Crock Pot Carnitas

This weekend I used my slow cooker again to make a delicious batch of carnitas.  Carnitas are usually made by simmering pork in some type of fat but this recipe takes a healthier route by allowing the meat to cook in its natural juices and tomatoes.  You’ll love how tender the meat becomes from cooking for hours in your crockpot and it is the perfect filing … Continue reading Crock Pot Carnitas

Chicken, Chorizo and Sweet Potato Chili {in your Crockpot}

Happy first day of autumn!  I decided to welcome the change of seasons the best way I know how, by boxing up my summer clothes, (so long maternity bathing suits!) giving my boots a little love with some leather conditioner and making a big batch of chili in the crockpot.  I haven’t cooked many new recipes at all since we brought William home from the hospital.  Right now I’m struggling … Continue reading Chicken, Chorizo and Sweet Potato Chili {in your Crockpot}

One Week

It is amazing how much life can change in one week.  Last Friday we were in the hospital welcoming William Carson, all 7 pounds, 12.5 ounces into the world.  We chose the name William for Joe’s Dad’s name and Carson for my Mom’s name and my Grandmother’s maiden name.  It’s been hard to find a moment all week to share the news of his arrival since we brought him … Continue reading One Week