• 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 Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup is a great way to warm up on a cool day! #slowcooker #crockpot #soup #comfortfood #easyrecipes #recipes #cooking #food

    Jen’s Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

    In October, Thursday is Crock Pot Soup Day on the blog! When I think of cooler days, I think of homemade soup. As the people closest to me knows, I can’t just make a recipe the way it is written. I have to make it my own in some way or another and this recipe is no different. This Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup came out of a lot of trial and error and is the combination of about 3 different recipes. To some, recipes are strict instructions but to me, they are the foundation for inspiration to create my own flavors. I love to take pieces and parts from different…

  • 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…