Category Archives: Slow Cooker

Mediterranean Vegetable Stew with Chickpeas


Don and I have a house guest from Pakistan, Muhamad Ishaq Israr. We are all learning a great deal about one another. Ishaq is attending Eastern Mennonite University’s Summer Peacebuilding Institute. This is the third year we have had SPI … Continue reading

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Crock Pot: Chicago-style Italian Beef Sandwiches


I have been hungry for a Chicago-style Italian Beef Sandwich so today I decided to make one.  It was very good and we really enjoyed it. Don said it was about as good as you can get, not being in … Continue reading

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Pot Roast


Lois was hungry for some “comfort food” to take the chill off of a Saturday evening. She went to the grocery and brought home a beautiful three-and-a-half pound boneless chuck roast. I like the pot roast cooked slowly so our … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beans & Mushrooms Bourguignon


Well, the young men from Up with People stayed with us until Monday morning. Because Carlos is vegetarian and we were going to be out at the Up With People performance until 6:45 or so, we made this terrific slow-cooker … Continue reading

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