Saturday, January 10, 2009

Blog Candy Time!

Hey everyone! Hope you are having a great weekend! I had a great Friday in Eugene with My Mom. We got some shopping done, hit Costco, and we grabbed a quick lunch with Marianne Walker from Copic! Guess what she gave me? Yep! She gave me a big ole handful of Copic Markers to give away to my readers! How cool is that? Marianne is the greatest! Thanks Marianne!!

I'm adding a a Lil' Peanut Crafty Clear Stamp set from Our Craft Lounge to the blog candy too! So, I will randomly draw a person's name on Monday at approximately Noon Pacific time. Leave me a comment.. any comment, but you KNOW how much I LOVE recipes. I'm totally in to the Crock Pot right now too... wink wink! :)

Here's what the lucky winner will receive:

Copic Ciao Markers:
  • YR02
  • V12
  • V09
  • BV08
  • E29
  • YR07
  • R32
  • G17
  • E21
  • 100
atyou Spica Pens:
  • Red 03
  • Lavendar 01
  • Orange 04
  • Lemon 05
Copic Pouch
Lil' Peanut Crafty Clear Stamp Set

Enjoy the rest of your weekend... I haven't gotten any stampin' done yet, but I hope to find some time this evening.


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Shannon said...

I like to make crockpot corn. You put frozen corn, cream cheese and some sugar and let it cook until the cream cheese has melted.

Shannon Wittig

Erin said...

I love to just get chicken legs and add a little water, herbs, carrots , celery and onions and cook it all day. then i debone the chicken and add cooked noodles right before im ready to serve it...

mimiburroughs said...

Hi there...I'm upstairs and can't get to my cookbook. But we had ham & swiss cheese quiche tonight. It was yummy!

Britiney said...

This is one of my favorite recipes right now. It's easy, yummy, AND healthy!!

Cheryl said...

I am looking forward to reading the crockpot ideas because I am always looking for them too. We stay in our camper alot and it is so easy to throw something in the crockpot and have dinner ready when we are. Thanks for the chance for some copics. I have never ever even touched one!!!
Cheryl Sims

Mary Dawn said...

hey, candy! we have a yummy sort of stroganoff every week that couldn't be easier

1 lb of stew meat
1 can of french onion soup
1 can of cream of mushroom
1 can of cream of celery

dump, cook, serve over egg noodles, yum

also, pick me pickme

renee said...

Roast beef in the crock pot is the best!! But you have to rub on onion soup and brown it just a couple minutes before putting in the crock pot. Really got to try it amazing what that onion soup does to the flavor of that roast. Yummy!!! have a blessed day~ hugs Renee

sisjulie1 said...

Would love a chance at some Copics! That would probably start another "gotta buy" list.

Put a round steak in your crockpot with a can of cream of mushroom soup, a package of brown gravy mix and two cups of water. I put the meat in last after I stir up the liquids. Cook all day for fall apart meat and gravy that goes great with mashed potatoes and corn.

SPT said...

I make pulled pork BBQ in the crockpot. Slice up onions and put in bottom of crockpot. Salt and pepper a pork roast put on top of the onions. Pour BBQ sauce on top. Slow cook for 8 hours. Shred the pork. Serve as sandwiches with the cooked onions and extra sauce.

Kylie Leusciatti said...

LOVE your blog. i dont expect to be in your blog candy draw as posting to australia is costly but i thought i would still write in and say you have given me inspiration many a time. and even again today with the mention of a crock pot. i am more of a pressure cooker girl(tea on the talble in 20 mins).... more time to do other important things ;)any way i must be off
KOJONUP , Western Australia

Jamie said...

I love to make a Sunday roast in the crockpot. You can even cook it from frozen. Just put your roast in the crockpot top with some sliced red onions and a family size cream of mushroom soup. If it is frozen start cooking it at 10 the night before on low and let it cook until 5 or if it is thawed you can start it at 8 in the morning and cook until 5. It is so tender and just falls apart.

Lisa Hjulberg said...

Hi Cami! I wish I could offer up a good recipe, but I'm allergic to cooking. Just kidding! But, honestly, my husband does most of the cooking for us lately. I will, however, take a look at recipes people leave you and maybe recommend one or two to Paul! Thanks for a chance to win... Lisa

Melody (lacyquilter) said...

I made some peanut butter granola bars today from a recipe I tweaked big time to satisfy my picky eaters and they loved them. Recipe is really long, but easy. If you want it, just let me know.

Janet said...

I too, love my crockpot. It's so easy to use. I just throw in any type of meat, and add some kind of liquid and voila! supper.

Thanks for sharing.

Debbie N. said...

I just made beans with ham and vegetables in my crockpot. I used left over ham and hamhock frozen from Christmas. It was good but I made sure it was made on a night that my husband didn't have to work the next day. Next time I'll make a beef stew. YUM!! I love my crockpot but should use it more often. Thanks for the chance to win. I love your blog.

Cheryl Koskakura said...

I love this soup recipe, I make it spicy! Thanks for the chance to win such wonderful candy!

Slow Cooker Taco Soup
Provided by All Recipes
Prep: 10 mins Cook: 8 hr. Ready in: 8 hr., 10 mins

1 pound ground beef
1 onion, chopped
1 (16 ounce) can chili beans, with liquid
1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans with liquid
1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, with liquid
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
2 cups water
2 (14.5 ounce) cans peeled and diced
1 (4 ounce) can diced green chile peppers
1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

Cooking Instructions
In a medium skillet, cook the ground beef until browned over medium heat. Drain, and set aside.
Place the ground beef, onion, chili beans, kidney beans, corn, tomato sauce, water, diced
tomatoes, green chile peppers and taco seasoning mix in a slow cooker. Mix to blend, and cook
on Low setting for 8 hours.

Stephanie Clegg said...

I like to make BBQ pork ribs in the crockpot. You brown some boneless ribs in the crockpot, throw in a sliced onion and BBQ sauce.

Tami said...

Great candy! I like to make crockpot salsa chicken. Boneless skinless chicken breasts and put a jar of salsa over it (along with black beans) and put it on high for 6-8 hours or low 8-10 hours. YUMMY! I like to eat it with brown rice. You can also add shredded cheddar cheese.

Susan said...

Great Blog Candy. I don't have any copic markers yet so I am definetly putting my name in for this drawing. Sorry...I'm not much of a cook so I won't be leaving you any cooking tips. LOL
Thanks for the chance.

Anonymous said...

I like to Crockpot Cook, but I don't really have any specific recipes except...put a little of this with that and what do you get recipes....Mostly, I make chili or soup in my crock pot....if you make the real deal homemade chili with dried have to prep the beans by boiling them ahead of time...which I do in a mixture of beef boullion and chili powder..oh and garlic and salt.... bring to boil and simmer for about 1-1/2 hours...IF you don't cook the beans...when you throw them in your crockpot with tomatoes, the acid in the tomatoes will not let the beans soften....I know this from experience!!!! Anyhow, after you prep your beans....put in crockpot rest of ingredients: fried ground beef...diced onion, canned tomatoes, and whatever secret ingredient you want...I like to add brown sugar...put your beans with the broth in...turn on low and at the end of the day....yum..

This is not necessarily a quick meal to put in the's worth the morning prep to have it nice and savory by the end of the day!


Anonymous said...

I am another crockpot lover too, love how easy it makes my life, have you ever tried "pulled pork" I use this recipe but use my crock pot instead... supper easy and very yummy!!!!

Thanks, Bonnie

Mary said...

Always enjoy reading your blog and seeing your wonderful creations. Don't have a crockpot recipe handy, but have enjoyed reading the recipes that have been posted. Thanks for offering this great blog candy!!!

Theresa said...

