Beef Bourguignon in the Slow Cooker

Beef Bourguignon in the Slow Cooker

This Beef Bourguignon is a mishmash of recipes I looked at on the web including great options from Dinnerthendessert, Therecipecritic, and Sommelierschoiceawards (because I was using a Cab Sav). It’s a cold and rainy New Year’s Eve and I thought having something simmering in the…

Slow Cooker Jambalaya (No Shrimp)

Slow Cooker Jambalaya (No Shrimp)

It’s a cold and rainy weekend in Vancouver, so I thought I’d go for some comfort food. I’ve been wanting to try Jambalaya in the slow cooker for awhile so that’s what I settled on. I combined this recipe for Slow Cooker Jambalaya from the…

Leftover Basmati Coconut Rice Pudding in the Slow Cooker

Leftover Basmati Coconut Rice Pudding in the Slow Cooker

I happen to love rice pudding. There’s something nostalgic from my childhood about it that says comfort food to me (ok, I’d had kind of a bad day). Anyway, I found myself with six cups of cooked basmati rice (don’t ask, I forgot about a…

Honey Balsamic Pork Loin Chops in the Slow Cooker

Honey Balsamic Pork Loin Chops in the Slow Cooker

When I go the to grocery store (or the butcher shop) the only plan I go with is to see what’s on sale and figure out what to cook from there. Meat is expensive these days! This time, when I arrived at Jackson’s Meats in…

Carolina Style Pulled Pork in the Slow Cooker

Carolina Style Pulled Pork in the Slow Cooker

Cool drizzly weekends call for comfort food and this weekend that means Carolina Style Pulled Pork. Drizzly weekends also call for cozy blankets, a good book, and not spending hours in the kitchen, so I pulled out the slow cooker and went in search of…

Freezer Forage Beef Stew with Bacon (mmmm Bacon) in the Slow Cooker

Freezer Forage Beef Stew with Bacon (mmmm Bacon) in the Slow Cooker

It got unseasonably cold in Vancouver this weekend. As luck would have it, I had some beef and bacon in the freezer that need to be used, so Beef Stew with Bacon was born. What I love about soups and stews is that it’s pretty…

Pork Empanadas with Phyllo Pastry

Pork Empanadas with Phyllo Pastry

Pork empanadas are spicy and filling. They make a great appetizer or side dish. While they are a bit of work, this recipe makes lots so you can freeze them for later. The filling is a variation of the Pork Enchilada recipe from Canadian Living…

Misadventures in Marmalade with a Delicious Ending: Slow Cooker Citrus Melange Marmalade

Misadventures in Marmalade with a Delicious Ending: Slow Cooker Citrus Melange Marmalade

After going to the Autumn Fair 2017 at Kits Neighbourhood House and buying three very interesting jams and looking at Sheila’s Easy Delicious Marmalade recipe which she was kind enough to share with me on Facebook’s The Cook’s Community Forum (thanks, Sheila!), I decided I’d…

Bone Broth – Winter is Coming, Fire up the Slow Cooker

Bone Broth – Winter is Coming, Fire up the Slow Cooker

This recipe is based on something billed as “Better Than Botox Bone Broth.“

Slow Cooker Roast Chicken

Slow Cooker Roast Chicken

This is my variation on Buzzfeedtasty’s slow cooker roast chicken.