I love not having to stand around a hot stove for an hour to make a delicious and nutritious soup. If you’ve never invested in a slow cooker, I strongly recommend it. It only takes 5 minutes to put everything in it, and it cooks all day long, resulting in a perfect soup. One of my favorite soups to cook in the slow cooker is Broccoli and Cheese Soup.
It will definitely please anyone. Even the kids who think broccoli is the devil like this soup. I like to use broccoli from my garden to make it, so it cuts the cost of making the soup a bunch.
The cheese is the tricky part. Cheese costs so much these days, and the only way to get it for cheap is to own your own cow and make your own cheese. Where I’m from, I can’t exactly have a cow in my backyard, so it’s really helpful to grow my own broccoli or find some organic broccoli on sale at some place like Kroger. [Read more…]