My sister told me about this easy dish. Just take an entire bag of frozen hashbrowns. Mix it with one can Cream Of Celery soup, shredded cheddar cheese, and diced ham. Bake it at 350 for a good long while. I have started adding a small amount of shredded onion, too. Yummy, but bad for you.

Jana Weaver said...

Oooohhhh...Copics! I'm making dinner right now, but it's just a beef roast from Trader joes with some pasta (my crazy family doesn't eat potatoes...can you believe it?) and some brocolli. No recipes tonight.

sandie994 said...

Not a crockpot recipe but yummy anyway.
Potato Soup
8 cups diced potatoes
3 cans chicken broth
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 cup diced carrots
1 cup diced celery
1 cup onions
salt and peper to taste

1 8 oz philadelphia cheam cheese

Mix first 7 ingredients in a large pot (at least 6 quarts)
Cover and bring to a full boil, reduce heat, remove lid and stir with a wooden spoon and watch carefully until vegetables are tender--turn off heat and while it is still very hot--not boiling. add 8 oz block of cream cheese cut up in small pieces, stir until it is melted. enjoy!!

Gabriela said...

Recipes? As in culinary? No fair! I don't cook! But I did spy my DH tossing chicken pieces into the crock pot the other day, dumped a whole bottle of BBQ sauce over said chicken, and set the crock pot to LOW for 8 or 9 hours. The BBQ chicken was out of this world! Fell right off the bone!

Stampwithjoni said...

This is my first post here, so I am hoping I will be lucky ;) ;)

Cheesy Hashbrowns
1 bag frozen shredded Hashbrowns
1 can crm mshm soup
1 can crm chkn soup
8 oz sour cream
16 oz shredded mont jack/colby
Lawrys seasoning & garlic salt to taste. Cook about 1-2 hrs. D-lish!

Dannie Graves said...

I was going to leave a recipe for Taco Soup, but it looks like someone else beat me to it. Thanks for the chance to win!

Connie said...

Crockpot Pork Chops are so easy! Mix flour,sage, salt and pepper - coat pork chops and brown in oil. Put in crockpot one can cream of chicken soup- put chops on top. Top with onions or mushrooms or both and let it cook several hours. The porkchops are so tender and the soup makes a nice gravy to have over rice!! Yummy!

Crystal said...

BBQ Beef if what I usually make in the crock pot. Simple, and most everyone will eat it at my house!

Anonymous said...

I once stayed at an inn where they had spiced cider in the crockpot available in the afternoon. It was quite yummy!


Stephanie said...

Here's a favorite for a cold winter day (crock pot or stove top).

Halupki (Stuffed Cabbage) Soup
- 1 1/2 carton beef broth
- 2 large cans diced tomatoes
- cabbage (cut up into small pieces)
- ground beef (1 - 2 pounds, cooked)

I add rice when serving otherwise it swells up.

Jane Bosi said...

Oh.....ME ME, Pick me!!! I love that little ellie! Ellie's are big deals around our house....:) If you are looking for crock pot recipes, there's a blog you have to check out:

She used her crock pot EVERY DAY for a year! Cool!

Angji said...

Ok that stamp set is toooo CUTE! I love elephants, especially after watching the Planet Earth series. They are so hardy and resourceful. Ok running on here. I don't use my crockpot much. Just for cooking my whole chicken for chicken and dumplings. Pick me please! :)

Syme Family said...

I imagine you could do this in a crock pot. I have only done it in a dutch oven. Chicken (I usually use boneless skinless chicken breasts) + 1 can of Coke + 2 cups of ketchup =Yummy! Cook until chicken is cooked all the way through.
Would love to win this. I have yet to use a copic and would like to try them out!
Leslie Syme

broni (waterchild12) said...

Oh, you're gonna love this!


~Lana B.~ said...

I too am always on the lookout for recipes...i copied stephanie's for halupki soup in the crockpot! halupkies are ONLY found in Pa Dutch country...which is where i'm from! I can't wait to try it..thanks stephanie!
Oh yeh...pick me for the blog candy! That is totally awesome!!!!!!!
~Lana B~

wendyp said...

I am not much of a cook, so I just kinda wing it when it comes to the crock pot. One of my families absolute favorites is stew. I just throw in a chuck roast, cut into 1-2 inch pieces, 5-6 potatoes quartered, 4-5 carrots, an onion and a bit of pepper. Cook all day. I just love how yummy the house smells all day. One might actually think I can cook by the smell of it, LOL!

pbo said...

I would love to have some Copic markers! I love to cook, but not much in the crockpot! I do really enjoy reading your blog and other crafty bloggers who live in our beautiful state of Oregon!

H. said...

wow! no good recipe ideas here (sorry!) but had to post anyway for a chance at this amazing prize. love your blog!

The Crazy Life of a Navy Wife said...

I would LOVE to win this blog candy, but unfortunately do not have any recipes. I am definitely not a cook, but always wish I had time and energy for trying it!!! I hardly have time to stamp!

Julie said...

What great blog candy. I can't think of a good recipe off the top of my head. However, I love the idea and will be looking at other's crock pot ideas.

Kerry J. said...

Oooh thanks for the chance to win! I'm sure I've left my recipe for Italian crockpot chicken here before - it's still my fave!!

Melissa Miller said...

I like pulled pork with NY Spedie sauce. Put pork tenderloin in the crockpot, add bottle of NY Spedie sauce and half cup water. Let simmer for 10 hours. I live in NY and this sauce is a popular item! Available at most grocery stores. Ohhh... love your stamps and am hoping to start my collection by winning some candy!

Tori Wild said...

Beef and Noodles are my favorite in the crockpot-- I get stew beef, salt and pepper to taste... add two cups of beef broth and then cook it on low most of the day--- about an hour before we're ready to eat, I through in a bag or two of Reames Egg Noodles (the precooked ones)-- and warm until the noodles are soft and ready to eat. SUPER GOOD comfort food!! :)

Melanie Kulig said...

Favorite Crockpot Sausage Appetizer:
1 package of cocktail sausages
1 bottle of cocktail sauce (usually found near the ketchup)
1 small jar of grape jelly
Put all into a crockpot and cook on low for about 3 hours or longer.
Serve them wtih fancy toothpicks.

Pegg S said...

I don't have a crockpot, so don't have any recipes to share. It sounds like such a great addition to the kitchen. Maybe when I have a house one day. For now, the George Foreman grill makes quick and healthy weeknight meals. Just grill up some chicken for over pasta or salads or with som roasted vegetables.

Melissa Sauls said...

OH wowowow!! Thanks so much for the chance to win Copics AND the cutest stamp set!!! I just got back from Archiver's and was looking for Our Craft Lounge and couldn't find any. :( Guess this just means I have to place an order online! ;)

Nicole said...

HI GIRL, the easiest recipe I have by far for crockpot is barbecued porkchops. I get the THICKEST (bone in or boneless), and stack them on top of each other, covering each one with barbecue sauce so that there is BBQ inbetween and all around, then put it on low for 6-10 hours depending on how hot your crockpot cooks! Mine seems to cook really HOT on even the low setting, so mine are done in 6 hours!

Thanks for the chance to win some goodies!

retiredheather said...

Well I am a rotten person who hates to cook so no reciepe from me. I do enjoy blog candy though.

JGolub said...

I don't have any recipes for you, but would LOVE the copics!

Angela Lemmons said...

Sadly, I'm not much of a crock pot cooker, but here is my favorite cookie recipe!! Combine 1 box cake mix (any flavor - Devil's Food is the best), 2 eggs, 1/2 cup vegetable oil, and 1 cup chocolate chips (or other mix-in) and drop onto baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 miuntes, YUM!! YUM!! YUM!! Thanks for the blog candy - hope I win!

