Steer clear of those Footlong dogs and over to this classically simple grilled chicken sandwich at Sonic. A ciabatta bun packed with 10 grams of whole grain and tender grilled chicken sync up with a host of veggies and light mayo to create this flavorful diet-friendly order.
Chunky meat means a hearty mouthful of flavor when everything comes together in this slow-cooker medley of fork-tender beef and savory vegetables. There is just a little hint of heat here from a few teaspoons of ancho chile powder, but you will love how it blends with the smoked paprika over the several hours it is simmers. Sweet onions add just that little bit of sugary perfection and sweetness, as does the tomato paste.
Grits is simply a Southern delicacy, and well-cooked grits have a creamy consistency that is delectable, light, and delicious. Even better, grits are wonderful with any number of add-ins, so you can host a grits-bar brunch, and start with these simplified Slow-Cooker Cheese Grits. You’ll love the flavor of the Cheddar and Parmesan cheese combination. Then, offer a variety of toppings so that everyone can make their favorite version of this simple classic. These taste fantastic with green onions, or crumbled crunchy bacon.
A chicken quarter can be a perfect serving size for dinner guests, so this recipe for Rosemary-Garlic Chicken Quarters can be a great choice when you are planning to have company join you for a meal. Since a slow cooker can’t brown meats, the key to this dinner-party-worthy dish is to be sure to brown the chicken before you put it into the pot.
Rev up your slow cooker the night before, and this recipe will be ready when you are. You’ll find your find your chuck roast cooked to fork-tender deliciousness, seasoned with garlic, pepper, red wine, and the tang of a few tablespoons of horseradish for that little bit of unexpected bite. These are perfect for game-day tailgating. Tote your slow cooker to the game, plug it in, and let your crowd build their own sandwiches.
This recipe will give you a great-tasting pork that you can use to fill tacos, creating an eat-by-hand, casual dinner delight. Start by slow-cooking the pork shoulder in an aromatic bath of pineapple, beer (try a floral, spiced white ale like Hoegaarden or Blue Moon), and canned chipotles in adobo. Then shred the meat and set out a taco bar full of fresh flavors, bright colors, and crunchy textures. You can't go wrong here.