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Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow cooker hamburger stew in a ladle over the slow cooker

Want to maximize your time AND money? Slow cookers and Crock Pots are your friend. Make big batches of delicious soups, stews, or slow-cooked meats to stash in your freezer or eat all week. These slow cooker recipes will keep your fridge stocked with little effort or expense. (pictured: Slow Cooker Hamburger Stew)

Black Eyed Peas

Black-Eyed Peas

In hope of good luck and prosperity in the new year, I cooked up a pot of black-eyed peas yesterday. Eating black-eyed peas, collard greens and cornbread on the first day of the new...

Slow Cooker Beans

How To Kick the Can (of Beans)

I know many of you Budget Byters already cook your own beans but I wanted to make this post for all of the newbies out there. Beans are one of the most economical and...

Teriyaki Pork Sandwiches

Teriyaki Pork Sandwiches

Hindsight is 20/20. One of the main ingredients in this mouth-watering teriyaki pulled pork is the teriyaki sauce. The entire ten minutes that I stood in the Asian foods aisle trying to decide which...