Amy said...

What awesome blog candy!!! Here is my recipe submission. ;-)


Italian Stuffed Acorn Squash-Crock Pot Recipe

4¼ hours | 15 min prep

1 large acorn squash, halved and seeded
olive oil
1 cup water
1/2 cup wild rice
1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds or pine nuts (I have used sunflower seeds too)
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1 cup vegetable broth
1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese or feta cheese
Cut squash in half and scoop out seeds.
Brush squash halves with olive oil and place in slow cooker (slice off bottoms to level, if necessary).
Pour 1 cup water into the cooker, around (not into) squash.
In a small bowl, combine wild rice blend, pumpkin seeds or pine nuts, minced garlic, tomato paste, salt, pepper, and spices; stir until well-mixed.
Stuff rice mixture into each squash half.
Slowly pour about 1/2 cup vegetable broth into each squash cavity until full (don't let stuffing overflow).
Pour any remaining broth around squash.
Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
Just prior to serving, sprinkle with crumbled cheese.

Peggy Maier said...

This is the right question to ask, since I'm putting a roast in my crockpot tonight! I layer the roast, 1 can Cream of Mushroom soup & 1 can French Onion soup. Cook on low for 8 hrs. So good with mashed potatoes & a salad.

Angela said...

YAY for Copics!! Love them!! As for recipes? I will just enjoy reading all your comments to get ideas. Because I am not very good in the kitchen!! :)

Tracey said...

Fabulous giveaway!! I would love love love to win this!!

I wish I had a fabulous recipe to share but nope sorry. I love my crockpot though so maybe I can pick up some yummy stuff to make from your comments too!! I so don't use it enough.

Lori said...

I haven't tried copics yet (sigh) but hope to soon, this would sure help :0) wink, wink !!

We are fussy eaters, but everyone enjoys this simple

Italian Style Crockpot Chicken

6 to 8 frozen boneless chicken breast halves
1 envelope French's Brand Italian Spaghetti Sauce - dry mix
1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
1 small can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
Parmesan Cheese
Place the chicken in the crock. Sprinkle the dry mix spaghetti sauce over top. Add the can of tomatoes and the can of tomato sauce.
Cook all day [7 to 9 hours] on LOW or 1/2 Day [3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours] on HIGH.
Serve with Penne pasta and top with Parmesan Cheese.


Froggy said...

wow....what an awesome prize!!! I love the stamps!!

Darlene L said...

Crockpot BB Que Meatballs

Just throw in frozen meatballs (I buy pre-made), top with your favorite BB sauce, add some chopped onion and brown sugar. Let them cook away on low all day or maybe on high for just a few hours. YUMMY!

Thanks for the blog candy chance--I have been wanting some Copics for sometime and they are just not in my budget (unemployed for almost 1 yr now--arrrgh). What's a stamper to do!

Cathy said...

I love crockpot recipes also. I am upstairs now and don't have my book with me right now, I read the other posts and some of them sounds so good.
Thanks for the chance to win, would love to win the copics, I don't have any yet, but interested in them for sure.

Anonymous said...

I like to make chicken soup in the crock pot. I use the whole chicken, carrot, and Chinese dry mushroom. Add some salt and fill the water up and let it cook at 350 degrees over night. Wake up in the morning and the kitchen is filled with the fragrance of the mushroom. Very easy and convenience.

Gail S. said...

I got a crockpot cookbook for Christmas and love it! Haven't tried this recipe YET but my husband wants me to. We raise cattle so we like to cook beef recipes.
Cola Roast
3 lb. beef roast
1.35 oz. pkg. of onion soup mix
2 12 oz. cans of cola
Place roast in slow cooker; sprinkle with onion soup mix and pour cola over the top. Cover and cook on low setting for 7-8 hours. Serves 8-10 people.
Thanks for a chance to win some stamps and copics!!

Brandi Parshley said...

How cute is that elephant?! I'm so awful with the crock-pot! My husband has banned it except for pot roast! How sad is that!? I hope you get some fantastic recipes though!

Kate Cecil said...

our big family - Crock Pot cooking is my favorite way to go!! Try these:

1 pork tenderloin, 12 oz of beef broth and 1/2 cup of pure maple syrup - slow cook for 6 hours. tender and tasty!!

Double pack of Lil' Smokies, small jar grape jelly and regular bottle of Catalina Salad dressing, slow cook for 3 - 4 hours. this makes a great finger foods dish for a party, I call it Sweet and Tangy Pups.

I love your blog, thanks for all you share with us.

Chrissy said...

I make taco soup. A can of black beans, a can of corn, a can of diced tomoatoes (with chiles for kick) all undrained. Mix with a package of Hidden Valley Ranch dry mix and a taco seasoning packet. Unbelievable!

GabrielaD said...

first off... he is the cutest little elephant ever.

Okay, on to the recipe.

1 lb of ground beef
1 can of red kidney beans
1 cup of tomato sauce
1 can of diced tomatoes
1/2 packet of hot chocolate
1/2 tsp chili powder (or adjust to your taste)

Brown the ground beef on the stove top. Drain & put into slow cooker. Add the beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, hot chocolate mix, and chili powder. Mix together. Set slow cooker on high for 1 hour or on low for two hours. Sprinkle cheddar cheese on top. Serve with yellow corn tortilla chips.

My mom swears by this recipe. She gave it to me recently and although I have not made it myself I have had it at my moms and it is super good.

Kristen Poindexter said...

I like easy things like calling for Chinese or Pizza!

Debbie said...

We make an original recipe my Hubby named 'Chili Pig'. Into the crockpot place a pork roast and top it with 2 cans of chili. Cook it all day. At the end of the day, pull out the pork and shred with two forks. Stir back into the chili and serve.


Brenda said...

I see someone has already posted a Taco Soup, but I will post mine anyways.

1 lb. browned hamburger
1 can corn
1 can black beans
1 can olives
2 cups water
1 or 2 packages of taco seasoning
cool on low 3-4 hours.
I like to top mine with grated cheese and sour cream. YUM and it takes me 5 mins. as I buy the large packages of hamburger ar Costco and brown up a bunch a hamburger all at once and them freeze it. for this recipe you don't even need to thaw it out. You can also cook this on the stove fro about a 1/2 hour.

Thank you for the chance to win some copics and one of your wonderful stamp sets.

Anonymous said...

I love crockpot dinners...funny this winter I haven't made any yet. I like a pork roast in the crock pot...have a yummy recipe that includes apples and maple syrup. It's wonderful!


Mary said...

Hardly use the crockpot, have never used Copics, LOVE that elephant; would like the chance to try them all out.

ctemommy said...

My family loves swiss steak in the crockpot. Super easy, round steak cut into pieces, swiss steak seasoning packet (found by the gravy packets) tomato sauce. Cook all day on low and we serve over rice but can be served with potatoes or noodles. Yummy!

Pam H said...

This is really good and easy.
Meat with Au Jus
4-5 lbs meat
21 oz. beef broth
1 can beer
2 tsp. sugar
1 pkg. onion soup mix
1-2 tsp. minced garlic

Roast 7-8 hours... Good for bbq sandwiches if you drain the liquid or Commercial sandwiches if you turn the liquid into gravy...

Pamela said...

It looks like you have a lot of great recipes to try. I don't have one this time, but I will be on the lookout.

Thanks for a chance to win and have a great day.

pscole3467 at gmail dot com

Terri E. said...

Here is the latest crock pot reccipe that I have. I packet of taco seasoning and 2 cup of chicken broth mix in crock pot. Add chicken breasts and cook (I cooked on low for 5 hours). Shread chicken and serve with taco condiments.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Sharon said...

