Crock Pot Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Hello out there! I’m back! Sorry about the hiatus and that the blog was offline for a few weeks. I had some difficulties with my hosting company, which can be summed up best by me just saying I’m an idiot. But, I have a new hosting company now – a …

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 …

Crock Pot Vegetable Curry with Tofu

Hello my Crock Pot friends! Once again, long time no see. It’s been a very busy fall/winter. I will be posting more in the near future because now that the holidays are over I’m going to be cooking more again — cooking for two in fact. Good lord, no, I …

Crock Pot Chinese Hot Pot Soup

Hello out there! Once again, I am sorry for the lack of posting. I moved across the country in October from Chicago to Seattle. I’ve been out here a month and I am loving it so far! I’ve upgraded from studio living to a spacious one bedroom with a fantastic …

Crock Pot Chicken Tikka Masala

Hey everyone! It’s been a hectic few weeks so I’m behind on cooking and, therefore, posting. I made this particular dish a few weeks ago when my friend Jan sent me the recipe. I had tried a different version of this dish before and it flopped hard core. I just …

Crock Pot Salmon in Maple Sauce

Hypothesis: Maple food products make the world a better place. Experiment: Go to Canada (twice). Bring back 2 bottles of maple syrup, 4 boxes of maple cookies and 2 jars of maple butter.  Eat all the things. Cook with maple syrup. Conclusion: Yes, indeed, maple products make the world a …

Crock Pot General Tso’s Chicken

I love Chinese takeout. LOVE. I’d eat it every day if I could. It always worries me though a little because I never know what ingredients are used to make it taste so good. This is a version of General Tso’s chicken from Stephanie O’Dea. It tastes a lot like …

Peking Pork Chops

Peking.  Beijing.  Potato, potaaato.  It’s weird that we refer to Beijing as Peking in some instances, but not others. I wondered why the whole time I was there.  Why were we eating Peking Duck in Beijing?  Let’s find out what this all about because it’s bugging me now. According to …

Orange Apricot Pork Chops

I ended last week on a high note with this crock pot creation that I cooked overnight.  I was super pleased with the results – the apricot/orange/cinnamon combo really balances out the pork chops well.  It’s a pretty basic recipe and makes about four servings. Orange Apricot Pork Chop Ingredients: …