Marinated Slow Cooker Chuck Roast

It was hot yesterday. The actual temperature was 91 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s 32.7778 Celsius for those of you who measure that way. I didn’t want to grill outside. Standing over a flame held zero appeal. And I didn’t want to turn on the oven either. So I decided to pull out my slow cooker and make Marinated Slow Cooker Chuck Roast.

Marinated Slow Cooker Chuck Roast

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Simple Slow Cooker Pot Roast

A funny thing happened that made me decide to make my Simple Slow Cooker Pot Roast for dinner. Andi had loaned me her DVDs for “Desperate Housewives.” I’d never watched it and Andi was sure I’d find it funny. I did but a couple of lines in the series made Mr. C snicker. He didn’t laugh. He snickered. And it was then that I knew I needed to make Simple Slow Cooker Pot Roast.

Simple Slow Cooker Pot Roast

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Kicked Up Chicken Fried Steak

From the time I was a little girl I’ve had a love affair with chicken fried steak. It’s definitely one of my top comfort foods! I love that I can make it as simple or as complex as I like and still have the same “Oh this is yummy” feeling about it. Since Mr. Comfortable and I have been on a spicy food kick lately I decided to make Kicked Up Chicken Fried Steak to satisfy both the comfort food and spicy food cravings!

Kicked Up Chicken Fried Steak!

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New York Strip Steaks

Mr. C’s sister sent us a gift certificate from Kansas City Steak Company for Christmas. It took me a while to decide what to get since everything in the catalog was very expensive and spending that much money on a small amount of meat was difficult. But, since we had the gift certificate I finally decided to go pretty much all out and bought  16 ounce New York Strip Steaks.

Pan-seared New York Strip Steaks are tender and juicy.

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Bam’s Beef Manhattan

My older son does all the cooking for a social club in which he and his fiancé are members.  Every Friday the club holds a dinner to raise funds and a couple of weeks ago I asked what he was making that night. He told me the usual Polish favorites and Beef Manhattans. Beef Manhattans? I love when something that’s so simple can sound fancy. Beef Manhattan is simply a hot roast beef sandwich, traditionally served with mashed potatoes and gravy.

4 ingredients and you have Bam's Beef Manhattan

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