Recipe: Cherry Almond Cookies (Jar Mix) | (Inter)National Cookie Month Crafty Blog Hop

I’ve always been a big fan of cookies. As a kid (ok, well into my 30s), I would make individual batches of cookies for everyone in my family for Christmas. In recent years, a smaller oven and other factors have led me to stop baking at high production levels. I still enjoy freshly baked cookies, … Read more

How To Cook A Whole Chicken in the Slow Cooker

For the past year, MC and I have been looking for ways to save time (and money) while cooking without relying on packaged foods. This post contains affiliate links. As soon as I started cooking more often, I dusted off my trusty slow cooker. Even in my small kitchen, I’ve made room for a 5-quart slow … Read more

Recipe: Chicken Pot Pie

Recently, MC and I have gotten back into the habit of cooking more regularly. With a small apartment kitchenette, cooking meals from scratch can sometimes be a pain. (I shared tips for making the most of a small kitchen in this post, if you, too, have a tiny kitchen.) This post contains affiliate links. Lately, … Read more

How to Cook Butternut Squash in the Slow Cooker

I am not much of a squash person in general, but butternut squash has always been the exception. My mom’s butternut squash soup is a Thanksgiving favorite, and I have quite a few pasta and one-pot dinner recipes that I like to add butternut squash to. But… I have terrible knife skills, so the traditional … Read more