Slow Cooker Recipes

Essential Ingredients For Your Slow Cooker Recipes

Essential Ingredients For Your Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow cooker recipes used certain ingredients over and over again. When I first got my slow cooker, I found myself running to Safeway for a can of this or a jar of that. I now find it nice to go on a grocery run stock my fridge and pantry with a few essentials. Here are a list of some of the basics. Almost all slow cooked recipes require you to braise the food with some sort of liquid.( Braising...

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How to Convert Your Favorite Recipes Into Slow Cooker Recipes

How to Convert Your Favorite Recipes Into Slow Cooker Recipes

Do you have recipes that you want to convert to use with your slow cooker? There are a few things you’ll need to take into account when converting your favorite recipes. Please note that not all dishes can be easily converted to slow cooker dishes. If a original recipe is supposed to be cooked or baked uncovered, chances are it will not be successfully transformed to a slow cooker recipe. This...

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Eleven Tips for Cooking Meat and Poultry in Your Slow Cooker

Eleven Tips for Cooking Meat and Poultry in Your Slow Cooker

it safe to use a slow cooker? You may be wondering this and your not alone. Cooking your meat with a slow cooker is quite different than using the oven or stove top. Here are a  few rather interesting tips to make your recipes super tasty and at the same time keep you safe from food born bacteria. Always defrost your meat or poultry before placing it in the slow cooker. Trim all fat from meat...

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Slow Cooker Beef Borguignon (Beef Stew with Red Wine)

Slow Cooker Beef Borguignon (Beef Stew with Red Wine)

Beef Bourguignon is basically a beef stew cooked in red wine. Can you believe that it started out as a peasant dish and now the French are serving it as haut cuisine. Go figure! It’s believed that they originally used wine with their slow cooking to tenderize really tough cuts of meat. Through the years, the recipe has gone through subtle changes to perfect it into the Beef Borguignon we now...

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Old Fashioned Beef Stew in a Slow Cooker

Old Fashioned Beef Stew in a Slow Cooker

ld fashioned beef stew, cooked in a slow cooker is a great way to tenderize inexpensive, stewing beef. I love the aromatic,  rich flavor of the beef stock combined with the earthy flavors of the root vegetables. The secret to a tasty stew is sauteing the vegetables and browning the meat before adding them to the slow cooker. Prep time: Around 20 minutes Cooking time: 8-10 hours on Low 4-5 hours...

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Super Easy Glazed Chicken Wings

Super Easy Glazed Chicken Wings

This glazed chicken wings recipe is great if you’re planning to have company over and need to something fuss free and easy to prepare. There’s nothing like servings wings that fall of the bone, make your mouth water have ‘em lining up for seconds. Prep time:  Less than 15 minutes Minimum cooking time: Low for 4 – 6 hours on High for 2-3 hours Makes 3 dozen wings Ingredients for Glazed...

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