Are you preparing your summer menus already? May temperatures are climbing quickly, an indication for home chefs to begin alternative cooking methods besides the stove and oven. Local hardware stores suggest it’s time to get out the grill, and we can’t resist their urging. The unbeatable two-pack charcoal sales prices make it impossible to pass up. Supermarkets tempt meat lovers to grab the hot sales on ribeye steaks, hamburgers, chicken, and hot dogs. But wait! Grilled is good but not seven days a week. Let’s check out those alternatives.Read More →

A Light Peach Cobbler Treat Feel like eating something sweet but can’t have the sugar? Try out this Southern-Style Peach Cobbler light dessert made in a slow cooker. Pattycakespantry.com published Canned Fruit Cobbler this month, and it is a fantastic recipe. I’ve actually been craving peach cobbler for weeks, so I enjoyed every bite of Patty Cakes’ cobbler. Lighter Version of Canned Fruit Cobbler I decided to make Patty Cakes’ recipe but with a variation. Southern-Style Light Peach Cobbler is a lighter version and cooked in the slow cooker. The texture is a little different, and it isn’t as sweet as the Canned Fruit Cobbler. ButRead More →

Got leftover ribeye steak? Make ribeye chili. Easy slow cooker recipe for two! Add Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Cabbage as a side dish. Top off your ribeye meal with Mango Bread Pudding, Peach Cobbler, or German Chocolate Cake – all slow cooker desserts. Leftover Ribeye Chili Steak foodies, make this slow cooker ribeye chili recipe the next time you cook ribeye steaks on the grill or in the slow cooker. Like chili? Like steak? Make them a combo, and try this leftover ribeye chili.Read More →

Mango Barbecue Ribeye & Veggies The weather is warming up now, a great time for barbecuing ribeye steaks on the grill. But for those busy days when you and your honey don’t have time to grill, do slow cooker ribeyes. Grilled is good, no doubt about it. The slow cooker way works great, too. Give it a try. Add a mango in for a new flavor. Oh, and don’t forget to include the veggies! Barbecue Mango Ribeye Slow Cooker Dinner for Two Cooking Vegetables in the Slow Cooker yellow squash eggplant asparagus cabbage Root vegetables: onions potatoes carrots garlic yams I’ve cooked potatoes, carrots, yams,Read More →

Cooking a Slow Cooker Dessert for Two is Easy with this Mango Bread Pudding If you like mango, try this quick and easy bread pudding dessert in a slow cooker. Enjoy the richness of a southern sweetness without all the loaded calories and carbs. It’s a creamy delight and only takes two hours to cook. People who are careful about eating healthy food but who like dessert might hesitate at making a bread pudding dessert because bread: has a lot of carbohydrates makes you feel bloated can cause weight gain, if too much is consumed when it’s a dessert, only makes you want more Some peopleRead More →