Slow Cooker Carnitas

Carnitas are one of my favorite Mexican foods to make home. Carnitas literally translates to mean "little meats." It's a pretty accurate description of what it ends up being. Little chunks of tender and juicy meat. Traditionally carnitas are the left over pieces of pork that then fried in lard or oil.  ...more

Cuban-Style Shredded Pork Panini

Cuban-Style Shredded Porkmothersapronstrings...more

~ Three Cheese Mac N Cheese ~ Better than boxed!

Creamy Three-Cheese Macaroni and Cheese + Options!mothersapronstrings ...more

Slow Cooker Taco Soup ~ A weekend a favorite

Slow Cooker Taco Soupmothersapronstrings It is hard to beat a solid recipe for taco soup. What I like about this recipe are the options for personalizing it to your family’s taste… or tastes. Spice it up or leave it hearty! Slow cooker or stove top… both get a delish end result! We ate it so quickly all I didn’t get a photo!...more

Cafe Rio Sweet Pork

Crockpot Chickpea Curry

Mondays are crazy days. I'm still holding on to my good mood from the weekend, and I'm also not quite ready to step up to the cooking plate....more

Beef Stew {Slow-cooker} Stew {Slow-cooker} I have been working on this recipe for a while.  I have finally come up with something that I am happy with and it is allergy friendly!  Yay!  A good warm, hearty meal for a cold day.  Serve with Cornbread (EF).  Enjoy! ...more

Meatless Monday No. 9 - Hungry Girl's Cornbread-Topped Dan-Good Chili

The temperature is steadily dropping, and the colder it gets the more I crave a hot, satisfying bowl of spicy chili, preferably accompanied by a side of warm cornbread... so I thought it was only logical that today's Meatless Monday experiment venture into warming chili territory. ...more

Easy Slow Cooker Pork Gyros with Greek Yogurt Tzatziki Sauce

 "Pita bread. Why can't you get like, some pita bread? We never have pita bread." This was my husband's response to my do-you-want-anything-from-the-grocery courtesy question....more