Rosemary Roasted Baby Potatoes

These rosemary roasted baby potatoes stem from Ina Garten. My mom has been making them for several years, but this was my first attempt. My husband and I were very pleased with the results, (and our house had a beautiful rosemary scent for two days after cooking them). I used small baby red potatoes, so […]

Butternut Apple Vegetable Harvest Soup

Two weeks ago, I bought a huge butternut squash at the fruit market. My initial intentions were to make oven baked fries out of it, but I changed my mind when I found a soup recipe on I knew my butternut squash had way more than two cups of flesh, so I doubled the […]

Fresh Slow Cooker Corn Chowder

Here is a wonderful recipe for Slow Cooker Corn Chowder. Not much could taste better than amplifying the taste of this chunky soup by using FRESH corn kernels straight off the cob. Use half and half instead of whole milk, good quality bacon, and you will have the richest, freshest, most satisfying corn chowder out […]

Slow Cooker Seasoned Roasted Chicken & Vegetables

     Congratulations to Jenn of Eat Cake for Dinner. She is the winner of the Things Cooks Love giveaway.      Today I am changing things up a bit and posting a slow cooker recipe. All you need to make this is a roasted chicken and whatever vegetables you have on hand. The chicken is […]

Slow Cooker Corn Chowder

Slow Cooker Corn Chowder If you are a fan of vegetables and like thickened soups, then I have a great recipe for you. This corn chowder is chock full of beautiful red potatoes, sweet pepper, and two types of corn (creamed and kernels). Freshly crisped bacon and a hint of brown sugar compliment each other […]

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes Have you ever had the scalloped potatoes that come in the box? Do you like them? If you do, I dare you to try this recipe…because once you make it you will not want to eat them out of the box ever again. Seriously, I have two packages in my cupboard that […]