Here's an easy one - take a few chicken breasts - put in crockpot with a little salsa on top; slice an onion over top and let it cook while you are stamping!!


Lueyes said...

We moved in Sept and I still haven't found all my cookbooks; so i am pretty much cooking by the seat of my pants. We had beef vegetable soup tonight with the broth I had made and frozen from bones of the Christmas roast beef. Just carrots, celery, onion, tomatoes, rice, pesto and parmesan cheese. It was good!

Tamara said...

Thanks for a chance to win some copics...that is amazing.
Also, thanks for suggesting crockpot cooking...a dobule prize.

Tracy Durcan said...

Woohoo!! Thanks for the fabulous blog candy! I love your cards :)

inkedx2 said...

I use a tequila lime marinade and chicken wings to make delicious wings for an appetizer. Easy and good. Thanks for the chance to win some goodies!


Amber said...

Great candy!
This is soooooooo good!


1/2 cup spinach (frozen)
1 cup artichoke hearts
8 oz cream cheese
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp crushed red peppers
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp garlic powder
dash pepper

Finely chop spinach and artichoke. Boil spinach and artichokes in 1 cup water on medium heat for 10 minutes. Drain well.

In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave the cream cheese for one minute or enough to soften. Add all ingredients together and serve.

May be kept in a slow cooker to keep warm. Recipe may be doubled.

Anonymous said...

Yea....copics!! What a nice blog candy give away. Can't share any recipes as I'm not a cook!!! I would love some copics to use on my cards. Great blog...keep the creations coming! -- LaCee

Rachel said...

I'll be coming back to read all the comments. I'm always looking for crockpot recipes.

Jazzy Roast

Mix 1 cup beef broth/bouillon, 1 can Rotel tomatoes, and 1 can cream of mushroom soup. Put a 2-3 lb. roast in the crockpot. Add chunks of onion, potatoes and carrots. Pour the liquid over the roast & veggies. Cook on low for 9 hours. Great flavor and makes alot of "juice" which is perfect over some Southern Style biscuits.

Patti Chesky said...

Place a pork shoulder roast, add 1 1/2 cups chicken broth around roast.

Add large diced onion, 2 cloves garlic (smashed) to the broth

Sprinkle roast with salt, cumin, a little dried oregano

Cook on low for 10 hours

When done, remove from crock pot and shred with two forks.

This shredded pork is perfect for tacos, carnitas.

Use leftovers with BBQ sauce for a pulled pork sandwich.

Cheri Howard said...

Yummy, yummy candy! ;o)

If you love your crockpot, get the Fix It and Forget for Crockpots cookbook - soooooo many great recipes in there!

Holly said...

Not a whiz in the kitchen by any stretch but if you buy the slowcooker packets in the spice isle they can make great meals.

Holly B

Anonymous said...

WOW Great stuff!!!
I just got a new crock pot for Christmas I too need some good thing to make!
NOTHING GOES better with a crock pot than NEW RUBBER & COPIC markers!!
Ciny YLM

Mary said...

Ok this is not a crock pot soup but I really think you will like it. Green Chili Chicken Soup
This is sooooooooo good. I make this soup for just about every potluck or when I need to feed a lot of people. I also keep copies of the recipe printed out and take with me whenever I take the soup. People Always ask for the recipe !
Hope you enjoy. Would love to know what you think.

3 chicken bouillon, cubes
5 14 oz. cans chicken broth
6 cups milk (I use skim)
3 pounds chicken breasts, cooked
1-teaspoon garlic powder, or fresh garlic
1 onion, medium, finely chopped
1 green chili, Bueno Mild chopped
1/4 green chili, Bueno Hot, chopped
4 to 5 green chili, roasted, chopped (opt)
1 cup half and half
salt and pepper
1 1/2 sticks butter
1-cup flour
Bring chicken broth and cubes to a boil in a large pot. Add cooked chicken, green chili, onion, and garlic. Simmer 20 minutes. Add milk bring to a boil again. Meanwhile, in a small pan, melt butter, and then add flour cooking until paste like. Slowly add to boiling soup. Soup will begin to thicken. Simmer for 30 minutes. If simmering longer, stir often. Just before serving add half and half. Serve with flour tortillas. May keep leftovers refrigerated for 3-4 days.

Lorraine said...

Sorry, Cambria, I'm afraid I don't have any recipes for you. We use the crock pot, but mostly we just make our normal oven recipes and they cook in it all day. Great blog candy!

Michelle said...

What a great giveaway! I don't have a crockpot -shocking, I know! Mine died a few years ago and I never got around to replacing it. I like simple stir fry dishes - tonight I julienned carrots, zucchini, peppers and onions and added some pre-cooked shrimp for some fast shrimp fajitas. Yummy!

Kristin O said...

Cool, what a great giveaway! Thanks for always sharing great ideas and inspiration! Have you ever compiled all the recipes somewhere? I tried to copy a bunch when you asked for them last year, but it got huge and I think I lost it!

Crafty Cathy said...

I'm a crafte, not a cooker! I'm blessed with a DH who loves to cook, so I let him. I have played with the crock pot before but best leave it to professionals. :o) I do love Copics and have been pining for Mr. Peanut since he was released. Thanks for the great candy opportunity!

Kathy said...

Wow, what fantastic blog candy ! i have been drooling over the renditions i have seen of Peanut. My favorite recipe for the crock pot is to throw a lb of stew meat, 1 can of tomato sauce, about 4 carrots slice thick , 2 sweet onions (chopped large), 4 large celery sticks (sliced), 2 large potatos (cut into chunks) and half a dozen mushrooms (quartered) into pot cover with water and cook on low while you craft. Eat when desired.
Kathy Thisted

AnnMarie said...

One of my favorite crock pot recipes is called Pizza Chicken. Place chicken strips/breasts (either!) in crock pot. Season with garlic powder. Cover with sliced green peppers and chopped onion. Pour favorite spaghetti sauce over and let cook on low all day. Serve over cooked egg noodles and top with sprinkled shredded cheese...yummm-o! : )

Dee in Oklahoma said...

Thank you for the opportunity to win some fab prizes.
I got a crock pot for Christmas but have not used it yet..I am looking forward to seeing some of the wonderful recipes.

Anonymous said...

I've never used Copic Markers. It would be nice to win some. Thanks.


2stampis2b said...

Here'a really simple crockpot recipe:

Beef roast
Jar of whole peperoncini over top, juice and all.
Cook all day.

Remove whole peppers, shred meat into juice.

Serve on hoagies with provolone cheese and slice peperoncini rings.


Charlene H. said...

Wow! Great recipes. I don't cook very much in my crock pot - mostly because I forget to use it. The main thing I do cook in it is a roast - either pork or beef. I usually add a couple of cans of cream of chicken soup (I don't like mushrooms) and a package of Lipton Onion Soup Mix. Stir it up and stick the roast in. Makes great gravy. Thanks for the awesome blog candy.

SusanH said...

Wow, copics and elephants! what more could a girl want? And I don't use a crockpot - some of the recipes look pretty good, I may have to get one. Oh wait! I have used one for the velveeta cheese, rotel tomatoes, and sausage dip - good stuff with corn chips!

Sue said...

Bean soup in the Crockpot

4 cans of pinto, white, and/or northern beans---rinsed (any mixture will do)

1 onion-diced
1 to 2 cups of diced ham

sautee onion and ham together

3or 4 small cans of chkn broth(depending on how much soup broth you want)

1 pkg of Knorr Vegetable soup mix

Add everything to your crockpot and simmer until hot!

This is so yummy and easy!

StampinCathy said...

