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...]

It’s a Wicked Good Wednesday here in Maine!


Time for Wicked Good Wednesday! Last week we had some  "wicked good" posts linked up.  I choose the favorites by categorizing the posts into 5 groups - Recipes, DIY, Crafts, Gardening, and Inspiration.  After I separate them into the 5 groups I take note of the "likes" and then the "click throughs" to determine the most popular post in each category for the week.  That's how I … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Lumberjack Ground Beef Casserole

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This recipe in the top 50 at for the month of September 2015!!!!!!!!!! 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 … [Read more...]

Gardening Time….almost! And a Free E-book and Spring Printable!

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  Oh How I love Spring and my Garden! Spring in the Maine North Woods is often referred to as “Mud Season”!  The whole yard gets real spongy this time of year and a wrong step here or there in the fields can deposit you in muck right up to your ankles.  I made a misstep in the yard with the Jeep by being lazy when taking a bag of grain to the chicken house.  Bill … [Read more...]