Making the most of your crockpot


Tell me what you think!  Share your crockpot tips! Ah, the humble crock pot.  It turns everyday ingredients into a magic brew of deliciousness.  Why slave over a hot stove when you don’t have to? I would like to share some tips that I have found useful, especially as they pertain to gluten and dairy…

Burgundy Beef stew


      I have been using my crockpot more and more in recent months.  It is a great way to cook tough cuts of meat or bulk meals.  Beef stew and the crockpot are a marriage made in heaven. There are literally millions of beef stew recipes out there.  How do you pick one?…

Hungarian Beef Goulash


    Every once in awhile, we all need comfort food.  When I think about comfort food, I think about a nice warm bowl of stew or soup. I came across a recipe for Hungarian beef goulash awhile back that really fits the definition of comforting. It’s easy to make too-right in your crockpot.  You…

Rich man’s frug, poor man’s stew


  I am always looking for a quick, easy, crockpot recipe.  I found a recipe for “poor man’s stew” courtesy of The magical slow cooker website.  She got her inspiration for the recipe from The Princess Bride-this is the stew Fezzic fed Montoya to sober him up. As always, I put my own spin and modifications on this…