Crock Pot Tomato and Spinach Risotto (Now With Instant Pot Instructions)

One of my favorite side dishes is risotto. It’s a creamy rice dish that tastes amazing, but it’s the high maintenance cousin to rice. To make it, you have to stir while slowly adding in the broth, stir, broth, repeat. It’s definitely not meant for multi-tasking evenings but I’ve tried a couple like Saffron Risotto and […]

Slow Cooker Char Siu Shredded Pork

The other day I was on Facebook and I came across one of those suggested pages things in my news feed. It’s where they have a page that they think you’d be interested in based on all their big brother watching of you. Sometimes they are hit and miss, but this time it was a […]

Beer Braised Country Style Barbecue Pork Ribs

The Kid loves to get ribs when we go out to dinner, but have you seen the calorie content on those things?! A half rack of ribs can be well over 1000 calories without including the sides! They aren’t too difficult to make on your own so it’s definitely something to try if you want […]

Slow Cooker Drunken Beef Stew

Have you ever had those slow cooked baked beans called borracho beans or drunken beans? They are spicy beans simmered for hours in stout beer. I don’t know exactly what the beer does to the beans, but it’s wonderful! Since we’ve got the alcohol theme and the slow cooker theme going with recipes lately, I […]

Slow Cooker Pork and Sauteed Apples

The other day I was looking through the pantry when my eyes went down to the very bottom where I keep my slow cooker. For some reason this winter I haven’t gotten it out yet despite it being like the easiest thing ever to use to make dinners. So, I fixed that issue. The recipe […]