Hunk of Meat Monday: Slow Cooker French Onion Swiss Steak

French Onion Swiss Steak

We all have the that swiss steak recipe that has been in our family for four generation. Onions and peppers and tomatoes all cooking slowly together. Well, sometimes I like to break tradition. And I have a lot of round steaks and steaks for swissing. So, I tried something new. French Onion soup inspired swiss… 

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Hunk of Meat Monday: Crock Pot Sausage Queso Dip

Crock Pot Sausage Queso Dip

If I had to eat only one cuisine the rest of my life, I would pick Mexican. Or Tex-Mex. Or America’s version of Mexican. And this three ingredient sausage queso dip would be a staple. Did you catch that? Three ingredients. And for flavor’s sake I throw in a fourth ingredient. I love the Adobo… 

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Hunk of Meat Monday: Crock Pot Chicken Philly Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Philly Sandwich

I love Philly Cheesesteaks. Love them. My husband loves them. So, when I had some peppers to use up, I decided to see if I could get a thumbs up on the chicken Philly sandwich version of the the beloved beef cheesesteaks. The taste testers gave me two thumbs up for the meal. They even… 

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Hunk of Meat Monday: Slow Cooked Balsamic Beef Roast

Balsamic glazed roast beef

If any of you are like me, you get beef 400 pounds at a time. Which means you get enough roasts to feed the entire church potluck crowd all winter long. So, once again I have a slow cooked beef roast. This time I used a rolled rump roast to make balsamic beef roast. The… 

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Hunk of Meat Monday: Crock Pot Last-Resort Chicken Legs

Crock Pot Chicken Legs

Anyone with kids knows that any meal that can be eaten with your fingers is a win. This why these crock pot chicken legs where a hit at our house the other night. This is by far one of our favorite recipes so far in the Gooseberry Patch Slow Cooking All Year ‘Round Cookbook. The… 

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Hunk of Meat Monday: Dr. Pepper Slow Cooked Beef

Dr. Pepper Sweet and Spicy Shredded Beef

I love my Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork I make in the crock pot. Love it. But, many of you asked how to cool it down a notch. I guess not everyone enjoys the heat from adobo’s that I do. And I should probably give my kids’ taste buds a chance at surviving tell adulthood. I… 

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Hunk of Meat Monday: Grass-Fed vs Grain-Fed Beef

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Just like every other food item we buy, there seems to be lots of labels and buzz words around beef. One of the big things with beef is grass-fed or grain-fed and even grass-finished or grain-finished. The fascinating thing is that all cattle spend part of their lives on grass. Cattle that are grain-finished are… 

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