• Slow Cooker Supper: Emergency Pork Chops

    I shouldn’t have been surprised when Thanksgiving arrived on the third Thursday of November; it always does. Every year. Same time. What I had trouble with was efficient dinner planning that also involved avoiding poultry. Enter: my...

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  • Slow Cooker Supper: Mushroom Leek Risotto

    I love risotto. What I don’t love is constant stirring. Aside from being lazy, the probability of me actually being able to stand at the stove, stirring constantly, without a major disaster involving a permanent marker is...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Slow Cooker Supper: Beef Burgundy

    Any recipe that involves a full bottle of wine and relatively easy prep-work is going to get my attention. So in a world where plans changed and we unexpectedly didn’t get home from gymnastics until after 5...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Slow Cooker Supper: Chicken Provencal

    I needed an easy chicken dinner for one of those days where I knew that the only opportunity I was going to have to make dinner was at 10 a.m. I went to a reliable source: The...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Slow Cooker Supper: Chocolate Chicken Chili Soup

    I had them at “chocolate”. For my kids, the thought of chocolate being incorporated into dinner was nothing short of heavenly. For me, it was a way to get them to try something new. So, if you...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Slow Cooker Supper: Three-Bean Chili

    When I decided to venture deeper into the vegetarian world, I have to admit that I was a bit lost. However, this presented a great opportunity to test those “best of the slow cooker” recipes that arrive...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Slow Cooker Supper: The Easiest Chicken Ever

    The people at America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Illustrated magazine are my heroes. They have the kitchens, tasters, unlimited time and resources that I would love to have, but do not. So….. when they come up with a...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Winter Vegetable Soup

    What better way to spend a snow day than cooking? That was my day when the first storm of 2018 rolled in on January 4. At 6 a.m., there was no snow, but my plans for the...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

    When the team at Sustainable Verona told us about the people at Field Goods I jumped at the opportunity to have sustainable, locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables delivered once a week. What I loved about it...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Turkey Soup For The Soul

    It was the great trifecta of my childhood: Thanksgiving-My Grandmother-Turkey Soup. In the early years of my childhood, before we started spending Thanksgiving with friends, turkey soup was an anticipated part of the holiday. The other expectations were...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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