Simple to make, festive and fragrant, this Mulled Wine will be your favorite cocktail this season.

Slow Cooker Mulled Wine

Two of my favorite things come together - slow cooker and wine! A good mulled wine recipe smells and tastes just like Christmas.

Old Fashioned Slow Cooker Rice Pudding. Photo by seesko

Old Fashioned Slow Cooker Rice Pudding

Pot Roast, Scandinavian Style from   								I found this on the web while looking for recipes from Scandinavia.  It sounds so good!  Serve with mashed potatoes and a vegetable.

Pot Roast, Scandinavian Style

Icelandic Thunder Bread - An Icelandic Recipe for Steamed Rye Bread

Icelandic Thunder Bread

This recipe for Kielbasa Kapusta is my family’s traditional Polish Kapusta recipe made in a slow cooker! | Family Recipe | Kapusta Recipe Polish Recipe

This recipe for Kielbasa Kapusta is my family’s traditional Polish Kapusta recipe made in a slow cooker!

  sundried  tomatoes-    This is really super easy and a great way to store all those tomatoes I have been growing

Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes

Crock Pot Pork Chops with Rice and Vegetables. Buy a pork loin on sale and slice it to save money. A pork loin will serve about 8 people. Be sure to double the rice and vegetables. Great for Sunday hospitality

101 fun things for teens to do this summer, some are good ideas for kids of all ages

Activities That Will Keep Your Teen Busy This Summer

Make Batik Wax. Learn how to make batik wax with this complete tutorial. Batik wax is easy to make with the right instructions.

No knead bread; NYT recipe - I got this recipe from my Norwegian teacher in college - she would make her class baked goods on most Fridays. we were all in love with her.

No-Knead Bread

Here is one of the most popular recipes The Times has ever published, courtesy of Jim Lahey, owner of Sullivan Street Bakery It requires no kneading It uses no special ingredients, equipment or techniques

Flemish beef stew, or carbonnades flamandes, is the national dish of Belgium. Hearty and satisfying, this recipe takes less than two hours to prepare, and is nice enough to serve for a sit-down family meal. Add a crisp green salad, roasted potatoes, and a bottle of wine for a spectacular feast worthy of an upscale auberge du terroir on a chilly evening.

Classic French Flemish Beef Stew

This hearty yet easy to make Flemish beef stew recipe is the Belgian national dish also know as Carbonnades Flamandes and makes a fab family supper.