Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

Whether you like Scalloped Potatoes as a side dish or Scalloped Potatoes & Ham as a main meal, like we do, this recipe is comfort food at it’s best. Usually I make this early in the day and cook it in the slow cooker. Today I didn’t plan ahead so I cooked it in the oven instead. Either way I […]

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Bratwurst

For Christmas my husband asked for a sausage making kit along with the stuffer/grinder attachment for my Kitchen Aid mixer. He finally got around to making it and it was well worth the wait. This was very time consuming and not exactly easy to do. He only complained a little but kept saying he hoped they tasted awful so he […]

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Slow Cooker Pork Chops

It only takes three ingredients to make these moist, fork tender Slow Cooker Pork Chops that are ready in 6-8 hours. I buy a pork loin and then I cut it into 1/2″ thick boneless pork chops. They were ready to eat in 6 hours. Empty the Lipton Onion Soup pouch into the slow cooker, pour in one can of chicken broth, stir with a fork and […]

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Pork Roast & Sauerkraut

Pork Roast & Sauerkraut brings back memories of my childhood. This is the same recipe my Mom made for us more than fifty years ago. The aroma of this dish baking throughout the house is wonderful. Now I know that not everyone likes sauerkraut, however, if you have not tried rinsing it thoroughly before cooking it, you should. Rinsing it eliminates the strong sour […]

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Slow Cooker Zuppa Toscana Soup

This is my version of Zuppa Toscana Soup. One bowl is a complete meal and so delicious. You can make this soup hot and spicy, as I did, using hot Italian Sausage or whatever Italian Sausage is your favorite to get the amount of heat you want. One batch makes four large soup bowls full.   Ingredients   Add cooked sausage, […]

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