Barbecue Beans

Andra’s Barbecue Beans Recipe

Stove Top Method – Slow Cooker Method: My friend, Andra Cook of Raleigh, NC is famous for serving this delicious North Carolina barbecue bean recipe. She is also the co-author … Continued

Cooking Dried Beans

Basic Bean Recipe for Cooking Dried Beans

Stove Top – Slow Cooker – Pressure Cooker (Instant Pot) Instructions I do not think there are many people out there who have children that haven’t heard the crude rhyme they come … Continued

Broccoli Beer Cheese Soup Recipe

Stove Top, Slow Cooker & Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Instructions   Enjoy a bowl of hearty Broccoli Beer Cheese Soup.  Cheese lovers will agree, this broccoli beer cheese soup is … Continued

Split Pea Soup

Classic Split Pea Soup History and Recipe

Stove Top – Slow Cooker – Instant Pot (Electric Pressure Cooker) Instructions This is the Classic Split Pea Soup loved by everyone, especially my family.  Made with dried split peas … Continued

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup Recipe

Stove Top Method – Slow Cooker Method Lentil Soup is definitely one of my favorite soups to make and serve during the long winter months.  In fact it is my go-to … Continued

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes Recipe

  Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes are a GREAT time saver for the busy holidays. Prepare these mashed potatoes up to a week ahead of time and refrigerate. Your Christmas or … Continued

Slow Cooker Garlic Roasted Baby Potatoes

Slow Cooker Garlic Roasted Baby Potatoes Recipe

  My daughter’s and I were so excited to receive our foodie friend’s new cookbook, Recipes For Busy Moms – The Magical Slow Cooker by Sarah Olson.  My youngest daughter … Continued

Vegan Creamy Potato-Garlic Soup Recipe

Slow Cooker – Crock Pot Recipe   Vegan Creamy Potato-Garlic Soup is a satisfying meal.   You do not have to be a vegan to enjoy this soup as it is absolutely … Continued