• Save some room in the oven and make the Green Bean Casserole in a Slow Cooker Casserole Dish! #Thanksgiving #slowcooker

    Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole

    Thanksgiving is in 2 weeks and I can already smell the turkey and imagine enjoying time with family. There is just one problem about making a big meal and that is not having enough room in the oven. It can be hard to juggle a turkey, the macaroni and cheese and the green bean casserole! That is where the slow cooker casserole dish can be a lifesaver! The possibilities are endless of what can be made in these slow cooker casseroles. Any casserole recipe can be converted to work for the slow cooker! Exciting, right? Now you can pull up all of your favorites and make them to be ready…

  • Old Fashioned Goulash Recipe with BONUS SLOW COOKER BUYING GUIDE! - This American Classic meal is even better when it is combined with the ease of the slow cooker! #goulash #slowcooker

    Old Fashioned Goulash and Slow Cooker Buying Guide

    There are times when the simplest dishes make the best meals and this Old Fashioned Goulash definitely fits that description. This is my “go to” lazy Sunday afternoon dish for a cool fall or winter day. Before I get to the recipe I want to take a moment to discuss what to look for when buying a slow cooker. 3 Things to Consider when Buying a Slow Cooker First off, you need a good Slow Cooker. The options for this are endless so this are 3 things you need to consider when buying a slow cooker. ( I own 6 of them…does that make me an expert?) Size – The…

  • Smarter Kitchen: Slow Cooker Timeless Taco Soup - Taco Soup is a delicious family favorite that gets even easier to make when using the Slow Cooker - #TacoSoup #CrockPot

    Slow Cooker Timeless Taco Soup

    I am not sure where Taco Soup recipes originated. I remember seeing them in my mom’s cookbooks when I was a kid. I guess it has been around for so long because it is easy and delicious! That is why I call mine Timeless Taco Soup. I have (as I am sure many have) put my own touches into my Timeless Taco Soup Recipe. I have added an envelope of Ranch Dressing that adds some zing to the flavor without taking away from the taco taste. It really does add another layer of flavor to this timeless favorite. Taco Soup has always been easy to make but when you make…

  • Slow Cooker Zuppa Toscana - #soup #slowcooker #crockpot #copycatrecipe #recipe #thefrozenmind #Blogtober

    Slow Cooker Zuppa Toscana

    Nothing says fall like some nice hot soup and nothing makes it easier like the slow cooker! They are the perfect combination to create a hearty meal for your family. This Zuppa Toscana recipe is a copycat recipe of the famous one from Olive Garden but I think it is so much better! This recipe is supposed to have a little kick of spice but the hot Italian sausage is too much for me so I use the original flavor Italian sausage and add a tiny pinch of red pepper flakes for that touch of heat. You can make this to suite your family’s taste preferences. It is also versatile…

  • Enjoy this comfort food that is easy to make in the slow cooker! Beef Tips and Gravy will be great to cook while you are enjoying fall activities. #slowcooker #crockpot #recipes #comfortfood #thefrozenmind

    Slow Cooker Beef Tips and Gravy

    Cooler weather will be here soon, football season is finally here and it won’t be long and we will all be trying to get our Christmas shopping done. This slow cooker meal is perfect to have cooking while you are out enjoying all that the fall season has to offer. These beef tips will be melt-in-your-mouth delicious and the gravy is rich and savory. This dish will be great served over rice or mashed potatoes. HANDY TIP: Want to cook an entire meal while you are away? Put the Beef tips and Gravy in 1 large slow cooker, green beans in a smaller slow cooker and have the rice timed…