Slow cooking

Slow cooker Greek style Chicken and Potatoes

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 This easy and flavorful dish was the fruit of my efforts last week to clean up my fridge and freezer from a myriad of forgotten ingredients. It really doesn’t get much easier than this. Just pop the potatoes and chicken in the crock, brush with some sauce and wait. The only laborious part is skinning the […]

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Slow-Cooker corn and fish Chowder

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Finally. A recipe interesting enough to share. I planned to tell you how I’m feeling all better now but then I managed to jam my lower back rolling out off bed. How pathetic is that? Now I need help putting  my socks on. So romantic. No wonder my poor husband falls all over himself trying […]

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Slow Cooker Sesame Broccoli and Mushrooms

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Why order Chinese? balance these deliciously Asian tasting veggies on top of white rice or some  noodles and there you have it!  No wok, no stir frying, no oil splashes on your  nice kitchen counters, no hassle. Simply dump your ingredients in the slow cooker and set the buzzer for two hours. This dish tastes kinda adult-ish. […]

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Slow cooker Lentil Dahl

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I swear I do not own Fenugreek, Kaffir lime leaves, green Cardamom, black cumin seeds or any other substance you need wikipedia’s  help to spell out. What I do own as of last week is an easy-peasy (lentils are so hard to rhyme) lentil dahl (inspired, I have no claim of authenticity) dish that cooks itself […]

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Slow cooker Maple Salmon

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I love my slow cooker. Thanks to it’s magic, I no longer suffer from Salmonophobia. Until this very afternoon, I have never attempted to cook Salmon. It is sad but true. But no more! This recipe was made with 6 Salmon fillets I had in my freezer. I have yet to try with fresh salmon but it […]

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Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup

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  This soup is a square meal in a bowl. You should really make this soup. It made my babies practically lick their bowls and my husband pledge his eternal love forever more. OK, so I invented that one, but my kids DID devour their portions. Another reason you should make this soup? It is a proud participant in my ever […]

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Morrocan inspired meatballs with tomatoes, olives and lemon

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My husband asked for some meatloaf. Good old meatloaf. The baby was napping and the meat was on the counter. All I had to do was assemble one of the easiest dishes known to mankind and then drink my coffee in peace. Almost too easy. Too easy. Boring. I just couldn’t do it. My palate […]

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Grandma’s braised chicken

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  Lately I find myself craving (and cooking) comfort foods. Maybe it’s the weather. Or the lack of sleep. Perhaps it’s spending the holiday so far away from my family. Whatever it may be, I long for simple, good dishes that warm you from the inside out. My grandmother passed away recently, at the advanced age […]

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Slow cooker Hungarian beef stew

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My theory about slow cookers is that they are supposed to work for me and not vice versa. Chopping, browning, draining and cleaning BEFORE placing your ingredients in the slow cooker just doesn’t make any sense to me. I might as well leave the dish in its original pot and end up with less dishes. The […]

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Slowcoocker sweet n spicy meat balls

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These are definitely different from your regular meatball. The speed in which they disappear will be different as well. Do try these at home. Slowcoocker sweet n spicy meat balls  Ingredients: For the Meatballs: 750 gr lean ground beef 1 cup breadcrumbs 1 beaten egg 1 finely minced onion ( cheat and use the the food processor) salt and pepper […]

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