Preserving Summer: Slow Cooker Tomato Sauce

One of the things I look forward to the most in summer is the first bite of a homegrown, Cherokee Purple tomato. And if it just happens to be on

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Lucky Black-Eyed Peas and Collard Greens Soup {Slow Cooker}

It’s tradition, y’all. And in the South we’re all about tradition. Black-eyed peas and greens can be found in some form or another on just about every Southern table on

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The Morgan Family and Black Bean Cheese Dip – Taste Arkansas

I thoroughly enjoyed working on this Taste Arkansas piece about the Morgan Family and their Peach Pickin’ Paradise operation in Lamar. Are you looking for something soooo yummy for your

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Spicy Red Beans and Rice Soup

I suppose I really should be posting this Slow Cooker Spicy Red Beans and Rice dish on a Monday since Creole tradition says that’s when it was often prepared. You

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Make-Ahead Gifts From the Kitchen: Confetti Bean Soup

Confetti Bean Soup, another Make-Ahead Gift From the Kitchen,  is probably a catch-all name for a dry bean soup. You know the one. It includes a variety of dry beans

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Slow Cooker Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

Even as a little kid, I looked forward to those evenings when my mom fixed stuffed bell peppers for supper. I loved the stuffing better than the bell pepper itself,

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Slow Cooker Beef and Gravy over Rice for Taste Arkansas

Sometimes you just want comfort. As in tummy-filling, warm comfort food. The kind of food that calls to mind your grandmother’s Sunday pot roast or chicken and dumplings. That’s what

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Chicken, Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup {Slow Cooker Sunday}

When the long, gray days of winter set in, I think of soup. I want to enjoy a warm, hearty and comforting meal that chases those chilly days away. For

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Carrot Cake with Salted Caramel Glaze {Slow Cooker}

    My slow cookers are in constant use.  Last count, I have four in various sizes.  And I use them year round and not only for soups and stews.

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Tips for Using Your Slow Cooker

Are you slow cooker challenged? Check out my post on Taste Arkansas.       Are you slow cooker challenged? Check out my post on Taste Arkansas. Click To Tweet

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