Easy Microwave Herbed Potatoes

Quickly cooked in the microwave, these potatoes are a lifesaver on a busy night!

  There are many nights that it's a marathon race to get dinner on the table, or actually its more like a sprint! In my repertoire of quick sides is an quick and easy favorite, Herbed Potatoes cooked in record time in the microwave. I have to admit that I don't cook a lot with microwave.  I use to make popcorn, I reheat things in it, and I do cook potatoes in it when I am in … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

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The Lowly Onion Becomes Slow Cooker French Onion Soup This recipe for Slow Cooker French Onion Soup allows the lowly onion, the bridesmaid never the bride of the culinary world, to show off its star quality.  How many savory recipes, particularly soup recipes, can you think of that don't include the onion?  Not many!  It always seems to be there....the little background note … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Roll Recipe

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These Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Rolls are tasty and healthy! Today I am making one of Bill's favorites - slow cooker stuffed cabbage rolls! This Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Rolls recipe is absolutely delicious and makes cabbage, which can be an acquired taste, a lot more palatable for kids.  Let's face it...stuff something with hamburg and pour a some tomato sauce on it and … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Lumberjack Ground Beef Casserole

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An Old Maine Logging Camp Favorite Adapted for the Slow Cooker! This old logging camp favorite has been adapted for cooking in today's slow cooker. Here in the Northwoods, the logging camps were famous for the hearty meals that they served their work crews in the old days.  Back then the process of harvesting the trees was labor intensive and the lumber jacks needed good … [Read more...]

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies Recipe

Strawberry Shortcake Cookie Recipe

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies - The Portable Alternative! This past weekend ended up a total bust! What had been planned as a Memorial Day picnic at the lakeside turned into a cold rainy weekend in the house.  Thank goodness we have a very large front porch (10' x 30') that accommodates a large picnic table and gas grill so we could keep the menu that had been planned.  And it … [Read more...]