Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken

Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken | Something to be SavoredIt’s been brought to my attention that there is a correlation between recipe simplicity and attempts at cooking… the more simple the recipes I post are, the more likely my friends are to actually try to make them.  Well, you ask and you shall receive.  Last week I pinned an unbelievably simple crock pot recipe from Dishing with Leslie.  I love everything about it: short ingredients list, practically no prep, and did I mention it’s balsamic (yum)?
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Slow Cooker French Onion Turkey

I don’t typically make soup from a packet, but ever since I discovered this recipe, I sure as hell always have packets of french onion soup mix in my cabinet. This is  the easiest crock pot meal I have ever made. The soup mix turns into a thick, flavorful sauce that is soo delish. Three ingredients. No prep. No hassle. Just eat. Continue reading

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken

Crock Pot Orange Chicken | Something to be SavoredChinese food is not necessarily one of those things this is cheaper if you cook it yourself. It’s like, what, $2.75 for a pint of chicken lo mein? And they usually have it ready for you in about four and a half minutes? But the ability to cook something from scratch that tastes just like the “real thing” is so worth it in my book.  But not to worry, this blog is all about making things that are delicious but simple, so this recipe was just as easy as everything else I make. I’m totally not ready for the tough stuff yet.  And hey, it was a rainy day spent crafting and watching Julie and Julia, why not break out the crock pot? Continue reading