Meatless Monday · Requires overnight step · Slow Cooker · Vegetarian Main Dishes

Three-Bean Chili For A Crowd (Slow Cooker)

  Nothing beats a hot bowl of chili on a blustery winter day. Plenty of things are tied, mind you, such as Homemade Hot Cocoa, French Honey Bread, and Beef Stew. But did you ever notice that chili is just as delicious in hot weather? There’s something about spicy food that makes you feel warmer in the winter and… Continue reading Three-Bean Chili For A Crowd (Slow Cooker)

Main Dish · Slow Cooker

Pork Tenderloin Goulash

It’s been a cool, damp spring this year. Ordinarily, by early June I’m thinking about summery foods, grilling, fresh veggies, that sort of thing. Instead, I’m thinking about stews, crockpots, and hot cocoa. Fortunately, I have most of my vegetable plants in the dirt already, so we’ve at least had a couple of good tossed salads. It will be a bit… Continue reading Pork Tenderloin Goulash

Slow Cooker · Soup & Broth · Vegetarian Main Dishes

Yellow-Eye Soup

Far, far better than Navy Bean Soup! By several orders of magnitude, in my not-so-humble opinion. No false modesty here, this stuff is incredibly yummy! And I do have my chief tester’s opinion to back me up. He loves to play the guessing game, where he tries to guess the ingredients in my recipes. He’s getting quite skilled at it.… Continue reading Yellow-Eye Soup

Meatless Monday · Slow Cooker · Soup & Broth

Best Ever Black Bean Soup

I’ve discovered the secret! I’ve made Black bean soup more times than I can count, and it’s always seemed like a little something was missing. Darned if it wasn’t as simple as using the wrong beans! Do you know how long ago the dried beans at your grocery store were harvested? Me neither, but I’ll… Continue reading Best Ever Black Bean Soup