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Cooking for a Summer Heat Wave

Cook Without Turning On The Stove (via MyVeronaNJ.com) MyVeronaNJ.com food writer Tracy Bermeo loves to cook, but she loves a cool kitchen on a hot day even more. In her Crock It! series, she had at least a dozen slow cooker recipes that require no stove or oven time at all. The ones below also don’t even […]

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Crockpot Asian Lettuce Wraps

I’m sorry I don’t have a Win it Wednesday for you this week, but we have an exciting one coming up for you next week when we’ll be giving away some delicious personalized cookies from Splurge Bakery. I do have a delicious recipe to share with you all today.  Last night I made this recipe […]

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Healthy Chili: Butternut Squash Crockpot Chili

This healthy chili recipe is a Jersey Bites original.  When I’m creating a recipe, rarely do I hit a home run the first time out, but this time, home run city.   This recipe is hearty and delicious and very healthy.  I was worried about the escarole but it turned out to be the perfect addition.  […]

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Crockpot Pork Tenderloin with Sage, Rosemary and Cannellini Beans

While I was getting my economy induced gray hairs artfully erased from my delicate dome last week, I came across this recipe in Family Circle Magazine. (When you start going gray you must start reading Family Circle. It’s written somewhere, I’m sure of it.) This recipe takes a little prep time. It’s not one of […]

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Crockpot Chicken Lettuce Wraps

The end of January is when I start to lose my taste for “winter food.” I’ve had my fill of chilies and stews and all things heavy and homey. (Plus I wouldn’t mind losing a few Holiday LBs.) That being said, I’m not ready to retire my crockpot for the season. I’ve mentioned here before […]

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Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Last night I made a quick and easy hors d’oeuvre for our New Year’s Eve party. Since the last guests didn’t leave until after 2am, I am living a very lazy day on the couch. This recipe is perfect for the lazy cook, complete with the frozen meatballs from Costco. The original recipe I had […]

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Crockpot Eggplant Parmesan and a Sausage Cheese Dip

Friday was a gray, rainy day here in Jersey, so I wanted to fire up the crockpot and warm up the house with some yummy smells. In need of some new recipes, I was browsing around on the web when I stumbled upon the King of all Crockpot blogs, A Year of Crockpotting. The blog’s […]

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Chicken, Butternut Squash and Cabbage Soup

Here’s a great recipe for a chilly Hallow’s Eve. In my little town by the shore, we go all out on Halloween. There is one street in particular that looks like Mardi gras, sans the drunk naked people. (We save that for home. Seriously, this street is so well known (and has been for decades) […]

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Crockpot Pig Roast with Insane Barbecue Sauce

Doesn’t this sucker look like the pulled pork sandwich that ate Tokyo? I should have Peter photoshop some little people in the bottom corner running with arms flailing. Friday night was Southern barbecue night here in my little corner of New Jersey. I don’t know why I had the hankerin’ for some smokey, sticky, utterly […]

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Turkey, Butternut Squash Crockpot Chili

This is a hearty and healthy slow cooker recipe. Say “Yes” to seconds, no resolution problems here. The ingredients will sound a little strange but the end result is delicious and oh so satisfying on a cold Winter day in good old Jersey. 31 degrees today. Man winter bites, except for the food of course. […]

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