Wow this is some sweet candy. Copics and ths cute stamp set. Here is a great recipe.
Saucy Swiss Steak
Serves 4 and cooks 4hrs 15mins

1/4 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing 1 boneless chuck blade or shoulder steak (1 lb.), cut into 4 pieces 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup tomato paste 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained 1/2 cup beef broth 1 cup chopped green peppers (about 1 medium) 1/2 cup shredded KRAFT Swiss Cheese

HEAT dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Meanwhile, coat steaks evenly with flour; gently shake off excess flour. Add to skillet; cook 2 to 3 min. on each side or until each steak is browned on both sides. Remove from heat; cover to keep warm.

COMBINE tomato paste, tomatoes and broth in slow cooker. Add steaks and peppers; cover with lid. Cook on HIGH 3 to 4 hours.

SPRINKLE with cheese just before serving.

Thanks for a chance.

Scrap Just 4 Fun said...

i dont' cook or at least not on a crockpot :)... but i am apprecaiting this opportunity! thank you! those copic marker have my attention and one day i will take the plunge and get them...

stampylisa said...

doesn't need a crockpot, but all ya need is some rotisserie chicken-pulled off the bone, a can of black beans, a can of Rotel brand tomatoes (whichever flavah is your fave), and a can of corn or black olives. Then make up a pot of brown rice (reg or the 10 min kind) and mix all the above and throw in the chicken. This is better the second day, but great w/tortilla chips, on heated tortillas and if you want, you can jazz it up w/some shredded cheese or sour cream. buon appetit!

Heather said...

I don't have a recipe right now but so I'd thought I'd just say hi.
Hope you are having a fabulous weekend!

Dani said...

Sorry I don't have any recipes for ya... I'm always looking for some, too, and I think I'm going to steal some that other people have posted! YUM! But thanks for a great chance to win some goodies!

Melissa said...

Ooh! I love crockpot meals . . .so easy . . .how bout crockpot lasagna:
1 bottle spaghetti sauce
1/2 cup water
1 lb. hamburger, browned&drained
1pint cottage cheese
mozzerella cheese
lasagna noodles (broken into smaller pieces) Layer in crockpot and simmer for 3 hours on high.

Vicki said...

Wow, thanks for the chance to win. Sorry I can't help with a recipe (maybe I should cook more, or ever :)). Some of these recipes look great!

Betty said...

sorry it's not a crock but it's fun:
love the cards
Wacky Cake
1 1/2 c flour
1 c sugar
1 tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1/3 c vegetable oil
1 Tbsp vinegar
2 tsp vanilla
1 c water
Sift dry ingredients into a greased 8 ince pan. Make 3 depressions. Put oil in one, vinegar in one and vanilla in one. Pour water over mixture; mix well. Bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Serve from same pan.

bandwife said...

What a wonderful stapmp set! I've never used the Copic markers yet, not one sells them in my area but love what I've seen. The only recipe I have that's used lots is Crock Pot Lasagne
1 lb ground beef
1 bottle tomato sauce
16 oz cottage cheese
4 cups mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
1 lb lasagna noodles
Brown beef, add cottage cheese melt. Add tomato sauce. Layer sauce mixture, lasagna noodles and cheese, repeat untill all is layered. Cook on high 3-4 hours or low 6-8 hours. Enjoy!

Ros said...

Don't have a crockpot, but love to make mars bar slice. So yummy...

3 x 60g mars bars (cut into small pieces)
3 cups rice bubbles
90g butter
200g milk chocolate
30g butter (extra)

Grease a slice tray
Melt chopped mars bars and 90g butter together in a saucepan
Stir over low heat until smooth
Stir in rice bubbles and press into greased tray
Melt extra butter and chocolate until smooth
Spread chocolate evenly over tray and refridgerate until set

Nelda Deakins said...

A Whole chicken fryer, cleaned & patted dry, spread with a little margarine or butter over breast area, 1/2 can each of Cream of Mushroom and Cream of Celery Soups, handful of baby carrots layered around chicken - cook on slow few hrs. (this depends upon crockpot, as cooking times vary). Remove chicken and add cooked rice to soupy broth for 30 minutes.
Delicious! Nelda
nelda mc765 @ charter .net

Deidre Mooney said...

easy recipe for you...chicken breasts or pork crockpot..dump a jar of salsa (or the rest of the 3 different jars in your fridge) 2 cans rinsed and drained black beans and cook all day on low! Yummy serve over rice...count me in on the chance at the copics!!! Deidre M

texasjodylynn said...

Hi Cami!

Crockpot Chicken Stew

Cube and saute boneless chicken breast with salt and pepper. Then dump in crock pot with some frozen corn, chicken stock, green chile, canned tomatos (drained), cilantro, oregano (dry) and salt. Then, after it has simmered for several hours, serve it with tortilla chips and throw in some jack cheese. I made it the other day and it was yummy. :)

Shannon said...

It's 1:30 am so I'm not going to be able to come up with a recipe at this time. I do love when you meet up with Mrs Copic!

apron girls said...

My favorite is a roast, 2 cans cream of mushroom, chopped celery, carrots, tomatoes, onions, cabbage, and potatoes, and 2 cans chicken broth. Cook for 8 hours and you've got your pot roast ready!

Elaine said...

have you ever had a nordy bar? not a crock pot, but you will need to have a treat after dinner anyway...Here goes:
melt 1 stick butter; add 1 1/2 C butterscotch chips & 1/2 C brown sugar. Stir until chips are almost melted; add 2 egss. In separate bowl mix 1 1/2 C flour, 1/2 t salt, 2t baking powder then pour into the mix. Add 2t vanilla, 2C mini marshmallows, and 1C chopped pecans. spread into pan & bake 28 minutes at 350. Remove from oven & cool. Cut into bars - DEVOUR....

Elaine said...

Oh shoot- you need to also add 2C chocolate chips to the mix...I did it from memory and obviously am getting old because I forgot them in the first post!

Faith said...

Oh my goodness.... I've got my cooking to do. Great recipes... I don't think I saw one for the meatballs. All I've done for the football team or group of people, is take the big bag of frozen meatballs, mix in some favorite sauce, bbq, sweet and sour, etc... put it on for a few hours and you have happy people...

Thanks for a chance to win,

Kelley said...

Sorry, no good recipes- My hubby is the cooker in the family :) Thanks for the chance to win though!

lori said...

yuummy! Sorry - I don't cook - I'd rather make reservations! But - I would love to win this oh-so-cute set with the Copics!


Lastel said...

Awesome cards for the cards 4 kids , I am sending some too , about 45 or so !

Sam said...

you're giving away copics!?!? I still haven't managed to get my hands on any!! I don't have a crockpot, but my Mum made some amazing slow roast pork over christmas, she put some sort of apple-y sauce over and and a TON of garlic and cooked it for about seven hours!! It was fabulous!

Anyway, this is too good not to pass on, so I have added your link to my candy sidebar. Thank you!

Geralyn said...

Don't have a recipe today but would love to win some blog candy.

Sumtoy said...

heres my ya babe

TA Carbone said...

This was so nice of her to give these to you for a blog candy and the stamp set is the best. Now what is Spica Pens as that is new to me


Nettie said...

I love a beef roast cooked in a crock pot. To make I usually just buy a cheap cut of meat, brown it on all sides with a little oil, drain it,. Place in a crock pot with about 1 cup of water some onions a beef boullion cube and leave it be. Yum!

Thanks for a chance at this equally delicious candy

Kay said...

Hi- WOW- A chance to win some copics!!! I would LOVE to try them!!! Thanks for the chance to win some!! Thanks so much for ALL the sharing you do with your wonderful projects. Your blog is a MUST see everyday!!! You are such an inspiration to us!!! ALL the recipes I was going to try and leave you have already been given but our favorite is slow cooked roast with spices, then shred it and add BBQ sauce with onion rolls!! Hugs Kay M.

