Archive for November, 2012

Pioneer Woman Potatoes

I’ve been wanting to make these potatoes for a long time and I finally got around to it.  Why did I wait? Ree calls them Crash Hot Potatoes, but I’ll just call them Pioneer Woman… Read more »

November 26, 2012 | Sides

A Little Black Friday Cheer-Giveaway Closed

The winner of the beautiful wreath is Melanie Johnson. Congratulations! It’s Black Friday and I’m trying not to stress.   All the people fighting for that last $10 DVD player and camping out for whatever… Read more »

November 22, 2012 | Miscellaneous

Cranberry Salsa

We eat Thanksgiving-type foods throughout the season in our house. Candied sweet potatoes, dressing, and green bean casserole are reserved for the big day, but one day a year is just not enough for turkey,… Read more »

November 21, 2012 | Snacks & Drinks

Slow Cooker Taco Soup AND A Book Review

My friend, Lela, gave me an advance copy of her newest book Who Peed on My Yoga Mat?, and  I read the whole thing in one sitting! It’s a collection of essays about family and… Read more »

November 19, 2012 | Soup and Salad

10 Essential Kitchen Tools You Might Not Own

I haven’t been cooking too much this summer, have you?  In Northwest Arkansas, temperatures are at or above 100 right now, and I cannot even think of turning on the stove!  We’ve been eating a… Read more »

November 16, 2012 | Miscellaneous

Slow Cooker Senate Bean Soup

This is meal #4 from that Petit Jean Ham.  Meal #1 was Baked Ham, #2 was Party Ham Sandwiches, Meal #3 was regular old ham sandwiches last night, and tonight it’s Slow Cooker Senate Bean… Read more »

November 15, 2012 | Soup and Salad

Party Ham Sandwiches

I told you I’d give 2 different ways to use the leftover ham.  This is meal 2 from the Baked Petit Jean Ham: Party Ham Sandwiches.  You don’t have to have a party to eat… Read more »

November 13, 2012 | Sandwiches

How to Cook a Ham for the Holidays

Ham is a great choice for the holidays because it feeds a crowd and is easy to cook.  My favorite brand is Petit Jean, because it’s delicious and made right in my home state of… Read more »

November 13, 2012 | Main Dishes, Miscellaneous

Slow Cooker French Dips


November 9, 2012 | Sandwiches, Slow Cooker