Crock Pot Sweet Potatoes with Maple Cinnamon Butter

February 25th, 2015

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Warning: Your life is about to get much easier.

I’ve discovered yet another simple favorite that can be made in the slow cooker: sweet potatoes! (Did you know you can also make creamy homemade yogurt in the slow cooker?)

This method can be used with russet or other potatoes as well, though cooking times may vary a bit depending on the type of potato (more time for russets or less time for reds, whites, and golds). 

Sweet potatoes are simple enough to bake in the oven, but I hate that they occupy the oven for an entire hour right when I’m usually needing it to cook another part of the dinner (Rosemary and Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin, anyone?). 

Well, I’ve got a very simple solution, and it […]

Easy Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower (& House Seasoning Recipe)

February 23rd, 2015

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Until just a couple of years ago, I hadn’t done much roasting. I think the word “roasted” conjured up images of cooking something for hours and hours, turning and basting it all along the way. It sounded delicious, but also seemed too cumbersome. And that’s not to mention having to soak and scrub the pan afterward!

Boy, was I wrong. 

Why Roast Vegetables

Roasting is now one of my favorite […]

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