Anne Marie said...

If you are in to crockpot you have to check out this blog Hope you enjoy and thanks for the blog candy offer.

StampMom said...

In the spirit of New Year resolutions, here's a South Beach-friendly crockpot recipe that's great as is or plopped on top of salad, rolled in a fajita, etc.:

1 lb ground turkey breast/ lean beef
14 1/2 oz diced tomatoes -- canned, no sugar
14 1/2 ounces black beans – canned, drained
14 1⁄2 oz can garbanzo beans drained
Taco seasoning
1 package ranch-style dressing mix
2 cups salsa or picante sauce

Brown meat and drain fat. Put all ingredients in crock-pot and cook on high for 4 hours.

debhorst said...

my families favorite is so simple

a bag of frozen meatballs and then a jar of spag sauce poured over top

cook on low for 4=5 hours and you have perfect meat ball for meatball subs yummy

thanks for the great candy offer

Barb said...

I would LOVE Copics! My favorite crock pot recipe is Swiss Steak. Take round steak, cut it into serving sizes. Pour a can of Cream of Mushroom Soup and a packet of Lipton Onion soup and a little water over the top. Cook all day on high. Serve over noodles or mashed potatoes. I hope I'm your winner!

Anonymous said...

Sorry I don't have a recipe. I do enjoy looking on your blog everyday and seeing what is new! Thank you!

Diane said...

One of my favorites and easiest ,and we just had it, is an arm roast, then I "dump" a can of Campbell's French Onion soup and a can of water over it, it makes the best, moist meat ever, and then I strain all the "stuff out" and make this wonderful rich gravy with the broth! It also smells as yummy as it tastes, while its cooking...Its an all dayer on low, perfect! Thanks for the chance at your yummy copics and stamp set!!

pescbrico said...

I think I should read all the comment you've got to get some idea for meal too!
Thanks for the chance to win!

Lezleigh said...

Wish I could give you a great recipe, but I have a sign in my kitchen that says "I only have a kitchen because it came with the house"....reality hurts sometimes when you face up to the fact you're not a good cook...(and always on Weight Watchers!!)

Thanks for the offer of copics, very appreciated!

Anonymous said...

i`m not much of a cook either,but i`d love a chance to win!

karen adams

MJ said...

Oh how sweet is this. I am in on this one, don't hop on many of these but when they have Copics I do! Here is a recipe from the Dinner Tonight Blog.

Southwest Meatloaf Burgers


Serves 4

* 1 1/4 pounds ground beef chuck
* 1/4 cup plain dried breadcrumbs
* 1 cup (about 1 bunch) scallions, minced
* 4 cloves garlic, minced
* 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons tomato-based chili sauce
* 1 large egg, lightly beaten
* 1 tablespoon chili powder
* 2 teaspoons ground cumin
* Coarse salt and ground pepper
* Warmed tortillas, for serving (optional)
* Pickled jalapeno slices, for garnish (optional)


1. In a large bowl, combine beef, breadcrumbs, scallions, garlic, 1/2 cup chili sauce, egg, chili powder, cumin, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Using your hands, mix just until combined; do not overmix.
2. Divide beef into 4 equal portions. Form each portion into a 4-inch-diameter patty, about 1 1/2 inches thick. Place on a plate; cover tightly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate until ready to use, up to overnight.
3. Preheat oven to 425 degrees with rack in center. Transfer patties to a rimmed baking sheet. Bake until browned, about 15 minutes.
4. Lightly brush tops and sides of patties with remaining 3 tablespoons chili sauce. Return to oven; cook until an instant-read thermometer inserted into center registers 160 degrees. 5 to 10 minutes more. Serve immediately, with tortillas, jalapenos, and radishes, if desired.

Jannette said...

I have a crockpot and I know I should use it more but my hubby does most of the cooking. If I do use the pot it's throw a roast in with a can of aujus, onion, water to cover. I know my hubby adds more stuff but I don't know what. Garlic most likely. Thanks for the great give a way.

Jannette D.

just me....lynn said...

I just throw some veggies (whatever i happen to have) along with some tomato juice and some cooked ground beef and some macaroni and i get veggie soup - easy peasy and its great!!

Heather "Hev" said...

Hello Cambria :)

I would just add all my favourite vegies to any leftover roast meat - make a gravy and let it simmer for a couple of hours - yummo!!

Have a lovely day
Hugs Heather

beth g said...

I make BBQ Beef sandwiches. At night I put into the bottom of the crock pot a light coating of dried chopped onion and 3 cloves of minced garlic then I put the beef roast fat side down. When I wake up in the am I drain off the fat/water (keep a little in the crock) and I flip the roast. When I come home for lunch I use 2 forks and pull apart the meat and add one bottle of Sweet Baby Rays BBQ sauce. I serve this on buns with broccoli and a salad as my side dish. enjoy

Melissa said...

Wow - copic markers I've really been wanting to try these some more.
As far as recipes I'm not a very good cook. I just tried this one from Real Simple and like it because it's quick (I'm more of a OMG what's for dinner I'm starving!)

Angel Hair with Spicy Shrimp
15 min serves 4

¾ lb angel hair pasta or spaghetti
1 T olive oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 lb frozen peeled and deveined medium shrimp, thawed
¾ c dry white wine
¼ t crushed red pepper
kosher salt
2 T butter

Cook pasta according to directions. Drain and return to pot.
Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic, cook, stirring for 1 minute (do not let it brown). Add the shrimp, wine, rep pepper and ½ teaspoon salt. Simmer until the shrimp are opaque, 2-3 minutes. Stir in the butter until melted. Toss the pasta with the shrimp mixture.

Good LUCK to everyone!

Tracy said...

Cami-I gave you my best recipes last week, lol! Looks like Broni shared the motherload, I will be checking that out myself! Great items to give away!

Carol said...

I love making chicken noodle soup in the crockpot using Mrs. Grass soup mix. Super easy all you do is add chicken and ingredients in package plus water. Thanks for the chance to win blog candy!


Various said...

Great blog - but I have no great recipes for you sorry. Would love to add the pens to my collection.
Thanks for sharing

Cat said...

how sweet of you both! i don't have any copics - honestly, i'm afraid to start buying them :)

i have loved my crockpot this year - here's an easy recipe. instead of a recipe however, i'm going to share a website - this woman has some WONDERFUL recipes she's tried on her family this past year.

Anonymous said...

Hi Cami!
I'd love a chance to win some copics and that awesome stamp set!
My favorite meat for the crock pot is about 6 pork loin slices (thin) with a can of cream of mushroom soup, let it cook all day, yummo! Comfort food on a cold day.
Have a great weekend!
Jennifer Good

papersunshine said...

Oh I so want to learn how to use copics and give them a try! This would get me going :) As far as recipes and crockpots have you been to this blog? You can look through the whole year's recipes, one each day. She even uses a plank in the crockpot and cooks salmon on it!

Anonymous said...

I am re-loving my crockpot right now and really use it just over the weekends when I'm home. It's just so economical to be able to purchase meat and let them cook all day ! Thanks for theopportunity for the blog candy ! I would love to be able to add onto my copic's & stamp collection !

Sandra said...

wish I had a good crock recipe for you - I am going to check out your comments to find some! = D

what fun - would love my own copics - right now they are just a dream ....
Thanks for all the fun and inspiration!

Sarah said...

WOW what fab blog candy thanks for the chance to win :)
I have a fab recipe for rocky road (not crock pot I know!) here

Linda D said...

Sorry, I'm not a crockpot cooker. In fact my husband does much of the cooking = Yeah me! I don't have any Copic markers, so this would be great.

cadnileb said...

