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Is that a lid in your pocket?

By: | Comments Off on Is that a lid in your pocket? | On: June 5, 2013 | Category : Blog

A few months back I received a gadget for my crock pot for a review consideration. First, I like gadgets and second, I like simple, smart ideas. I also believe that If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything. So guess what? I do in fact have something nice...

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Happy Thanksgiving

By: | Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving | On: November 18, 2012 | Category : Blog

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Happy 4th of July

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 4, 2012 | Category : Blog

Happy 4th of July Here are a few quotes from our Declaration of Independence and from some of the signers. In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince whose character...

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Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 4, 2012 | Category : Blog

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs Don’t use fresh eggs. Keep them in the fridge for about a week or so before using them. Let them come to room temperature before cooking. Use a pan that will hold all the eggs in 1 single layer and cover them with at least an...

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Publix Issues Allergy Alert On Publix Beef Stew Mix

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 13, 2012 | Category : Blog

Publix Issues Allergy Alert On Publix Beef Stew Mix FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 9, 2012 – McCormick & Company, Inc. has notified Publix Super Markets of a voluntary recall for a single lot code of Publix Beef Stew Mix because it may be mispacked with brown gravy and may...

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Dec. 31, 2011 – New Year’s Crockin’ Eve

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 31, 2011 | Category : Blog

Dec. 31, 2011 – New Year’s Crockin’ Eve When: Saturday, December 31 · 6:30pm – ??? Where: In your kitchen and Happy New Year! Let’s party. Everyone’s invited. We’d love to have you all over to our house but you all wont fit. So, let’s have it at your...

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Enfamil Recall

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 23, 2011 | Category : Blog

An Infant formula death sparks other chains to recall Enfamil. Wal-Mart yanked powder after Mo. baby dies. Several more national retailers have joined Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in pulling a batch of powdered infant formula from their shelves after a Missouri newborn who consumed it apparently died of a rare bacterial...

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Super Garlic Chicken Legs

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 12, 2011 | Category : Blog

Super Garlic Chicken Legs Place the garlic in the bottom of the crock pot. In a med sized separate bowl, mix the spices together. Pour the olive oil into separate med bowl. Dip the chicken into the oil, then roll them in the spice bowl. (try to evenly coat them)...

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11/11/11 Thank You U.S. Veterans!

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 11, 2011 | Category : Blog

11/11/11 Thank You U.S. Veterans! These two simple words aren’t enough. THANK YOU! You and your families are loved, and appreciated! Feel free to leave a thank you message to a Veteran!  

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To Sear or not to Sear: That is the question:

By: | 1 Comment | On: November 8, 2011 | Category : Blog

To Sear or not to Sear: That is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the flavorless meal while saving time, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and dirty thy kitchen and raise thy glass to color and flavor. Honestly I think it’s personal...

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The 2×2 Crock-Pot® Giveaway

By: | 7 Comments | On: November 2, 2011 | Category : Blog

The 2×2 Crock-Pot® Giveaway We have our winners!! Congratulations to Tricia from NE. and Meg from MD. Hey Tricia and Meg, check your email!   Thank You to everyone who entered our 2×2 contest. We hope you enjoy the site and the recipes. A HUGE thank you to the nice...

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Wickedly Entertaining

By: | 5 Comments | On: October 30, 2011 | Category : Blog

Wickedly Entertaining Today marked the 8th anniversary of the Broadway premiere of “Wicked” the musical. The premise is an original backstory for the good witch Glinda and bad Witches from the Wizard of Oz. Wicked portrays the unlikely friendship between Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, and the ever...

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This is Halloween Light Show 2011

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 25, 2011 | Category : Blog

This is Halloween Light Show 2011 This is just fantastic. They really put a lot of work into this. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did.  Happy Halloween [youtube id=”WAXMtUCcp7o” width=”620″ height=”360″]

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Bacon Wrapped Smokies

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 23, 2011 | Category : Blog

Bacon Wrapped Smokies Take the pack of bacon cut it in 3 strips. Wrap a strip of bacon around each smokie and stick a toothpick in it. Once you have all your smokies wrapped, dump in the whole bag of brown sugar. Put the crock pot on high. Make sure...

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How to Reduce Sauce

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 22, 2011 | Category : Blog, Tips

How to Reduce Sauce Reducing is simply thickening and concentrating a sauce by boiling it—moisture evaporates, and the sauce reduces in volume while the flavor intensifies. The longer a sauce boils, the thicker it gets.  Eventually it will reduce to a glaze. “Sometimes” It’s rare, but sometimes, If my meal...

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