Showing posts from July, 2013

Easy Crockpot Mandarin Chicken

Easy Crockpot Mandarin Chicken is just what it says Easy!   I have been seeing this recipe circling around on Pinterest and knew I had to give it a try.  I did make a few changes to our liking.  It will definitely be making a regular appearance on our menu rotations. I love the ingredients in this recipe and added a few of my own.  I added onions and bell pepper to give it additional color and taste. You could add mandarin oranges or pineapple, but we prefer it with just the vegetables. Either way the flavors explode in your mouth, and you can't stop eating it. I also love the fact that I can make it in a crockpot.  I have always cooked most anything in the summer so using the crockpot for me is more out of convenience than anything. The one thing that I most favor about using a crockpot is you don't have to watch the stove when you cook.  You can go about doing other things while your meal is simmering away. Yes, the crockpot is a real plus with thi

Granny's Recipe! Mexican Salad made with Catalina Dressing {Perfect for July 4th!}

Mexican Salad is the perfect salad for your 4th of July celebration. I remember when this salad first made an appearance on my Mother's table in the early 70's.