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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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Satisfying Slow Cooker Chicken Vesuvio

Moist and meaty chicken thighs, along with red potatoes are cooked low and slow in a white wine caper sauce for this Italian classic of Slow Cooker Chicken Vesuvio. Sometimes when I have an idea for a recipe or method I need to make it without delay! That was the case for this Slow Cooker Chicken Vesuvio. So much …

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Healthy Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder with Bacon

This recipe is also a great way to sneak extra veggies into you kids without them knowing. The creaminess doesn’t come from cream at all; it comes from cooked and pureed cauliflower. They’ll never even suspect you pulled one over on them. Score one for mom! After all, it’s done in the name of love, and that can never be wrong!

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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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Slow-Cooker Pumpkin and Blueberry Cake

I’ve been trying to use my slow-cooker on a pretty regular basis lately, but until now I’ve never baked a cake. I’m very pleased with how this Pumpkin and Blueberry Cake turned out, even though I kept peeking into the cooker because I was nervous that it would be an epic fail! Thankfully my first …

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