It’s already April 2, and I’ve challenged myself to post 30 slow cooker recipes on kitchenhospitality.com. Sound crazy to you? It does to me, too. I’ll tell you why. It’s crazy… because it takes a lot of planning to fix crockpot meals. my schedule isn’t always convenient to cook at all. I often make up my own recipes, and sometimes they don’t turn out right. But the challenge is on. This month I’ll post recipes for meals and desserts. They will include cooking times for 8-10 hours on low all day, others set for high and low, and desserts mostly for 2-3 hours. Don’t beRead More →

Crockpot Chicken, Rice, & Carrots Grandparenting during the days between Palm Sunday and Easter has great benefits. One is cooking for my daughter, son-in-law, and granddaughters. Like other young couples with busy schedules, dinner can be challenging. While helping with my little grands, stopping in time to fix dinner doesn’t always work out perfectly. Thinking of my daughter’s nice big slow cooker, I couldn’t wait to try it out. Mine (though I love it – it was a gift from my mother-in-law years ago) is much smaller. I looked in the freezer and saw options: a large package of chicken, stir-fry chicken, a package ofRead More →