A Creamy Cheese Recipe Creamy Tacos is a recipe I’ve made for years, and it has been a favorite of my family and friends. It’s a great covered dish to bring to events. When you bring this dish to an event, it’s handy to have it in the slow cooker because you can plug it in and keep it on warm. However, I’ve made this plenty of times on the stove in a large pot. Seldom does my family have any left over. This recipe has Velveeta cheese in it. If you serve this to guests in your home, be sure they like cheese. MyRead More →

4-Hour and 10-Hour Slow Cooker Charro Beans There are some days just a pot of beans and cornbread sound good. Rainy days. Chilly days. Spring days. Penny-pinching days. Beans are inexpensive, and they are nutritious. Good for the whole family. Good for babies learning to eat table food. A family can cut grocery expenses and calories easily by eating beans often and growing a vegetable and herb garden. Beans and vegetables combined make a hearty and nutritious meal. The kind of beans my family ate a lot of was green beans. My dad could eat them for every meal. I’m surprised that I still likeRead More →

It’s already April 2, and I’ve challenged myself to post 30 slow cooker recipes on kitchenhospitality.com. Sound crazy to you? It does to me, too. I’ll tell you why. It’s crazy… because it takes a lot of planning to fix crockpot meals. my schedule isn’t always convenient to cook at all. I often make up my own recipes, and sometimes they don’t turn out right. But the challenge is on. This month I’ll post recipes for meals and desserts. They will include cooking times for 8-10 hours on low all day, others set for high and low, and desserts mostly for 2-3 hours. Don’t beRead More →

Planning a road trip? Be sure to include food on your list of things not to forget. When you plan your on-the-road meals, most likely, you’ll eat more nutritionally than not. Pack snacks, water, and ice in an ice chest to save calories, fat, carbs – and money. Snacks can be more than just chips and dips like taco or tortilla soup, for instance. All that’s necessary is to bring along a portable stove to heat up the soup. If you’re really into going on road trips, or you’re a professional truck driver, it would be worth it to purchase the portable 12V stove. NOTE: This postRead More →

What is on your menu for the second-largest day of food consumption in the U. S.? The big game is coming up on February 7, 2016. Try these 9 super appetizing foods for your party: Nachos Bar – Have everyone coming to your party bring an item they like on nachos. Imagine the amazing nachos deluxe that you and your friends will enjoy. Potato Bar – Bake potatoes and have each guest contribute one or two toppings. Ideas for toppings: real bacon pieces, grated cheese, sauteed veggies, sour cream, butter, chopped green onions, chopped barbecue beef and any other creations you can come up with.Read More →