I am including some of my favorite recipes passed down from my mother, grandmother, and as far back as my great grandmother. Including some of my favorite appetizers made easy and also some family meals and special dishes.
French Onion Meatballs (my favorite for any birthday, football or baby party)
2 pkgs of frozen meatballs
1 jar of beef gravy
1 pkg of Lipton's dry onion soup mix
Place meatballs crockpot in bowl combine gravy and soup mix and add to meatballs. mix well
Cover and cook on low setting for @ 3hrs. Serve with fondue fork or long toothpicks.
If you like can also cook meatballs in Hunts chili sauce with grape jelly and have Cocktail Meatballs . Cook the same way in crock pot but only ingredients is 3 bottles of chili sauce and half jar of grape jelly. Makes great appetizer for football party. Can also do same ingredients with cocktail weinies.
Slow Cooked Chili (always a fall favorite)
2lbs hamburger meat (ccoked) 1 small onion, finely chopped garlic salt (to taste) 1 can dried tomatoes, undrained 1 can tomato sauce 2 cans pinto beans, undrained 1 can green chiles 3 tsp chili powder 2tsp worchestershire sauce.
In slow cooker combine all chili ingredients, mix well
Cook, covered on low setting for 1 to 2 hrs
Top with sour cream, shredded cheese, and sliced green onions if desired.
Pull Pork Sandwiches
3lb Boneless Pork Tenderloin, 12 oz A & W Diet Root Beer, 1 bottle SweetBaby Ray's BBQ sauce
Put pork and root beer in crock pot on low for 8 hours. When done pork should be falling apart, drain root beer and pull pork apart. Return pork to crock pot and add BBQ sauce keep on low for another 2hrs and serve with buns. Great BBQ sandwiches!
Brown Sugared Ham (wonderful Christmas recipe)
8lb Bone in Ham, 2 cans of sliced pineapple in juice, box of brown sugar
Mix half of juice from pineapples with 1 cup brown sugar coat bottom of crock pot, Put ham flat side down on brown sugar put sliced pineapple on top of ham keep in place with toothpicks. Mix remaining pineapple juice with 1 cup brown sugar and pour on top of ham. Cover and cook on med setting for 8hrs.