How to Cook a Turkey the Easy Way

Wondering how to cook a turkey? We’ve got you covered with these easy tips that result in a delicious roast turkey. I’m hosting Thanksgiving, but I don’t know how to do it. I’m not sure how to cook a turkey. What in the world am I going to do? Don’t panic. We’ve all been there. […]

How To Cook Pinto Beans (Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, & Stovetop Directions)

Cooking pinto beans from scratch is a great way to enjoy beans as a side dish or as a meatless main dish. They are so much cheaper than canned beans. Wanna save some money on food costs? Well, then, maybe it’s time to embrace the bean. If you read any money-saving advice when it comes […]

Rock Taco Night with this Salsa Verde Beef (Slow Cooker & Instant Pot Methods)

three tacos on tray

This Salsa Verde Beef recipe is one of the simplest, yet it packs a ton of flavor. It cooks up in the slow cooker or the instant pot, making for the easiest of meals. When dinnertime rolls around, what do you most want to do?  Eat, right? Sure, somedays you look forward to cooking, but […]

Sloppy Joes from Scratch

Sloppy Joes from scratch are a quick and easy dinner that won’t break the budget. In fact, you can very easily — and economically — make this savory meat mixture to serve a crowd. No cans or mixes required. Sloppy Joes are ultimate comfort food. They are hearty so they fill you up after a […]

Crockpot Baked Potatoes

Recipes that let you “set it and forget it” are some of the best. These Crockpot Baked Potatoes are no exception. Come home to a pot full of baked potatoes all set for dinner! It seems that in recent years I’ve become remiss in serving baked potatoes. I’m not sure why that is, but I’m […]

Pork Carnitas Tacos

taco rack with three carnitas tacos

Love the Pork Carnitas Tacos that you order at the local taco shop? Bring that delicious goodness to your home kitchen. Using the slow cooker makes the process super easy. You will wow your crowd with these delicious homemade pork carnitas tacos. One of my favorite childhood memories is going to Olvera Street in downtown […]

How to Cook a Whole Chicken in the Slow Cooker

Make things easy on yourself! Roast a whole chicken in the slow cooker for tender, delicious cooked chicken. This post contains affiliate links which provide a means for me to earn fees linking to Amazon and other affiliate sites. Cooking a whole chicken in the crockpot — as opposed to cooking pieces — can be a […]

Best Slow Cooker Recipes for Summer

bowl of refried beans with bowl of cheese and bottle of hot sauce

Take some the heat out of the kitchen this summer and put your slow cooker to work. Add these best summer slow cooker recipes to your meal plan rotation. I don’t know about you, but this summer, I want to take it easy. Whether you have school schedules impacting your life, or not, I propose […]