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The Fast Slow Cooker from Breville

One of my most favourite things in the kitchen is the slow cooker. It allows me to make yummy meals for my family, with very little effort. I do not mind standing by the stove and cooking up a feast sometimes, but when I am busy, the slow cooker is best. Breville recently sent meContinue Reading …

Crock Pot Shredded Chicken Tacos

Chicken is one thing everyone in my family will eat. I often cook a bunch ahead of time and use the leftovers to prepare other meals throughout the week. It is great in soups, sandwiches and casseroles as well as salads. With the kids being back to school and all of their schedules a bitContinue Reading …

Crock Pot Apple Butter

Fall is sneaking up on us. Before you know it we will all have so many apples we will be lost. What do you do with all your apples? I always end up running out of recipes to make with all the apples we have. This one is great for so many reasons! You canContinue Reading …

Slow Cooker Beef Dip Recipe

Ever since I can remember my husband’s fave thing to order when out for lunch is Beef dip. A yummy beef and gravy like sandwich served on garlic toasted bread that fills your tummy. Great for cold winter days. Myself, I love it cold the next day. I think because the flavours have had timeContinue Reading …

Two yummy cookbooks with endless possibilities

Growing up I can remember my mom, grandma and other family members sharing cookbooks. They would exchange recipes and bookmark their faves. I also remember seeing notes in the margins of substitutes or additions to each recipe. Some cookbooks would be big, some small. One thing that stands out for all was the pictures. Big, glossy brightContinue Reading …