Blossoms and Crock pot Chicken, Italian Style

The wonderful April showers we've had thus far in Northern California have been nothing short of a miracle and a blessing! We're not out of the 'drought' woods yet, but the downpour of rain we've had the past few days has certainly helped. Today was sunny and mild, and I was able to take a … Continue reading Blossoms and Crock pot Chicken, Italian Style

Re-Post: Cilantro Citrus Garlic Chicken Slow-Cooked

 I had to share this delicious recipe with you from Unwind Cooking.  It is full of goodness from the herbs, garlic and citrus.  If you can use fresh, organic herbs instead of dried.. all the better.  But even dried herbs retain their antioxidant richness, and citrus is awesome.  Choose organic ingredients, and chop the lemons … Continue reading Re-Post: Cilantro Citrus Garlic Chicken Slow-Cooked

Bean Chili with Walnuts & Chocolate

I was counting again... one of my nephews had another girl a couple of weeks ago... so how many were they now? Let's see, I have 19 nephews and nieces, and new baby girl makes 15 grand nephews and nieces! How blessed can a girl be?  Now if they weren't all spread out on 3 … Continue reading Bean Chili with Walnuts & Chocolate

Apples and Butternut Squash

I inherited my current Crock Pot from a dear friend who moved to Atlanta.  She barely used her slow cooker, depending more on her pressure cooker and rice maker.   It had been a number of years since I owned a Crock Pot, maybe 10 years. I remember I have one when I walk by … Continue reading Apples and Butternut Squash

Quick n Easy Chicken Cacciatore

Sundays are a challenge for dinner planning.  Especially if the day involves kid activities; taking them to friends', having friends over or catching a movie. Yesterday afternoon and late this morning, I worked for 2 hours at a Clothing Giveaway my children's old private elementary school puts on twice a year. I staffed the refreshments … Continue reading Quick n Easy Chicken Cacciatore