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3 bowls of Secret Ingredient Turkey Chili on a tabletop

Secret Ingredient Turkey Chili

It wouldn’t be Fall on The Schmidty Wife without a chili recipe. To me chili is the ultimate Fall comfort food, everything about it is so perfect. So this year I conjured up Secret Ingredient Turkey Chili. So you want to know what the secret ingredient is? Peanut Butter! Yaaaasss peanut butter! Peanut butter in …

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a large spoon full of bolognese sauce over top a crockpot

Crockpot Bolognese

Isn’t there something so comforting about a big bowl of pasta piled high with delicious meat sauce? Bolognese Sauce aka Meat Sauce is such an ultimate comfort food so my goal was to make it easier by making it Crockpot Bolognese. So I started first making Bolognese because my husband would ask for it all …

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overhead shot of minestrone in a bowl with grated cheese

Crockpot Minestrone

This winter has been filled with blizzards, sub zero temperatures, and couch ridden colds. So I have been using my crockpot so often it has actually just started living on the countertop. One of my favorites I have been making this winter is Crockpot Minestrone. I have actually made this Crockpot Minestrone so many times …

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bowl of beef pho made in the slow cooker covered in green garnishes are ready to eat

Easy Crockpot Beef Pho

Updated January 13, 2020 Crockpot Beef Pho uses easy and recognizable ingredients to simmer a pot of delicious tasting broth. Then when you are ready to eat you will simply add onions, noodles, beef, and garnishes for a warming and comforting meal.  Crockpot Pho Without a doubt soup season here in the Schmidt house. Soups …

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Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken ready to be cooked

Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken

Skip the stop on the way home from work and make this Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken instead! A flavorful whole chicken made at home in the slow cooker, it can be eaten as is or used in pastas, salads, quesadillas, casseroles, and so much more! I have been thinking a lot lately about how I consider myself …

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