Simple Two Ingredient Slow Cooker Meals

Simple Two Ingredient Slow Cooker Meals www.hodgepodge.me

I love my slow cooker for simple, delicious meals. It works on supper while the rest of us go about our day. My slow cooker is the best for back to school time, for comfort food and for batch cooking main ingredients. And I am not one for a long list of ingredients. So, lately, […]

Slow Cooker Batch Cooking ebook

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For you, dear friends. Slow Cooker Batch Cooking is the one tip that continues to save our supper. In this free ebook I’ve compiled the how tos for batch cooking ground turkey, beef and chicken in the slow cooker. Save supper with this simple slow cooker strategy. Save money! Family meal time is easy and […]

Top 2012 Hodgepodge Slow Cooker Recipes

Top 2012 Hodgepodge Recipes

We really are a hodgepodge here with homemaking, homeschooling and homecooking. So, over the next little while I’ll be sharing the top posts in these categories. Today, it’s easy home cooking. Those basic, simple and delicious recipes I turn to. And each one of these is for the slow cooker: Ultimate List of Easy Slow […]

Simple Comforts for Sickness

Simple Comforts for Sickness at Hodgepodge

It’s just about a given that when you have five children in the house and participate in multiple events that you will have some sickness. Well, we’ve been socked pretty hard the last couple of weeks. Sickness spaced out just right, several doctor visits and gallons of Gatorade. So I thought I’d gather a few, […]

5 Simple Satisfying Suppers

Simple Suppers at Hodgepodge

Fancy Spaghetti Casserole Recipe I went to make our very favorite meal, Italian Stuffed Shells. Alas, no large shell pasta was in the pantry. What was I to do? Aha! Make it anyway with spaghetti noodles. I already had the noodles cooked – leftover from spaghetti a couple nights ago…(get the recipe) Slow Cooker Ranch […]

Ultimate List of Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

Ultimate List of Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

**Welcome Pinterest friends! Please make yourself at home. Subscribe so you won’t miss any easy recipes. Browse my cookbook offerings. Enjoy!** Give me easy. Mix a few ingredients. Make it simply delicious. In the practical world of homeschooling and feeding a crowd on a budget, a long list of ingredients does not make the menu […]

Return of the Routine: Feeding the Family

Return of the Routine - Feeding the Family

So we have rested and we have planned. But wait just one minute. We need fuel! And by that I mean food. If ever I was discouraged by something at the end of a long day of back-to-school, it was wrestling up something to eat. What to feed the masses after working so hard at […]

Slow Cooker Vegetables Feed the Larger Family

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As we head into the summer months, my beloved slow cooker switches into high gear. See, I try and avoid using the oven if at all possible, so the slow cooker gets a lot of use. We all know you can save money and feed the many by serving garden vegetables. One way I save […]

Slow Cooker Spinach Lasagna Recipe

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We are right here in the middle of 10 Days of Lasagna Learning: Teaching Multiple Ages. What’s a series on lasagna learning without a true lasagna recipe you can enjoy around your table? This is our all-time favorite slow cooker version. A definite have-to-have in the Fast Food for Slow Sundays category. A meal we […]

The Passing of Two Pots

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This post, from December 2009 has new meaning. New meaning because yet another slow cooker has passed. It became a cracked pot. Slow cooked meals for two years in the fancy pot with the timer. This is a big deal because I depend on that slow cooker many times a week. Plus there’s the twice […]

Slow Cooker Recipes and Egg Substitutes

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Truly the easiest way I have found to feed my family of seven is to put the slow cooker to work for me. Whether I am out for the day or busy with homeschooling our age range, I can serve up slow cooker deliciosity. My slow cooker history will prove my love. My regular Saturday […]

Slow Cooker Batch Cooking Navy Beans at $5 Dinners

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I really love it when my slow cooker can do the work for me. January usually means a freezer and pantry challenge, including rice and beans. So, about once a month I batch cook some beans to tuck away in the freezer. Especially in the winter months, that means navy beans. Join me at $5 […]