Rainbow Bean Soup Mix in a Jar

This recipe for Rainbow Bean Soup Mix in a Jar is the easiest recipe to make. When I make it I typically make at least 3 at a time, that way I have multiple of these in the pantry ready to go when I’m either meal planning or if I forgot to plan something and…

Four Steps to Buying the Right Crock Pot

Four Steps to Buying the Right Crock Pot People ask me “What brand of crock-pot do you use”? So the following are my four steps to buying the right crock pot. I prefer to using an actual Crock-Pot brand one. The one I currently have, and over the years I’ve gone through quite a few,…

Buy Block Cheese on Sale

I can hear you wondering what I’m talking about. But really – buy block cheese on sale. Read my tip below. You can thank me later. Did you know my cookbook launched a few weeks ago? You can purchase it through my shop. If you like what you’re reading, be sure to check out my…

It’s Friday, Bring Back the Cocktail Party

Do you remember me talking the other day about change? How I’m not good with change, but that I needed to embrace it in order to have a personal life & family time? Do you remember me saying how important it is to the hubs & I? That our decision to change careers is closely…

Simple Trick for a Fast Homemade Breakfast

Cooking tips with sloCooking. Simple Trick for a Fast Homemade Breakfast If making pancakes or waffles – make a double batch. Freeze left overs for fast homemade “toaster” breakfasts. Bonus – this is kid approved. If you’d like to see past information, please visit the sloCooking archive site.

Three Easy Ways to Get Your Family to Eat More Fruits & Veggies

What? You need three easy ways to eat more fruits & veggies? Then I’ve got you covered. The other night there was a post on a FB food groups I follow where a participant was wondering how to get her family to eat more fruits & veggies. As in successfully add more fruits/vegetables into the…

Trick to Make Hard Fruit Soft

Do you ever find yourself buying hard fruit, but wish you could make that hard fruit soft? I know I sure do and when that happens I use this easy trick of placing hard fruit in a paper bag with an apple overnight to make fruit ripen faster. Use these cooking tips from sloCooking in…

Back to School: Essentials of the Sack Lunch

Back to School Essentials of the Sack Lunch – Gone are the days of the metal box covered with super heroes. In it’s place stands a modern, flashy model sporting insulation and a multitude of packaging options. This post contains external links to products found online – I am not receiving compensation for these links….