight hours on low or 4 hours on high.

Ingredients:

1.5 pounds chicken breast
32 ounce BBQ sauce (thin is best)
12 [...]

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A Chick Recipe: Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken

by Laura January 5, 2012 Recipes
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This recipe is for my favorite Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken.

This recipe is one that I cook atleast once a month.  I am not a “from scratch” cooker- I don’t actually like cooking all that much so I tend to make things that are very simple.   It does not get a whole lot easier than this.

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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

by Laura January 2, 2012 Recipes
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This week’s recipe is Beef Stew by Jenny at The Healthified Mom that is sure to warm you on a chilly night! Prep time should be about 15 minutes and will cook for seven hours and yield about 5 servings.

Ingredients:

1 lb beef or venison stew meat
2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut [...]

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