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Slow-Cooker Root Beer Country Ribs

I’ve been noticing over the past several years that, in general, people want their food preparation to be as quick and easy as possible. In response to that, I’m sharing with you my 5 Ingredient recipe for Root Beer Country Ribs made in the slow cooker.

While they may not be quick (regarding cooking time), you simply can’t get any easier!

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Slow Cooker Homestyle Apple Pear Sauce with Amaretto

You guys, it’s apple season! Can you feel the slight chill in the air and the warm scent of cinnamon that is just about everywhere? Yeah, me either but I’m hopeful that it will happen soon. Even though it’s September, today in Illinois where I live the temperatures are supposed to be in the 90’s with a heat index in the 100’s. UGH! Oh well. Since there’s nothing I can do about the outside temperatures, I might as well make it feel like fall on the inside and cook up a batch of Slow Cooker Homestyle Apple Pear Sauce with Amaretto.

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Slow-Cooker BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

If you’re wondering why I used a combination of boneless, skinless chicken thighs and breasts, it’s to keep the pulled chicken as moist and flavorful as possible. Because sometimes boneless, skinless chicken breasts can be dry due to the lack of fat, I wanted to pack in as much moisture and flavor as I could.

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Chicken Thighs with Sauerkraut and Butternut Squash

I first made this dish in the fall and on the stove-top in a large Dutch oven. Since I have the taste for it again, but I don’t want to heat up the kitchen, let me show you how you can make this dish three ways. In the slow-cooker, outside on the grill, and inside in a Dutch oven.

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