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Easy Peasy Homemade Croutons

Last week a friend of mine shared with me some croutons and they were amazing.  As I asked her about them she simple stated how she had made them herself.  Her daughter and I ended up finishing them up just as a snack, they were that good.  So she inspired me to make some of my own.  They were so easy, cheap to make and the greatest fact they are so delicious!!  I will not buy croutons from the store.  You can adjust them flavor to whatever you want. Easy Peasy Homemade Croutons  This is a basic recipe. Use the seasonings and oils that you love. 1 loaf day or older bread (I found a bag of sliced bagette in the day old section at the store bakery department). 1/2 cup Olive Oil 1/4 cup Butter 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese seasoning salt salt pepper garlic Mix up your oils and seasonings.  Let sit for a few minutes so the flavors can mix a bit. Dice up your bread. As you can see it was quite a large bowl of diced bread. Pour the oil seasoning mixture over the bread and st

Easy Beat the Heat Crock Pot BBQ Ribs

With the impending heat wave we have been having I have not wanted to cook at all.   It has been so hot in my house that my normally very solid coconut oil is now a very liquid form. Turning on the oven makes me cringe. I decided I needed to cook my family something good for the 4th of July.  This was incredible and so simple!  I put them in the crockpot in the morning and only had to turn the oven on for 10 minutes.  They were so tender and delicious. Easy Beat the Heat Crock Pot BBQ Ribs inspired by Everyday Savvy 1 rack of baby back ribs 1 can pop (I used Dr. Pepper) 1 bottle barbecue sauce 1 teaspoon liquid smoke (optional) salt and pepper Season both sides of the ribs with salt and pepper.  Wrap the rack of ribs around your crock pot.  Pour can of pop over the ribs and then add the liquid smoke if you want.  Put on the lid and cook on low for 6-8 hours. Line a cookie sheet with tinfoil.  Carefully take rack of ribs out of the crock pot and place on the cookie sheet.