Our latest family favorite!
Our latest family favorite!
You don’t even have to brown the beef!
Make Beans Without Soaking Ingredients12-24 ounces Dried Beans of your choice Ham for seasoning (a ham bone or ham hocks from grocery store) 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper, optional 6 quart slow cooker Instructions Place ham in slow cooker. Sort beans and pour on top. Add seasonings. Completely cover with water and [...]
Slow cooked beef in a ketchup gravy with peppers and onions over rice.
Fill your home with the smells of these delicious apples and folks will come running!
Italian Beef Sandwiches IngredientsBeef Roast (Pot roast, chuck roast, sirloin roast, top roast, etc. Whatever kind you have, just not eye of round) 1 can beef gravy 1 bottle Zesty Italian Dressing 1 Onion, chopped 1-2 bell peppers, choppedInstructionsPlace roast in slow cooker and pour can of beef gravy over. Cover and cook on low [...]
What’s not to love about coming home at the end of the day and having supper waiting?
A slow cooked combination of two of my favorite meals!
Being in a mood for Mexican food, I worked up a slow cooker fiesta chicken that’ll have you doing the Mexican hat dance – if you know the Mexican hat dance. Umm, which I don’t.
Cornbread Dressing Ingredients3-4 Cups Shredded Turkey (can substitute chicken or omit entire) 2 cans cream of chicken soup 2 quarts cornbread 2 tablespoons dried sage 1 medium onion, chopped 2 hard boiled eggs, chopped 1/2 cup (one stick) margarine, melted 3-4 cups broth (from your turkey or canned)InstructionsSet aside one can cream of chicken soup [...]
This is going to be a semi-crazy and very fun week for me. I’m heading out for a week filled with book signings. I’ll be beginning tonight in my hometown of Huntsville, Alabama, and then going to Oxford, Jackson, and Memphis. Click here for more information about where I’ll be traveling over the next few [...]
Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken And Rice Ingredients4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 large onion, chopped (I use Vidalia) 1 -8 ounce box Zatarain’s Yellow Rice Mix, cooked according to directions 1 cup cheddar cheese 1 – 10.5 ounce can cream of chicken soup (regular or fat free) 1 -15 ounce can whole kernel corn, drainedInstructionsPlace [...]
Tomato-less Rustic Beef Stew Ingredients1 cup flour 1/2 cup Dales (or my recipe, plus salt to taste if you use mine) 1 tablespoon thyme (can use Italian seasoning instead) 1 teaspoon black pepper 32 ounces beef broth 1-2 pounds stew meat 5-6 medium potatoes, unpeeled and chopped 4 large carrots 1-1/2 cups frozen pearl onions [...]
Slow Cooker Chicken and Wild Rice Ingredients4 chicken breasts (Can use fewer, can use bone-in or boneless) 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 onion, chopped 1 box Long Grain and Wild Rice with Seasonings (I use Uncle Ben’s)InstructionsPlace chicken in bottom of slow cooker. Sprinkle chopped onion over top. Top with cream soup. Cover [...]
Today’s post has been mulling around in my head for a few months now and it was all I could do to wait until today to write it. I had this neat idea a while back when I was thinking about how much I would love to get to visit some of y’all. I got [...]
Have you ever sat back and thought of what you would do differently if you ever came into some serious money? Mama used to do that a lot when we were little. She’d talk about how, if she ever won the lottery, she’d buy us all a house and a new car for each person. [...]
A member of our Southern Plate Family asked me if I’d put more slow cooker meals on the website with fall coming up. When she posted this on the Southern Plate Family Facebook Page, my wheels started spinning. Who doesn’t love being able to put a meal on the table with a slow cooker? With [...]
Hang on to your hats for the mother of all tangents. You can bypass it to the recipe below if you like . We just got back from a trip to Nashville with the kids. We had a great weekend, visiting the Nashville Zoo and staying overnight with my Cousin Cindy’s family. My kids had [...]
I love store bought spaghetti sauce, even though my mother didn’t even know it existed until we were nearly teens. Once she tried it, she was hooked on the ease and the quality. She says “I figure those companies put thousands and thousands of dollars and years of research into perfecting those recipes and who [...]
Christy’s Crock Pot Chili Ingredients 2 lbs ground beef 29 oz can kidney beans (with liquid) 29 oz can pinto beans (with liquid) 29 oz can tomato sauce 1 cup diced onion 1/2 C diced green chilies 3 medium tomatoes or one large can of diced 1 1/2 tsp black pepper 2 C water 2 [...]
Crock Pot Salisbury Steak IngredientsS1 lb Lean Ground Beef 1/3 Cup Bread Crumbs or Cracker Crumbs ½ teaspoon Salt ¼ teaspoon Pepper 1 Egg Small Onion Sliced (I use half) (Optional) 1 Can Condensed Beef Broth 1 – 4oz Can Sliced Mushrooms (Drained) 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch 2Tablespoons Water 1 – Packet Brown Gravy Mix or [...]
Crock Pot Lasagna Ingredients1 box lasagna noodles 16 oz cottage cheese 2 lbs ground beef, cooked and drained 2 – 26 ounce cans or jars of spaghetti sauce 2 cups mozzarellaInstructionsIn bowl, stir two cheeses together until well combined. Spoon a layer of sauce in bottom of crock pot. Sprinkle small amount of ground beef [...]
I’m not sure if it is popular or “in” anymore (I’m not sure if anything I do is popular or in anymore…) but I love and adore oatmeal. In fact, the only thing I’d rather have for breakfast than a creamy bowl of oatmeal is one of Mama’s ham and cheese omelets like she used to make me.
Crock Pot Chicken and Dressing ~My grandmother, Lucille 4 chicken breasts, cooked 2 pans of cornbread or two quarts 2 hamburger or hot dog buns (can use a few slices of white bread) 2 Tablespoons sage 1 medium onion, chopped 2 eggs, hard boiled 2 cans cream of chicken soup 1 stick margarine, melted 2 [...]
From time to time I run across a person who has never heard of apple butter. When I am finished gasping in horror at the wasted life they have led up until that point, I make it my first order of business to slather some on a biscuit and get it to their mouth as soon as possible.