Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

      
Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

(Year of Weight Watchers Crock Pot Cooking Day 185 – Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken and Potatoes) This slow cooker lemon chicken and potatoes with garlic and oregano is a great alternative to oven roasting. It’s easier. Doesn’t heat up the kitchen. And is just as delicious. The lemon slices get soft and mellow, infusing the […]

Crock Pot Chicken Thighs with Creamy Corn

      
Crock Pot Chicken Thighs with Creamy Corn

(Weight Watchers Crock Pot Cooking Day 181 – Crock Pot Chicken Thighs with Creamy Corn) This easy easy crock pot chicken thighs and creamy corn was a big hit with Rod. Born and raised in the midwest, he loves simple comfort food best. And it doesn’t get much simpler or more comforting than crock pot […]

Crock Pot Balsamic Chicken Thighs

      
Crock Pot Balsamic Chicken Thighs

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 177 – Crock Pot Balsamic Chicken Thighs) We really like chicken thighs cooked in the slow cooker. They turn out much more moist and tender than chicken breasts. The points plus value is a little higher but I think it’s worth it. Life is too short to eat […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs with Beer

      
Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs with Beer

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 175 – Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs with Beer and Herbes de Provence) I’ve made these easy slow cooker chicken thighs with beer & herbes de provence several times and they’re always a big hit. So, I wanted to be sure to include them in my year of Weight […]

Slow Cooker Mustard Maple Chicken

      
Slow Cooker Maple Mustard Chicken

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 171 – Slow Cooker Mustard Maple Chicken) I love mustard, maple and rosemary so combining them to make this slow cooker mustard maple chicken seemed like a good idea. I got the idea from Budget Bytes, one of my favorite recent food blog discoveries. Seasoning the thighs with […]

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Thighs

      
Easy Crock Pot Chicken Teriyaki Thighs

Slow Cooking 101 with Peter: Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Thighs Since I’ve been chatting a lot with Martha about how beginner cooks (like myself) can get comfortable with crock pot cooking, I’ve decided to try out a recipe for slow cooker teriyaki chicken thighs. We are continuing to brainstorm the idea, but as with most […]

Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken Thighs

      
Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken Thighs

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 153) These slow cooker apricot chicken thighs were a very pleasant surprise. I’ve seen the recipe in various cookbooks and online for years, but was never willing to try it. The ingredients – apricot preserves, Catalina dressing and dry onion soup mix – just seemed kinda weird to […]

Easy Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken

      
Easy Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 140 ) Reminder: You have ’til Friday (1/21/14) to enter my latest Crock Pot Giveaway! I had the family over for dinner Friday night. There were nine of us; 8 adults and 1 munchkin. For the first time in decades we all live close enough to gather for […]

Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

      
Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 84) I made this slow cooker chicken and sausage gumbo over the weekend and really liked how it turned out. It was easy to put together and tasted great. As a starting off point, I used the recipe for slow cooker chicken sausage gumbo from Betty Crocker’s Slow […]

Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup with Black Beans

      
Chicken Tortilla Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 73) I have Mom to thank for this yummy Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup with Black Beans, which she adapted from this recipe. And generously shared with us since she knows how much I love tortilla soup. Am I lucky, or what? It think it’s fun how other members […]

Crock Pot Artichoke Chicken Recipe

      
Slow Cooker Artichoke Chicken

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking, Day 12) I think this crock pot artichoke chicken is the best thing I’ve made in the slow cooker so far. It turned out so tender and flavorful. But, I’m partial to the ingredients: artichoke hearts, tomatoes, and Kalamata olives. I cooked it in my Ninja 3-in-1 Cooking System, which […]

Nigella Lawson’s Chicken Teriyaki

      
Chicken Teriyaki

This yummy chicken teriyaki was what I chose to make with the package of boneless, skinless chicken thighs that needed to be turned into dinner. It’s an example of my backwards approach to cooking. Most of the experts tell you to plan out your menus and choose your recipes, create your grocery list and then […]

Paella with Shrimp, Chicken and Spanish Chorizo

      
My Birthday Paella

I made Paella for the first time Saturday night with great results. I fell in love with Paella the first time I tasted it more than 20 years ago in San Francisco and order it out every chance I get which, unfortunately, isn’t very often. Phoenix is a great place for Mexican, not Spanish, food. […]