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Sweet Potato Quinoa and Couscous Chicken Casserole in the Slow Cooker

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 Slow cookers seemed to be made for cooking beans, tomatoes, rice or quinoa or grains of any kind. I made this gluten free for a young friend who was going to be visiting and it came out so well that … Continue reading

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We raise tilapia at our Little Farm – here is a wonderful paella our farm manager Max made for us – yum!

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Tilapia is a very low fat, low calorie fish. When fresh it is truly delightful and even fresh frozen can be good. We have been raising tilapia for years now – and lately had too many in one hatchery even … Continue reading

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Claire Finkel’s Cranberry Chicken

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The amazing mom ( now in her nineties) of one of our dear friends makes this chicken and her kids do too. Yummy and so easy! Claire Finkel’s Cranberry Chicken   Ingredients 4 chicken breasts ( I mixed thighs and … Continue reading

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Slow cooker heaven – and cooking with kids!

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This time of year is great for the Slow Cooker. Mine is used at least twice a week if not more as I have been making desserts in it too – some of which were on earlier blogs. Here is … Continue reading

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Thai Slow Cooker Chicken – cooking with kids – great tastes, easy recipe!

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Thailand is called the land of smiles – perhaps its because the food is so delicious! Thai cooking combines sweet and hot, sour and creamy – and a common ingredient is coconut milk, another is peanuts and of course the … Continue reading

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Slow cooker chicken with sesame and ginger – it is that time of year!

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Sesame and Ginger Chicken in the Slow Cooker This slow cooker recipe has minimal effort ( a bit more than usual due to the browning of the chicken and thickening of the sauce – but I must admit on my … Continue reading

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Fast way to make chicken – cook up veggies when they are in season, freeze, then add chicken pieces in a skillet for a quick midweek meal! Cooking with kids!

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We have SOOOO many peppers, onions, tomatoes, zucchini and garlic in the farm right now that I am overwhelmed. So I fry it all up with salt ( sometimes Lawry’s seasoned salt) and olive oil (garlic in the heated oil … Continue reading

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Chicken Spinach in a Casserole -Short Cut recipe – easy when cooking with kids!

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This is a short cut recipe – when you truly do not have the energy or time to cook but want something relatively healthy that makes the house and kitchen smell great -and the kids will love it too! I … Continue reading

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Chicken and Leek Stew – Cooking with kids and using my favorite kitchen appliance – the Slow Cooker! Great for cooking with kids!

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I  know I am like a broken record – but slow cookers are SOOOOO easy! Especially when cooking with kids – you can throw everything in  – turn it on and go play with the children until its done and … Continue reading

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Winter is Crockpot time! Here is a perfect recipe for a cold evening – and for cooking with kids! Put on opera and sing along ( no one can hear you!)

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I love the smell of good food – and I have waxed poetic in the past talking about my crockpot. This recipe is a good one for chicken breasts and thighs – along with ratatouille – cooks up into a … Continue reading

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