Slow Cooker Dressing

Slow Cooker Dressing - Lady Behind The Curtain

Free up your oven and make this slow cooker dressing!.  You can’t tell it was baked in a slow cooker.  Oven space is always an issue for me during the holidays.  So I decided to try something new this year and bake my dressing in the slow cooker.  I’m so glad I did!  This is the way to go!  It comes together in just a few minutes.  Leave it and let the slow cooker do all the work.  One less thing for me to worry about. Print Slow Cooker Dressing Prep Time: 40 minutesCook Time: 4 hoursTotal Time: 4 hours, … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Beef Dip Sandwich

Slow Cooker Beef Dip Sandwich - Lady Behind The Curtain

This slow cooker beef dip sandwich is one of my families favorites.  It has more flavor than the traditional beef dip sandwich.  I love serving this for lunch or dinner. Put in the slow cooker in the morning before work and come home to a finished dinner. Make extra for leftovers.  Pack into single serving containers and freeze for your husbands lunch. Print Slow Cooker Beef Dip Sandwich Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 8 hoursTotal Time: 8 hours, 15 minutes Yield: 8 ServingsServing Size: 1 Sandwich Great for game day too!Ingredients3 pound chuck roast 4 cups water 1 cup lite … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower and Broccoli

Slow Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower and Broccoli - Lady Behind The Curtain

If you’re like me cooking a holiday meal usually takes up every burner.  So having a side dish I can prepare in my slow cooker really helps tremendously.  This slow cooker cheesy cauliflower and broccoli side dish is perfect for holiday entertaining. Make the delicious sauce a few days in advance and store in the refrigerator.  Then on the day of your dinner put everything together and let the slow cooker do all the work.  Top with crunch Ranch Almonds *recipe below. Print Slow Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower and Broccoli Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 7 hoursTotal Time: 7 hours, 30 … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Burrito Meat

Slow Cooker Burrito Meat - Lady Behind The Curtain

Throw this slow cooker burrito meat together in the morning and forget about it until dinner. This juicy slow cooker burrito meat is not just a burrito filling.  Make rice and beans and make your at home version of a burrito bowl. Print Slow Cooker Burrito Meat Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 8 hoursTotal Time: 8 hours, 20 minutes Yield: Serves 6 to 8 Juicy and tender.Ingredients3 pounds beef roast 1 taco seasoning packet 1 medium white onion, sliced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 – 27 ounce can mild whole green chiles 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Creamy Ranch Potatoes

Slow Cooker Creamy Ranch Potatoes - Lady Behind The Curtain

Put these slow cooker creamy ranch potatoes together, turn on the slow cooker, walk away and forget it!  Yep, I’d say that is the perfect side dish for a busy holiday meal.  These potatoes are so good and creamy.  The ranch dressing mix gives this dish a wonderful flavor.  Not just for lunch or dinner also perfect for brunch! Print Slow Cooker Creamy Ranch Potatoes Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 8 hoursTotal Time: 8 hours, 30 minutes Yield: 10 Servings The perfect Holiday side dish!Ingredients6 bacon strips, cooked and chopped 1 tablespoon bacon drippings, from bacon strips 2-1/2 pounds small … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Slow Cooker Apple Butter - Lady Behind The Curtain

Make your house smell like Fall with this slow cooker apple butter.  Doesn’t the scent of cinnamon put a little spring in your step?  Fall is my favorite time of year. Give this homemade slow cooker apple butter as gifts this year.   Perfect for a neighbor, hair stylist, hostess gift, school or Sunday school teacher.  Everyone loves a homemade gift!  Make a breakfast basket with assorted mixes like biscuits, abelskivers or scones. Print Slow Cooker Apple Butter Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 11 hoursTotal Time: 11 hours, 20 minutes Yield: 3 Half Pint Jars Not just for toast! Use as a filling … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Loaded Potatoes

Lady Behind The Curtain - Slow Cooker Loaded Potatoes

This crowd pleasing slow cooker loaded potatoes are perfect any occasion.  Creamy, smoky and full of cheese flavor.  Make this slow cooker loaded potatoes dish the night before for an easy make ahead side dish. Print {Slow Cooker} Loaded Potatoes Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 6 hoursTotal Time: 6 hours, 30 minutes Yield: 10 to 12 servingsServing Size: 1/2 cup Ingredients5 pounds potatoes, peeled , sliced 1/4-inch 6 ounces bacon, cut into bite size pieces, fried 1 tablespoon reserved bacon drippings 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, divided 3/4 teaspoon pepper, divided 8 ounces sour cream 1 cup milk, divided 1-1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided 4 … Continue reading

{Slow Cooker} South of the Border Roast

Lady Behind The Curtain - Slow Cooker South of the Border Roast

This roast is juicy and full of South of the Border flavors.  Serve along side a CORN AND PEPPER COUSCOUS (link below) or inside a burrito or taco.  DELICIOUS!  This recipe is considered a “light” recipe only 371 calories with a serving of couscous. Print {Slow Cooker} South of the Border Roast Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 11 hoursTotal Time: 11 hours, 15 minutes Yield: Serves 8 Ingredients2 pound boneless beef chuck pot roast 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes with garlic 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed 2 … Continue reading