Last weekend, I resurrected a recipe from my (no longer active) Crock Pot Virgin archive to make stuffed peppers, and they were just as wonderful as I remember them! This time, I used ground beef, but these are going back into the rotation for meal planning for sure! Here is the original post from 2012: [Read more…]
Last week, I took advantage of some of my vacation time to do quite a bit of cooking and freezing of meals. I love having a well stocked freezer with yummy meals that are easy to heat for lunches and easy dinners. One of our go-to meals (either frozen or made same day) is a flank steak recipe that was originally inspired by the Balsamic Beef Roast from Civilized Caveman Cooking Creations. His recipe wasn’t exactly what I was looking for, but it helped me to fine tune and create something we really enjoy. Here’s my take on a similar recipe.
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For those of you who were followers of my old Crock Pot Virgin blog, as promised I will continue to share crock pot related tips and recipes here on Girl Going Country. Here is a great article I came across from Stone Gable for 10 BEST SLOW COOKER TIPS ~ Part 1.
Now if you followed me over on Crock Pot Virgin, you will notice that many of these tips go against my philosophy on crock pot cooking. I feel like I shouldn’t have to cook before I cook. But, I also know that sometimes, something really special takes a little more work and so I leave myself open to that.
While I’ve been dabbling in crock pot cooking for a couple years now, I still feel like a newbie. Any tips you’d like to share to help me out?