Recipes

Thanksgiving 2018 – Our Menu

Here is this year's menu: Turkey - We get a marinaded turkey breast tenderloin. No bones.  The turkey only takes about an hour to bake. Score!  Here is a link to a different recipe for turkey in the slow cooker if you want to go a little more traditional.Corn CasseroleMashed Sweet Potatoes - I got frozen mashed… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2018 – Our Menu

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What a Bunch of Turkeys – Thanksgiving 2017

Thanksgiving 2017 was totally different than Thanksgiving 2016.  Last year, we were in Disney.  This year we were at home. We started the day by sleeping in.  Both boys slept in which is typical for the Wee One but not the Imaginative One.  He must be going through a growth spurt because he complained about… Continue reading What a Bunch of Turkeys – Thanksgiving 2017

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What we Ate in Disney – Black Friday

The day after Thanksgiving,the Imaginative One and I left early for the Magic Kingdom resort area.  Before leaving Pop Century, we stopped quickly in the food court for a small breakfast. I got myself a small coffee and a chocolate croissant.  Chocolate croissants one of my top 5 favorite foods at Disney. The first place… Continue reading What we Ate in Disney – Black Friday

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Three Bean Salad – Secret Recipe Club

#Secret Recipe Club Every month, I’m assigned another blog to check out.  After checking out their blog, I’m to find a recipe to make, photograph, and then post. This month there are five Mondays.  On the fifth Monday, we have a special themed Secret Recipe Club.  This month's theme is fall or even Thanksgiving dinner recipes.… Continue reading Three Bean Salad – Secret Recipe Club

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Corn Casserole (Day 23)

Welcome to Day 23 of 31 Days of Slow Cooking. Yesterday we got early to finish the rest of the Donut trail.  We were successful this time. Now Hubby is going to get my free shirt for completing the Donut Trail.   During the next few days, I'm going to be sharing some of the… Continue reading Corn Casserole (Day 23)

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Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole – Countdown to Thanksgiving

Green bean casserole is a frequent dish on many peoples' Thanksgiving table.  I've changed it up by using frozen green beans instead of canned green beans.  So it has more of a fresh taste to it. I'm going to cook it up in my casserole crock pot on Thanksgiving Day.  Right before dinner, I'm going… Continue reading Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole – Countdown to Thanksgiving

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Slow Cooker Stuffing – Countdown to Thanksgiving

Hubby and the Wee One love stuffing.  So when I made this stuffing, they thought it was delicious.  In fact, they took seconds when I served this side dish. This is also any easy side dish.  It only takes about five minutes to prepare.  Then I allowed the slow cooker do the cooking. My plan… Continue reading Slow Cooker Stuffing – Countdown to Thanksgiving

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Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes – Countdown to Thanksgiving

My mother-in-law usually makes the mashed potatoes for family meals.  In recent months, I've made them 3 times for our Sunday dinners.  During those 3 times, I've made the potatoes too smooth, too lumpy, and then just right.  Just like the Goldilocks and the Three Bears. This is the recipe for the just right mashed… Continue reading Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes – Countdown to Thanksgiving

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Crockpot Sweet Potato Casserole – Countdown to Thanksgiving

My grandma used to make a sweet potato casserole like this one.  In fact, this is one of the recipes she sent to me when I was down in Walt Disney World on my College Program. Then when I married Hubby his dad would make this sweet potato casserole for Thanksgiving. As you can see,… Continue reading Crockpot Sweet Potato Casserole – Countdown to Thanksgiving

Pasta, side dish, slow cooker, Thanksgiving

Creamy Mac and Cheese (Countdown to Thanksgiving)

My family usually prefers the blue box for macaroni and cheese so it's hard to find a homemade macaroni and cheese that they would love.  This is one macaroni and cheese recipe that they enjoyed eating. This recipe makes a LOT of macaroni and cheese.  I made this dish on a Saturday night.  We ate… Continue reading Creamy Mac and Cheese (Countdown to Thanksgiving)