Slow Cooker Chipotle Copycat Barbacoa Beef

slow cooker barbacoa beef

Fall is here and I’m breaking out the slow cooker! There is nothing better than arriving home on a cool, rainy afternoon and smelling dinner cooking away in the slow cooker.   I love that smell anytime of year but especially in the fall.  Makes me all warm and cozy. Today’s recipe is a copycat recipe for one of my favorite fast food places – Chipotle. I am not much of a fast food kind of girl  but when I am running around and need lunch now, Chipotle will always [Continue Reading…]

Crock Pot Mexican Beef

crockpot Mexican beef

This week’s quick and easy dinner idea is what I used to create my Nacho Bar that I shared on Monday  – Crock Pot Mexican Beef This dish is quick and easy because it is done in the crock pot and it is also so versatile. You can make it as spicy or as mild as you like depending on how much of the hot stuff you add in.  The beef can also be used in a wide assortment of dishes.  Of course it is great on nachos but it [Continue Reading…]

Shredded Beef Tacos

Shredded Beef Tacos

I often get requests for recipes that are good to serve to a crowd (maybe it’s all that cooking I’ve done for various church functions).  Two of my favorite recipes to recommend are ones I have featured here on the blog – Cafe Rio Pork and Costa Vida Chicken. They both make a lot and they can both be done in the crock-pot which makes things easy.  I have been searching for a 3rd recipe to round off this group – a beef taco recipe that could also be done in the crock-pot.  [Continue Reading…]