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Autumn, Casual Weeknight, Entrees, French, Fruit & Vegetables, Recipes, Slow Cooker, Soups & Bisques, Winter

Crockpot French Onion Soup

My husband’s family grow potatoes and onions for a living, which means I get them fresh and for free, which I love! When I get them from the potato/onion shed it’s usually in a mass quantity which means I get to share with friends and neighbors, and use the rest before they go bad. When I have an abundance of onions like I did this week, the only thing to use them all for is French onion soup– one of my husband’s all time favorite meals! Continue reading

American, Autumn, Casual Weeknight, Entrees, For a Crowd, Gluten Free, On a Budget, Pork, Recipes, Slow Cooker

Smokey Pork Sliders with Apple & Microgreens Salad

Yesterday was officially the first day of fall, and I felt it! I was so cold that I had to wear socks and a sweater for the first time in months– and although I don’t love cold weather, and layering up myself and three kids, I do think autumn is the most beautiful, cosy and delicious season. I keep dreaming about warm drinks, pot pies, soups and stews with home made bread, pumpkin donuts, halloween themed cupcakes, apples and cinnamon flavored everything. There’s just something so cosy about fall– snuggling up under fluffy blankets with the fam. while watching a fun show at the end of a long day, while the rain pours down outside. So, for me, this season is all about those cosy, comfort classics, {and probably the need to start working out!} Continue reading