Weather: 37 degrees, the grass and trees sparkle in the morning with frost
As the weather grows more crisp and frosty this fall, I have been craving more hearty, comforting meals. It was time to bust out the crockpot again and put her back to work. This Slow-Cooker Jambalaya was just what I was looking for.
This dish warmed me right up with a kick from the Cajun spices, the savory, salty sausage, tender chicken, the sweetness and acid from the tomatoes, and that long-cooked flavor of celery, onions, and garlic, all topped with succulent, perfectly-cooked shrimp (that you toss in during the last 5-10 minutes of cooking). While some meals that come out of the crockpot leave something to be desired in the eye-appeal department, this dish is bright and colorful. And don’t even get me started on how it smells…. mmmm…. steam up some fluffy white rice and you’ll have yourself one outstanding crockpot dinner.