Make Mac and Cheese in a Slow Cooker You can cook macaroni recipes like Easy Peasy Mac & Cheese in a slow cooker as well as on the stove. Macaroni and cheese is a favorite in my family. Perhaps you’ve read about my Creamy Cheesy Chicken in the Slow Cooker.  I made that recipe at my daughter’s house. However, it didn’t turn out just like I had intended. So my daughter surprised me that evening with a box of Kraft Velveeta brand of shells and cheese. I cooked it in the slow cooker, and it turned out great. Why Cook Boxed Macaroni and Cheese inRead More →

Chicken and Mac & Cheese Want to cook chicken in the crockpot but forgot to defrost the chicken? I wanted to make chicken with macaroni and cheese in the crockpot. But I forgot to thaw the chicken ahead of time. Some recipes say to put frozen chicken in the slow cooker. There are differing opinions on this. I read an article about the danger of not thawing chicken before cooking it in a slow cooker. To be sure, I defrosted mine in the microwave. The easiest way is to take it out the day before and let it thaw in the refrigerator. Next time, I’llRead More →