Scandinavian Pot Roast

Scandinavian Pot Roast

Scandinavian Pot Roast

Beef pot roast isn’t one of my favorite meats.  It has to have a hook, a pop, that elevates it over the pot roast my Mom used to make.  When I found this Scandinavian recipe that uses dried fruit, cinnamon and ginger, I couldn’t wait to try it.  I would change it to a crockpot recipe and the wonderful smells would float through the castle for hours! Continue reading

Amazing Crockpot Spiral Ham

Crockpot Glazed Spiral Ham

Crockpot Glazed Spiral Ham

This is a recipe where I amazed myself.  I’ve never made a spiral ham, nor have I made a ham in the crockpot.  We dine out on Easter; it’s the one holiday that I don’t cook.  So when my P.S. (Purchases Surprises/ hubby) brought home an almost 9 lb spiral cut ham, I was temporarily stumped.  I had no idea if it should be cooked or just eaten as is.  Pinterest to the rescue!  Then, bam! Success! Continue reading

Crockpot Pork Fajita Quinoa Stew

Pork Fajita Quinoa Stew

Pork Fajita Quinoa Stew

I forget  about quinoa.  It’s in clear plastic containers in the cupboard but it’s the cupboard where I put the odd things we rarely use:  Jello pudding boxes, Crystal Lite, dried fruit, granola in various forms, pearl barley, pearl tapioca, bags for roasting turkey, Kool Aid, etc.  I was looking for crockpot liners when the container tried to dive into my crockpot below.  It would be my grain of choice today and the final soup of Soup Weeks! Continue reading