Freezer cooking · Slow Cooking

Slow Cooker Refried Beans

I always try to straighten the freezer while putting groceries away after each shopping trip. Doing so, keeps it from becoming a monumental job once or twice a year. Last week, I discovered that I didn't have any more packages of cooked pintos beans. That meant it was time to break out the slow cooker. I… Continue reading Slow Cooker Refried Beans

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Freezer cooking · Meal-Prep

Easy Batch Cooking Brown Rice

More and more of the meals I am preparing these days have rice. I am mostly serving brown rice for the whole grain benefits, usually as an accompaniment to the meal, but sometimes as an ingredient. In the past, I hated cooking rice! It took a long time to cook, and invariably I would get distracted and… Continue reading Easy Batch Cooking Brown Rice