I never do much with my crock pot at all... it just seems to take up space. But this is a great chain for finding some. Heh. I love the stamps from Out Craft Lounge and I got so excited when I saw that Archivers is carrying them! How awesome!

Denise said...

I love my crock pot! One of my favorite things to make is pulled pork! Just add a pork loin and some BBQ sauce and in a few hours it's done!

Sandy Hulsart said...

How fun to be able to lunch with Marianne. She is such a sweet lady and incredibly talented. And obviously very generous. Thanks for the opportunity to win some blog candy.

Wanda in NC said...

Love your blog! Here's a recipe for Baked Stew. It's for roasting, but I put it in a crockpot, and so did the person I received it from. It's delicious - and hope you like it.

Baked Stew - in roaster, or crockpot

3 pounds stew beef
2 cups diced onions
2 cups quartered potatoes
2 cups carrots (large chunks)
2 cups celery (large sections)
1 6-oz can sliced mushrooms
2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
5 tablespoon tapioca
1 tsp sugar
3 cup V-8 + 3/4 cup red wine (I use all V-8 juice, with no wine)

Place all in order given in roaster with tight-fitting lid (I use crockpot). This means the beef in placed in crockpot first, next is onions, potatoes, carrots, celery, musrooms, etc). If using roaster, bake at 250 degrees for 5 hours. (In crockpot, I cook all night). No browning necessary.

Paula said...

I make the filling for my enchiladas with the crock pot. I put a roast in the crock pot with a can of tomato sauce, chopped onions and a package of dry chili seasoning. When it's done, I shred it and make enchiladas with it. Yummy!

Nettie said...

Lunch with Marianne - what a treat! I enter all my recipes on a recipe program - Mac Gourmet. It makes it so easy to find a recipe since there are good sorting functions. Now that I am retired, I can stamp and cook all I want. Heaven!!


Kim Budash said...

Here is a quick and easy recipe that I make all the time and get "RAVE" reviews about:

Fruit Dip

Equal parts of cream cheese and marshmallow fluff

Example: 8 oz. cream cheese plus 8 oz. marshmallow fluff

Beat together until creamy and chill. After several hours of chilling, serve with your favorite fruit. Is especially great just with strawberries. Enjoy - oh yeah, please also enter me into the contest to win Copic markers, as I LOVE LOVE LOVE these. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

One of my favorite meals in the crock pot is Corned Beef and Cabbage. Place one onion (quartered), 4 carrots, corned beef and seasonings (don't forget the little seasoning packet if separate in the corned beef) and 3/4 cup water. Turn crock pot on high and cook 7-8 hrs. Don't put potatoes in this recipe, as they will absorb the salt and not taste good. Thank you so much for this opportunity - Copic Markers - WOW!
Thanks, Barb

lia said...

woo-hooo! great blog candy!

Kim Getchel said...

I would like to have some of the recipes also, they would be easy to do. Always like to check your blog to see what you are up to.

melissa.flieg said...

Here's any easy recipe for Chicken Trotilla soup that can be made on the stove or crockpot. 2 chicken breast, 2 cans chicken broth, 2 cans corn drained, 2 cans diced tomatoes, 2 cans rotel tomatoes, 2 can black beans rinsed and drained, 2 packages taco seasoning, 1 package hidden valley ranch dressing mix. Cook on stove top or in crock pot until chicken is done. Take chicken out, shread and return to soup. Serve with sour cream, shredded cheese, totilla chips and chopped fresh cilantro.

Whimsey said...

You and me both - I haven't gotten a chance to stamp all weekend...but first the laundry...THEN the stamping. :D

Fabulous giveaway!!

Anonymous said...

take 4 pork chops, brown on each side, place in crockpot. pour 1 can undiluted chicken & rice soup on top. cover, cook for 6 to 8 hours on low. chops will be so tender they will fall apart. serve with steamed rice and ladle juices(from crockpot) over the top.
this has bee a time saver and the only way my spouse likes porkchops.

Julie said...

Thanks for the chance to win lsome Copics! I don't have any good crock pot recipes yet, but am looking forward to checking out everything everyone else has posted.

melissac said...

Would love to give you a recipe but honestly I do not like to cook AT ALL!! So glad you had a great time with your Mom and seeing Marianne!! Blessings and Hugs!!

Stacie M said...

I love that lil Peanut stamp set! And wouldn't mind a few more Copics either! Thanks for the opportunity!!!

Julie.G said...

Here is one of my favorite recipes, not necessarily crock pot but quick and simple.
Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Hands On: 20 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Makes: 6 servings (1-1/2 cups each)

2 cans (10 oz each) Ro*Tel Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained
2 cans (14 oz each) chicken broth
1 can (16 oz each) Rosarita No Fat Traditional Refried Beans
1/2 cup whole kernel corn
2 cups shredded cooked chicken
Fried corn tortilla strips or chips and shredded Monterey Jack cheese, optional

Combine undrained tomatoes and broth in medium saucepan. Stir in beans and corn; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add chicken; heat through. Serve topped with tortilla strips and cheese, if desired.

It is yummy.....I use the Spicey Rosarita beans sometimes if you like things spicey....

Pat said...

Have you ever made Chalupa? Its a fantastic Mexican dish and makes enough to serve a crowd. It's been a family fave for years and years.


3 lb. pork loin roast
2 lb. dry pinto beans
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp. chili powder
1 Tbsp. ground cumin
1 Tbsp. salt
1 tsp. ground oregano
1 can (4 or 7 oz) chopped green chiles (size optional)

Put all ingredients in a crockpot (or large pot on top of stove) and cover completely with water. Cook, covered, over low heat -- adding water as needed. After 6 hours, take out any bones (or fat) and shred the meat. Put back in pot with beans and cook uncovered until thickened (about an hour).

Serve on a bed of chips (tortilla chips or Fritos). Add other condiments as desired (build like a tostado):

shredded lettuce
diced tomatoes
chopped olives
diced onion
grated cheese
hot sauce

Mary Campbell said...

Great blog candy. Thanks for sharing. I don't do crock pot cooking because my husband does not want me to have anything plugged in while I am away. Sorry I can't share but it looks like others have shared some great recipes.

Brenda M said...

I like doing ribs in the crock pot. They always come out so tender. This stamp set is sooooo very cute and adorable. Would love to win some copics since I haven't taken the plunge to purchase any yet.
Brenda M.

Rebecca said...

Great blog candy! Copics? I've still never seen these in a store but hear everyone in the blog-iverse talking about them. ::fingers crossed::

melanie.castenmiller said...

thanks for the chance to win, I love copic markers and Lil' Peanut.

try this one.....

Darlene said...

Love the blog candy. Here's a recipe from a dear friend. It is yummy!

1 Beef Roast (any cut)
1 pkg. Brown Gravy Mix
1 pkg. Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Mix
1 pkg. Good Seasons Italian Dressing Mix
1/2 C Water

Place beef roast in crockpot. Mix the dried mixes together in a bowl and sprinkle over roast. Pour water around the roast. Cook on low 7-9 hours. Potatoes and baby carrots may be added to this midway.

Don't be surprised to find your family licking their plates.

Brenda Hoffstaetter said...

I have never tried Copic markers or stamps other than SU so would love to win! I didn't read through ALL the posts to see if my recipe is there so it may be a duplicate! Stroganoff: 1lb of cubed beef (whatever cut is on sale!), can of golden mushroom soup and a can of sliced mushrooms (you can add onions if you like them - we don't) and cook on slow all day (8 hrs). Add sour cream just before serving over cooked egg noodles. Thanks for the chance to win!
Brenda Hoffstaetter

Susan Hackney said...

