Crock Pot Blueberry and Pluot (Plumcot) Crisp

Crock Pot Blueberry and Pluot (Plumcot) Crisp
Hello out there! I’m baaaack! We had a fantastic two weeks in Ireland. It was gorgeous and I wish we could have stayed forever. Super glad we drove – we covered a good portion of the entire country including Northern Ireland. Food was way better than anticipated – from smoked salmon benedict to pies (pot ...

Crock Pot Egg Bake

Crock Pot Egg Bake
Hello out there! Hope you all had a great weekend! For Father’s Day, I decided to try out a new brunch recipe for my Dad. I did a ton of research on Crock Pot egg bakes and concluded the majority of them used way too many eggs. I still used quite a few, but way ...

Crock Pot Peanut Satay 2

Crock Pot Peanut Satay
Hello out there! Happy last weekend of May! I feel like this Spring has flown by. Our vegetables are starting to sprout in our raised bed, so that is very exciting! Soonish, we’ll be able to cook from our home grown veggies. For this former city girl, it’s a first for me. Last night, we ...

The Best Food Movies on Netflix Right Now 2

The Best Food Movies on Netflix Right Now
Hello out there! M and I have spent a lot of time with Netflix lately, and we’ve watched some really interesting food movies/shows/documentaries lately, so I thought I’d share. Here are our picks for the best food-related flicks on Netflix right now. Chef’s Table (2015) This Netflix original series of six short documentaries showed up ...

Crock Pot Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Crock Pot Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
Hello out there! Although it’s nearly summer, we had a couple of cold fronts come through recently prompting me to try one more oatmeal before fall. For the past couple months, I have had continual cravings for apple things. It was starting to get a little ridiculous. Craving symptoms: I went to the farmers market ...

Crock Pot French Onion Soup – Irish Style!

Crock Pot French Onion Soup - Irish Style!
Hello out there! Where did March go already? I’ve been busy being obsessed with my summer trip to Ireland with M! It’s a little ridiculous – we’ve got 3 books and I’ve gone a little nuts on planning. It’s the best part of travel, IMO. We’ve also made our way through all of Rick Steve’s ...

Crock Pot Vegetarian Meatloaf with Ketchup Glaze

Crock Pot Vegetarian Meatloaf with Ketchup Glaze
Hello out there! Happy February! I’m on track for my one new recipe per month goal of 2015 — woo hoo! This new recipe I have for you today is one of my new favorites. Although M and I no longer eat meat, we are both Midwesterners who have traditionally enjoyed a good meatloaf. I ...

Crock Pot Black Bean & Pumpkin Chili

Crock Pot Black Bean & Pumpkin Chili
Hello out there! Happy 2015 to you all! One of my goals for the year is to do at least 1 post per month. This may not sound like much, but I didn’t even do that well last year. Oops. I’m pretty confident 2015 will be a less hectic year for me, so expect more ...

Crock Pot Pumpkin Oatmeal 2

Crock Pot Pumpkin Oatmeal
Hello out there! Happy fall! The fall colors have peaked in La Crosse and it’s been super fun admiring the trees around town. It’s also been wonderful cooking with fall vegetables. Being true to my white, middle class roots, I love pumpkin everything. While John Oliver has many compelling points in the below video, I ...

Crock Pot Saag with Tofu

Crock Pot Saag with Tofu
Hello out there! Sorry for the delay in posting – it’s been quite a summer. I left Seattle shortly after the 4th of July and have moved in with M in La Crosse. I took a new job at Kaplan Professional Education a couple miles from where we live. Lots of exciting but overwhelming changes! ...