Skinny Potato Soup (Instant Pot or Slow Cooker)

Potatoes are definitely a staple around our house.  When I pass the potatoes at the grocery store, they automatically go straight into the cart. That auto-pilot maneuver, somehow got me about 25 pounds of potatoes. Yikes!! What am I going to do with all of those potatoes?  Potato Soup, of course, and not just any  … [Read more…]

Slow Cooker Pear Cider

Who knew making cider could be sooo simple? …easy as 1, 2, 3! Who knew you could throw everything in a slow cooker? And who knew pears make a great base for this comforting drink (instead of traditional apples)? Surprising, huh?, Delicious, Yes! All the flavors and smells of autumn are packed into this beverage. … [Read more…]

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken

Lately, I love Fridays…not just because it’s the weekend, but because Friday means the Sous Chef (aka teenage son)  prepares dinner. Tonight he made Buffalo Chicken in the crockpot.  While at work, I couldn’t help thinking about mouthwatering buffalo chicken sandwiches, topped with fresh veggies and blue cheese. I hope my co-workers didn’t see me drooling … [Read more…]