I love the Betty Crocker website for soup recipes. They had one in their newsletter for taco soup and potato broccoli soup that sounded delicious.


tina said...

I don't have a crockpot but I do have a computer! Just wanted to tell you how much I enjoy your blog! Thanks!

stephanie said...

I would love to use copics. Never tried them.

Spanish rice
2 lbs lean ground chuck
2 med onions, chopped
2 green peppers, chopped
2 cans (14 1/2 oz) tomatoes
1 can (8oz) tomato sauce
1 cup water
2 1/2 tea chili powder
2 1/2 tea salt
2 tea worcestershire sauce
1 cup rice (not minute rice)

brown beef and drain fat. put all ingredients in crock pot. stir throughly cover and cook on low 6 to 8 hours. I LOVE my crock pot.

Anonymous said...

My favorite thing to make in the crockpot is BBQ beef for sandwiches. I brown a large roast in a skillet then add one or two very large onion(s) sliced and fry until transparent. Put roast and onions in the crockpot with a little beef broth and let cook all day. About an hour before dinner, shred the beef (slice on cutting board then pull apart with 2 forks); add as much BBQ sauce as you like (I prefer "Sweet Baby Rays" from Costco). Leave in crockpot on high until heated or time for dinner. Serve on hamburger buns. So tender and good. Divide leftovers up in freezer bags for later meals.

I would love to win this blog candy. Thanks for giving us a chance to win it.

Anonymous said...

I love your blog and your work - it is so amazing.
I like to make scalloped potatoes. Slice your potatoes, butter the casserole dish. Place a layer of potatoes in adding salt and pepper cheese slices, a bit of flour and some milk. Then add another layer omitting the cheese on the top. Cook for a good 1 1/2 hours at 350depending on size of dish. May need longer. Just before removing from oven add the top cheese just to melt.
Thanks for the chance at the copics/stamp set.

Rosella said...

I'm so sorry, but I'm not a good cook. So I better not share recipes. I do like using the crock pot too, but don't have many recipes myself. Will enjoy going through the recipes here too.
Thank you for the opportunity to win some copics and your adorable stamps!!

Anonymous said...

Thaks for all the great ideas you post! Yvonne

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Anonymous said...

Love your site, you are the best. My fave cheese dip is 1/2 stick Velvetta, 1 can rotel and a little cooked hamburger and cook down in a crock pot. Chips for dipping.

Missy McCune

Tricia said...

Hi Cami,
I'm crockpot-challenged, but reading all these recipes is very inspiring! Thanks for the opportunity for copics and stamps!

wendy peatross said...

Here is one of our family favorites. You need to try it.

Chicken Divan by Wendy Peatross

2 cans condensed cream of chicken soup
3/4 cup mayonnaise
2/3 cup milk
2 ½ cups grated cheddar cheese
3 tablespoons concentrated lemon juice
2 large bunches of broccoli, cooked
3 pounds cooked, chicken, shredded or chunked
2 cups crumbled Ritz crackers

Preheat the oven to 350’. In a large bowl combine the soup, mayonnaise, milk, 2 ½ cups cheese, and lemon juice. Mix well, but do not beat. Layer a 9 x 13 baking dish with the broccoli, then the chicken. Spread the sauce mixture over the chicken. Add the cracker crumbs. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes. Remove from the oven and top with ½ cup grated cheese. Return to the oven only long enough for the cheese to melt. Serve hot.

mccune352 said...

My fav cheese dip is 1/2 stick Velvetta, 1 can Rotel and a little cooked hamburger. I melt down in a small crock pot and dip with chips. Love your site.

Missy McCune

Claudia said...

What a darling stamp set!
Your blog always gives me so much inspiration.

Lori said...

I LOVE your blog candy! I have been wanting copics for so long, but I haven't sprung for them yet. Thanks :-)

Laura said...

O, O, O, pick me! I haven't even seen the Copics in person. I usually make beef stew in the crockpot, I see so many have already done that. I will list what I tend to use.

I usually cut up a 2 pound Chuck Roast (much more tender and flavorful than the 'stew meat' tends to be
I salt and pepper it really well.
Add it to the pot, top it with Onion/Mushroom soup packet
Cut up potatoes, carrots, onion and celery and put on top.
1 bay leaf
1 bottle of beer (whatever I have)
1 cup of beef stock or water

Cook on low for maybe 6 hours or so. You could totally substitute wine for the beer, but I like the beer.

I usually do it on the stove now, instead of crock, coating the beef with flour, and browning in small batches, for added flavor. Allowing the beef to really caramelize before moving it in the pan. Either way is good.

Thanks for the chance to win.

Anita said...

I don't have a crock pot recipe for you as I am more of a baker than a "cooker"....still trying to find my cooking skills. I love your blog, though, and wanted to say thank you for all of the inspiration you give us.

Sarah {SCS: Sairabee} said...

My favorite crock pot recipe lately is pulled pork. The original recipe is more involved, including onion, honey, etc. but I found that if you just take a 2-3 lb. pork loin roast, and about 3/4 to 1 full bottle of Sweet Baby Ray's Sweet Vidalia Onion BBQ Sauce, and put both into a greased crock pot for 8 hours on low, it's the same taste. When the cooking is done, shred the meat (right in the pot) with two forks and stir to get the sauce all over it. Serve on hamburger buns. YUMMMMM! We have it every other week or so! Love you stamps by the way! I just posted my first Bubs the Beaver card the other day. ;)

bloggingjenn said...

Awesome blog candy! Love the stamp set and I've never used Copics...what a fabulous opportunity!

Here's an awesome pork roast, that I make every Christmas in the crock pot (really, I should make it more...easy and amazingly delicious!!) The gravy is heaven!

Cranberry Pork Roast

1 Boneless rolled pork loin, roast
1 can 16-oz. jellied cranberry sauce with berries**
1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Cranberry juice (or orange juice) **
1 teaspoon Dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon Ground cloves

1/4 Cup Cornstarch
1/4 Cup Cold water

Place pork roast in slow cooker. In a medium bowl, mash cranberry sauce; stir in sugar, cranberry juice, mustard, and cloves. Pour over roast. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours, or until meat is tender. Remove roast and keep warm. Skim fat from juices; measure 2 cups; add water if necessary, and pour into a saucepan. Bring to a boil over med-high heat.
Combine the cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir into gravy. Cook and stir until thickened. Season with salt. Serve with sliced pork.

**When I make this, I use regular jellied cranberry sauce (no whole berries) and I use orange juice. I find it makes for a nice balance with the cranberry sauce. I also turn the roast a few times while it's cooking, since I tend to buy roasts that are really too large..not necessary if you buy a normal size roast.;-)


Aimee said...

Ie to make a beef soup with fresh veggies in my crock pot this time of year..

Sherry Yeager said...

love your website and all the cards you have shared. I love the stampset. Sherry Yeager

jackie said...

woohoo great candy...pick me pick me!! thanks for chance to win ... love your blog!

Barbara said...

Hmm. i dont do a lot in the crock pot - perhaps chili now and then.
I have an aversion to anything that calls for a can of any type of creamed soup. Enjoyed reading what others have done tho.

Dawn said...

Wow my first thought was, I should use my crockpot more, but need recipes. Well looking over everyones comments I need to borrow some of these recipes. Looks like some good ones.
I love that stamp set, the elephant is so darn cute! I do not own any copics but wish I did.
Dawn Hoelzel

Chelle said...

I make a yummy roast in the crock pot...

Place roast in CP, cover with some onion soup mix, and then pour a can of mushroom soup, mushrooms & beef broth over everything. Cook on low for 7ish hours (dep. on size of the roast). You can throw potatoes & carrots in the CP with the roast about half way through.

Thanks for the blog candy!!

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