Crockpot Tuesday

Crockpot Tuesday–Raspberry Balsamic Roast & Balsamic Sweet Potatoes for a Side

April 8, 2014

Today’s Crockpot recipe of Raspberry Balsamic Roast combines two opposite flavors for a delicious taste inspired  by the series “The Worst Chef in America” on Food channel.  I love this show and the great cooking tips they share. On one of the episodes they talked about combining extreme flavors.  In my opinion putting Raspberry jam with […]

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Slow Cooker Sesame Pork | A “Real Food” Recipe

February 25, 2014

Today’s Crockpot Tuesday recipe is Slow Cooker Sesame Pork and incorporates some changes I’m trying to make in our household.  That is to eat more “real” food and less sugar. Many times Crockpot recipes will use canned soups or other process foods, not this one.  In fact, I even used home-made sugar free ketchup and […]

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Crockpot Tuesday – Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

February 4, 2014

Today’s recipe proves that although food pricess are rising you can still get a frugal meal.  I first shared this meal over 4 years ago.  The price I paid to make it then is basically the same I paid in 2014.  That’s thanks to coupons and sales. This meal has been one of my favorite […]

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Crockpot Recipe | Chicken Fajita Chowder

January 25, 2014

In an old issue of  Taste At Home Magazine  there is a recipe called Best-Ever Chicken Fajita Chowder that was made in a dutch oven.   I changed the recipe so  I could use my crockpot instead. I have mentioned before that I am not a soup lover, but this Chicken Fajita Chowder was delicious, […]

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Crockpot Tuesday–Mexican Meatballs

January 21, 2014

Slow Cooker Mexican Meatballs is today’s Crockpot Tuesdayrecipe.  It uses something I always try to have in my freezer – Meatballs. I spiced them up a bit with a jar of Salsa and some red and green peppers to make Mexican Meatballs. To complete the meal I added in five sliced potatoes.   I placed […]

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Two Ground Turkey Recipes + my secret ingredient

January 18, 2014

There’s a great deal on Jennie-O Ground Turkey this week at Bottom Dollar.  After a printable coupon it ends up being only $1.49 per pound.  That’s a great price for meat and to top it off it’s a healthy lean protein.  I stocked up on the awesome deal and now have 24 pounds of Turkey […]

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Crockpot Tuesday | Simple Stuffed Peppers

December 3, 2013

Today’s Crockpot Tuesday recipe is Simple Stuffed peppers. Many frugal bloggers do a lot of freezer cooking.  I have tried it in the past and it just didn’t work well for me.  That’s with the exception of one item.  That item is browned hamburger. I buy hamburger in bulk 3 pound plus packages. For a […]

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Crockpot Tuesday | Individual Meatloaves with Cheese Revisited

October 1, 2013

Today’s Crockpot Tuesday is an oldy but goody in our house.  In fact I first shared it three years ago, but it’s so delicious, I figured it was time to bring it back again. This week’s Crockpot Tuesday recipe allowed me to make my husband’s favorite meal – Individual Meatloaves with cheese, but not have […]

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Crockpot Tuesday Recipe | Mexicali Chicken

July 23, 2013

Today’s Crockpot Tuesday Recipe is compliments of a “new” cookbook I picked up on a recent visit to Half Price Book Store where my children redeemed their reading logs for a $5 coupon.  Not only did they get some great books, but I did too. For $2 I picked up the book Simple 1-2-3 Slow […]

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Simple Crockpot Recipe– Beef “Brisket”

June 6, 2013

Normally I share crockpot recipes on Tuesday.  Well, it’s not Tuesday but I have a new recipe for you today.  This recipe was inspired when my husband came home raving about the Brisket he had for lunch at Giant Eagle Market district one day. It’s the perfect summer dinner because it no oven is required […]

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