After 12 hours

Beans and Rice with Andouille

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Due to an abundance of dried black beans in the house (I don’t always check the cupboard before buying something) my wife made a request for rice and beans. Out came the slow cooker and after doing a search on the web I modified the recipes I found on Yummly and Food With Family and used this great guide on how to add rice to a slow cooker recipe. The result was a great first try at this particular style of Rice and Beans. I would certainly add the tomatoes next time (right at the end) which I left out when I made this. It would have loosed up the beans a bit and given them a bit more robust flavor. Read more »

All Together Now

Sharon’s Ono Barbecue Beef

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We recently purchased a crock pot. The idea was it was going to help us create meals on busy days when I don’t have time to cook and these meals would be healthier. It has helped with the meal creation on busy days at least. I found this recipe on Certainly not the healthiest thing we could have made but it sure was tasty. Read more »


New England Clam Chowder

Bacon Makes It Better

We had a pretty mild winter but there were some days which just begged for a bowl of soup. Unfortunately one of those days was in the middle of spring after having a run of several weeks of beautiful weather. Rainy and cold. Gloomy and miserable. Not much can make you feel better than a nice hot bowl of soup. Even better is the fact that this recipe came from Eating Well online making this tasty treat even better for us. Read more »

Mix Well

Leftover Turkey Fried Rice

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Leftover turkey for the holidays. Tired of turkey soup and turkey sandwiches? Try some tasty, quick and easy turkey fried rice. Read more »

Serve and Enjoy!

Yellow Split Pea Soup


The weather around here has gotten a bit nippy, dipping down in the 20’s and 30’s. What’s better than a nice stick to your ribs soup, easy to make and with tons of flavor? Read more »

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