Instant Pot · Quick & Easy Meals · Slow Cooking · Soup

11 Amazing Soups for Fall & Winter

This collection of soups are perfect for fall and winter, and oh so easy to make! Lots of different flavor combinations to choose from. All of the soups can be made on the stove top, and some have slow cooker or Instant Pot directions. Several are low carb and keto-friendly. These soups make for an… Continue reading 11 Amazing Soups for Fall & Winter

Quick & Easy Meals · Soup

Easy Hamburger Potato Soup

This Hamburger Potato Soup is thicker than the average soup, full of hamburger and yummy vegetables in a creamy base. It's rich and flavorful, and so easy to make. Starting with a few frozen foods, it can be ready in about 30 minutes! I used several staple items I keep in the freezer: frozen Southern-style… Continue reading Easy Hamburger Potato Soup

Meal-Prep · Slow Cooking

Easy Slow Cooker Baked Potatoes

Did you know you can "bake" potatoes in a slow cooker? It makes preparing dinner so much easier! Technically, they aren't "baked", but the potatoes are moist and flavorful, and every bit as good as oven-baked potatoes. They also have kind of a roasted flavor. This works for all kinds of potatoes and you don't… Continue reading Easy Slow Cooker Baked Potatoes

Kitchen Tips & Ideas

Life without a Microwave

A few weeks ago, we started noticing that our microwave wasn't working very well. At first I thought it might have been operator error, because we had a lot on our minds and possibly not thinking clearly, so maybe we weren't programming it right. It seemed like everything was starting to take twice as long as it should have taken.

Slow Cooking · Soup

How to Make the Best Potato Soup with this Secret Ingredient!

You just can't beat a good old slow cooker soup!  It's so easy to throw together and needs no fussing over while it cooks. It took me all of 5 minutes to get the slow cooker going, then I had the afternoon free to do other things. I love not having to peel and cut… Continue reading How to Make the Best Potato Soup with this Secret Ingredient!