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    bbq pulled pork & queso

    One of our favorite easy dinners is pulled pork. It’s great to throw in the crock pot in the morning and then it can be served on a bun, on a baked potato or on nachos. You will be amazed how easy this is! Ingredients:pork roast (thawed, not frozen)water to coverjar bbq sauce Put the pork roast in the crock pot and cover about 3/4 of the way with water. Cook on low all day. When you’re ready to eat, take the pork out of the crock pot and shred (discard fat and bone). Place the shredded pork in a saucepan and add as much barbecue sauce as you want.…

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    4th of July Mallows

    A few days before we left for the cottage to celebrate the 4th of July I saw this post. Can you say adorable? Her displays and everything is so cute. She used Martha Stewart’s 4th of July templates. I decided to make my own white chocolate covered marshmallows for our festivities and used Martha’s flags for my skewers. Big E helped me dip some of the marshmallows and sprinkle on the different colors. She was VERY excited to eat the ones she set aside. These are so simple. Melt the chocolate according to the package directions and while it’s still wet, shake on the sprinkles. Then lay them dry side…

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    Apple Strudel Muffins

    I still have a bunch of apples from my organic co-op (I got double my order of granny smith) and even though I made apple bars with 5 of them a few nights ago, I still have 10 left! We needed some breakfast food so I decided to google “apple muffins”. I went with the first one that popped up on allrecipes.com. It was really easy and I had all of the ingredients. As I was getting ready to put them in the muffin tins, I thought, wow – these are more like apple sugar cookies instead of apple muffins. I sat and thought through my steps for a minute…

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    Taco Soup, it’s what’s for dinner

    I was surprised to have so many comments about my Twitter post regarding taco soup being in the slow cooker and had a request for the recipe so here goes. My friend Chrissy gave it to me and I’m not sure where she got it. 3 frozen chicken breasts (or 1lb cooked ground beef) 1 c. chicken broth (or 1c beef broth) 1 can tomato sauce 3 cans diced tomatoes w/ chiles 2 cans beans (I use light kidney beans) 1 bag frozen corn taco seasoning 4 green onions chopped (I don’t use these) Put all ingredients in the slow cooker (I don’t drain anything, just open the cans and…