Pork Roast with Garlic Onion Gravy

Slow cookers are marvelous for making moist and tender roasts.  I've made pork roast a lot, and have a number of recipes on the blog for using up the leftovers.  This time I had an idea for a gluten free gravy for it, so I tried it.  DH approved, going back for seconds!!  The cut …

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Slow Cooker Roasted Garlic Beef Tips

Cold days make a slow cooker meal more enticing, filling the air with the aroma of a hearty meal to come.  I like doing beef this way, as the long slow cooking time can make the most inexpensive cut turn out tender and flavorful.  A quick cook on some noodles, and some steamed broccoli and …

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Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

Slow cookers are wonderful for making meals while I sew, stamp, or play with my glue gun.  I've been using it more in summer than I used to, as it doesn't heat up the kitchen the way the oven does.  Recently, reader Deb contacted me to ask what size slow cooker I was using in …

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Savory Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Cold days and snow on the ground makes me hungry for tummy-filling, hot, comfort food. Of course, I don't want to spend all day in the kitchen when I could be sewing, so the slow cooker comes out. Sometimes I like to use the post roast seasoning mix from the grocery store, but this time …

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Slow Cooker Bourbon Chicken with Mushrooms

Cooler days and nights, combined with busy schedules means the slow cooker is coming out of the pantry to take care of dinner.  While I usually think of this cooker as the best way to a hearty meal ready when I get home, I wanted to make a low fat dish.  Over the years of …

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Leftover Pork Roast Nachos

Now that there is a bunch of pork roast leftover in the frig, and some in the freezer, it is time to start using it in dishes that have a different flavor than the simple original roast.  Remember, the spices and onion used to cook it originally will go many different ways for the leftovers.  …

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Pork Roast and more

My husband went with me to the grocery store last week, and he was shocked at how much prices have gone up.  It is getting ridiculous!  But it got me thinking about how large the lower priced cuts of meat can be.  Those big pork roasts called Boston butt roasts are flavorful, but way too …

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