Find Out Why a Slow Cooker has a High and Low Setting

Find Out Why a Slow Cooker has a High and Low Setting

Most of the popular slow cookers have two or more temperature settings. Slow cookers come with either two or three temperature settings: low and high or low, medium and high. Read on to find out why there are different settings. I’ve also included a time conversion chart if you want to convert the cooking times from a low to a high setting and vice versa. Temperature settings of slow cookerYou...

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Simply Delicious Chili Con Carne

Simply Delicious Chili Con Carne

This Chili Con Carne recipe is a little bit more labor intensive than my lastbeef chili recipe. Of course the trade off is that it’s absolutely delicious! There are a few extra steps to brown the peppers and ground beef. But trust me…it’s so worth it! Prep time: About 20 minutes Cooking time: 6-8 hours on Low, 3-4 hours on High Makes a total of 4-6 servings Chili Con Carne Ingredients 1 1/2...

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Delicious Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Delicious Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Chicken Cacciatore in Italian means a meal prepared in a “hunter style”. The most popular kind of Cacciatore dish is made with braised chicken. A number of dishes including chicken, beef or veal use the name cacciatore. All it really means is that the dish is cooked with tomatoes. The rest of the ingredients are up to the cook and can include other ingredients like herbs, onions, mushrooms,...

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Quick Solutions To Slow Cooker Recipe Dilemmas

Quick Solutions To Slow Cooker Recipe Dilemmas

Slow cookers are fairly easy to use but every now and again you can have recipe problems. Here’s a run down of some common issues and how to fix them in a jiffy! They include uneven cooking, watery and bland food, food sticking or burning and having a power outage while slow cooking. Problem 1- The food comes out cooked unevenly. Typical Solutions – The meat and vegetables need to be cut into...

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Beer in Beef Stew Slow Cooker Recipe

Beer in Beef Stew Slow Cooker Recipe

The beer in this beef stew really makes the meat nice and tender. The recipe itself is very similar to the Beef Borginon except that the Beef Borginon recipe calls for wine. Both use liquor to tenderize the meat while it slow cooks. Prep time: Less than 15 minutes Cooking time: Makes 4-6 servings Beef Stew Ingredients 2 lb stewing beef – Trim any excess fat and cut into 1 inch cubes 2 Tbsp...

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(Coq Au Vin) or Chicken in Red Wine

(Coq Au Vin) or Chicken in Red Wine

This Chicken in Red Wine recipe is another one of my favorites. You might notice that this recipe  and the way you prepare it, is very similar to my Bourginon Recipe (Beef in Wine). I broke it down into smaller steps and you’ll find that prep time goes fairly quick. You can broil the meat while you’re sauteing the vegetables. Then after the cooking is done you make a sauce, pour it over the...

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