Cuban Braised Beef and Peppers

This Cuban Braised Beef is an easy crockpot take on Ropa Vieja. The best trick I have learned cooking with a crockpot is you can almost always assemble it ahead of time. If your mornings are hectic, chop the veggies and place the meat on top the night before. Store the crock covered in the fridge and in the morning just drop the crock into the cooker and set the heat. It makes crockpot meals that … [Read more...]

Crockpot Italian Beef Sandwiches

These sandwiches are kind of like a cross between a philly cheesesteak and a sloppy joe, but easier to make than both of them! Dinner for a crowd? Double the recipe, if it will fit in your crockpot. So simple to make, but so tasty. Save this one for a night you need a quick dinner. Most of the prep is done in the morning all you need to do is shred the meat, toast the buns and dinner is on the … [Read more...]

Crockpot Barbacoa Beef Tacos

At Chipotle barbacoa is always our first choice of meat. Up until now I had never attempted it at home, so it was always a delicious treat. This is a great easy prep recipe for a crowd or for your family with leftovers. Freeze leftovers for lunches or make tostadas, quesadillas, or burritos on another night for a quick meal. Save the cooking liquid to use in place of beef broth with a … [Read more...]