Incredibly tasty Olive Oil and Rosemary Artisan Bread Recipe This Olive Oil and Rosemary Artisan Bread Recipe is one of my favorite bread recipes. It's rustic profile is visually appealing and the flavor is to die for. It makes a great bread for a dinner that has a meat entree so this is what I am planning to go with my Slow Cooker Ham Recipe for Easter. Not only … [Read more...]
Slow Cooker Beef Stew – a warming solution for chilly days!
Slow Cooker Beef Stew - The solution to a chilly Fall day! There is nothing so comforting as sitting down to a bowl of piping hot, gravy laden beef stew on chilly fall night. The beauty of doing it in a slow cooker is once you assemble it the stew takes care of itself and is waiting for you at the end of the day. A hearty, glorious meal in a bowl, it's easy to … [Read more...]
Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Roll Recipe
Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Rolls are tasty and healthy! Today I am making slow cooker stuffed cabbage rolls! This Cabbage Roll 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 most likely your kid will eat … [Read more...]
Slow Cooker Lumberjack Ground Beef Casserole
This recipe in the top 50 at allfreecasserolerecipes.com for the month of Fbruary 2018!!!!!!!!!! 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. … [Read more...]
Strawberry Shortcake Cookies Recipe
Strawberry Shortcake Cookies - The Portable Alternative to a special dessert! When summer is here in Maine, its Strawberry Shortcake time! But things like whipped cream or vanilla ice cream don't do well on a picnic or a camping trip, where portability is the big issue! This past weekend ended up a total bust! What had been planned as a Memorial Day picnic at the … [Read more...]
Lemon Rice Croquettes -The French Way to Use Leftovers!
We all have those days when we feel like the rabbit from Alice In Wonderland. "I'm late! I'm late for a very important date!" The lazy hazy days of summer are over after next week and it's time to get organized and get back to the busy school and work grind. There never seems to be enough time to pack lunches, get the kids everywhere they have to go for after school … [Read more...]
Creamy Tomato Bisque
Creamy Tomato Bisque ....variation on a childhood favorite! Creamy Tomato Bisque was on the menu last night at the Thompson house and it is a family favorite! When I was a kid, Campbell's Tomato Soup was my favorite soup. I would have eaten my favorite combo of Campbell's Tomato Soup and a grilled cheese sandwich at every meal if the adults in my life would have allowed … [Read more...]
Apple Crumble Pie
Apple Pie and Mom ...it's an American thing! This Apple Crumble pie is one of my favorite Apple Pie recipes.. I love making pies and ,of course, Bill loves eating them, and apple is his favorite. To change things up from the typical two crust apple pie, I try different recipes. This apple pie recipe for Apple Crumble Pie is from an older cookbook circa 1978 called … [Read more...]
Gardening Time….almost! And a Free E-book and Spring Printable!
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. … [Read more...]
Slow Cooker Chicken Vegetable Soup Recipe
Chicken Vegetable Soup in a Slow Cooker Hearty and healthy, this warming slow cooker chicken vegetable soup recipe can make the coldest day more cozy. It is quick to get together, and is a great way to use up left-over chicken, Bill likes dumplings so sometimes I put those in during the last half hour of cooking. If I don't make dumplings, I make a batch of cheese … [Read more...]