How to Host a Cookie Exchange

It’s that time of year… Cookie Exchange time.  As a special treat I thought I’d pass along instructions on how to host a cookie exchange. While I’m no longer hosting a physical cookie exchange, I figure it’s just too challenging with my food allergy concerns, I do host my online cookie exchange. This year marks…

How to Keep Butter Fresh

Tips Tuesday – Store butter in an airtight container. This might seem like a simple idea, but honestly this Tips Tuesday idea is a keeper. Store butter in an airtight container to retain freshness. You’d be surprised how many flavors a block of butter can pick up from the fridge if you just keep it…

Edible Skeleton Bones for Halloween

Over the years I’ve participated in many Halloween themed parties and blog linkups. I’ve amassed a nice collection of recipes and thought it was time that I share them with you. These edible skeleton bones for Halloween are a crowd pleaser. I hope you and your family enjoy these as much as my family does!…

How to Keep Herbs Fresh

Tips Tuesday – Keep herbs fresh by using the freezer. This Tips Tuesday I’m bringing to you a thought about keeping herbs fresh. About At sloCooking my goal is to assist my readers with recipes, information and tips to help you have an easier time in the kitchen, especially if you or someone in your…

Finger Nibblers

Now aren’t these just a fun thing? I just couldn’t resist making these edible finger nibblers. This recipe is one you’ll want to make for Halloween, you could even pack them in school lunches! If you want to hit the easy button, feel free to use ready made pizza dough instead of making the dough…

Monster Eyes

These edible monster eyes are a fun snack to make for after school or for the kiddo’s next Halloween party. And yes, I’m on an eye kick – it’s Halloween food! These are a great recipe to make with a kid in the kitchen. Work on these after school or make an event of the…

Trick or Treat Checklist & Safety Tips

I thought I’d post up a quick Trick or Treat Checklist & Safety Tips for Halloween. I know we’re a ways out, but these are good things to keep in mind as you plan your fun evening. I hope you and your little goblins have a great time this year! CHECKLIST Flashlight & extra batteries…

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,…