Thanksgiving Pot Roast

  I'm leafing through the tab in my binder of Mom’s recipes earmarked  “dishes to compliment a Thanksgiving feast!" Like all Slow Cooker recipes, Mom’s Pot Roast recipe proves to be very simple.  Honestly,  just need to buy the right cut of meat.  After the meat selection, all that follows is properly seasoning it and plopping it in the porcelain pot of your slow cooker!  Then, sit back (or leave) and let it the slow cooker work its magic for the next 8-10 hours. I love that this particular marinade doesn’t consist of the traditional … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Chick Pea Soup

With whipping winds and cold temperatures here in the northeast, I've set my thoughts to warm, hearty soups.  As we approach the #Thanksgiving holiday,  you know that you'll be inundated with stuffing and meats and vegetables and pies so, soup could be a welcomed diversion. As I've been making soups over the past few years, I've found that often the simplest ingredients make the best tasting soups. This recipe for Cauliflower Chick Pea Soup (from my favorite soup expert Seriously Soupy) offers wonderfully nutty fall-like flavors from the … [Read more...]

Pasta Pilaf-Stuffed Squash

While you're planning out your festive meal, don't forget about the side dishes that are even more important than the turkey--- especially if you have vegetarians at your table. If you want to take your Thanksgiving to the next level, check out this recipe that makes a festive addition to any side table. Your guests will be begging for leftovers. Save Print Pasta Pilaf-Stuffed Squash Author: adapted from pastafits.org Recipe type: Side Dish Prep time:  12 mins Cook time:  45 mins Total time:  57 mins … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving: Asian BBQ Chicken Wings

I promised a week full of slow cookery to provide ease of use meals that require little to no thinking. But, I'm focused on Thanksgiving recipes and needed to share this delicious one for BBQ chicken wings.  Admittedly, while these wings don't bake in a slow cooker, the recipe is as easy to prepare, and it would be the perfect addition to your appetizer hit list for the big turkey day. I recently had dinner over my neighbors and fell in love with this recipe because it's so basic to make yet, it tastes so decadent.  The combination of soy … [Read more...]