Slow Cooker

Slow Cooked Baked Beans

These baked beans are amazing — amazingly easy and amazingly tasty.  The secret is to use a crock pot and to add a dash of mustard. Ingredients: 2 pounds dried navy beans 4 strips of center cut bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces 12 ounces frozen chopped onion 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1 cup organic […]


African Chicken Stew

My friend Elizabeth introduced me to African groundnut stew, a wonderfully spicy comfort dish. This version is as easy to make as it is tasty. Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts, skinless and boneless 5 chicken thighs, skinless and boneless 2 tbs olive oil 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped 2 lbs of small red potatoes with skins, […]


End of the World BBQ

We had an “End of the World” party at the office Friday, with the theme of foods you’d want to feast upon if it was your last meal.  As a good Southern girl, of course I made barbecue (what else would you eat for your last meal on earth?).  It’s a crock pot recipe, so […]