Chicken Bacon Melts

chicken bacon melts

We don’t eat much chicken around here. Farmer Doc really loves his red meat. (Plus, we have a freezer in the basement that’s well-stocked with beef, pork, and deer.) So when I do cook chicken, I need to make sure it’s a fantastic dish! This Chicken Bacon Melt (from Gooseberry …

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Farm Animal Comfort

farm animal comfort

On days like today, I can really see the benefit of so-called “confinement” barns for farm animals. It’s 95 degrees outside, with a heat index of 105. There is barely any breeze. It’s so humid that the sky is hazy and the air feels thick to breathe. The lens on …

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Slow-Cooker Pineapple Chicken

slow-cooker pineapple chicken

Something about the flavor of pineapple just screams summer to me. So whether it’s the middle of summer or the middle of winter, pineapple is always such a fun food! And when it can be incorporated into simple meals like this, well that’s even better! Slow-Cooker Pineapple Chicken This recipe …

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Slow-Cooker Fall Favorites Cookbook Giveaway

Slow-Cooker Fall Favorites giveaway

In case you haven’t noticed, I have been using my slow cooker overtime lately. That’s because I just got this amazing new cookbook from Gooseberry Patch, “Slow-Cooker Fall Favorites.”  I love their cookbooks. I love their fall cookbooks. I love their slow-cooker cookbooks. And now they are all rolled into …

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Slow-Cooker Sausage-Tortellini Soup

slow-cooker sausage-tortellini soup

We have all this smoked link sausage. And I never know what to do with it. There’s only so much sausage that I can eat grilled on a bun! So I’m always looking for new recipes where I can use some of this (wonderful) link sausage. This is it! This …

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