Recipes

Instant Pot or Slow-Cooker Applesauce

Instant Pot or Slow-Cooker Applesauce
As the summer winds down (sigh) and we head into fall (swoon), apples {and all of the delightful things that can be made from apples} come to mind....

Instant Pot Yogurt

Instant Pot Yogurt
Now that we have milk cows, we have a LOT of milk to find uses for.  So, I began making yogurt and have really enjoyed the recipe found at the link...

Cube Steaks with Mushroom Gravy (Instant Pot)

Cube Steaks with Mushroom Gravy (Instant Pot)
Cube steaks are one of those meals that my husband enjoys but that I do not make on a regular basis.  Upon scanning the freezer for meats that I wa...

Slow-Cooker Honey-Garlic Chicken Thighs

Slow-Cooker Honey-Garlic Chicken Thighs
Recently, while searching through our freezer and trying to come up with some dinner options, I found a package of our boneless chicken thighs.  I ...

Ranch Pork Chops (Using an Instant Pot)

Earlier this summer, my knobless, well-used crock pot decided to no longer work.  It was a sad, sad day at Becker Farms.  After much thought and we...

Whole Chicken How-To

Whole Chicken How-To
Of the many, many things that seem oh-so-much better in life on the farm, one thing that I have grown especially appreciative of is the magic of th...

Beef Pot Roast

I have said it before and I will say it again, I love my crockpot!  It truly is a time- and sanity-saver.  Below is a recipe for pot roast that I m...

Crock Pot Refried Bean

acos, burritos, and nachos find their way onto our menu quite often.  Preparing a batch of pinto beans and freezing the 'planned-overs' is a time, ...

Potatoes, Green Beans, and Ham

Potatoes, Green Beans, and Ham
Sometimes, simple is best.  Especially when it involves dinner preparation and you have a busy schedule.  This dish is a favorite around our home a...

Mexican Chicken Chowder

Mexican Chicken Chowder
At one of our Meat & Greets this week, our host made this fantastic soup from the Against all Grain cookbook and I wanted to share my slightly ...

Slow-Cooker Black Beans

Easy, inexpensive, and flavorful are three adjectives that come to mind when I think of these black beans.  I typically make these when having carn...

Beef & Noodles

One of my favorite comfort-food meals to eat is chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, and green beans served with a buttered roll.  While a little ...