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Archive for November, 2009

Crock-Pot bread pudding: divine delight

As an orphan this Thanksgiving, I headed to the Eubanks household to celebrate the big day. Not wanting to arrive empty handed, I brought along a special Crock-Pot dessert: chocolate raspberry bread pudding.

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Crock-Pot Chicken Pot Pie – recipe included!

It’s the day before Thanksgiving and Elissa and I had a boo-boo: we each thought the other one was cooking in our slow cookers today. With no Crock-Pot use in play, I’m considering revisiting the chicken pot pie I made at the beginning of the project. And also throwing together a chowder in my slow cooker faster than I can type this sentence.

The flavor of the aforementioned chicken pot pie recipe was pretty tasty, but its fatal flaw was that it is missing the pie. Our plan is to buy a ready-made pie crust today, thaw out the pot pie filling and see how it bakes in its proper vessel. Meanwhile, I’m preparing a Crock-Pot chocolate raspberry bread pudding for tomorrow’s Thanksgiving feast, so wish me luck!

For those of you curious to try the chicken pot pie recipe from “Slow Cooker: The Best Cookbook Ever With More than 400 Easy-to-Make Recipes” at home, here you go:

Ingredients:

3 cups chicken broth

1 tsp. dried thyme

4 medium Yukon gold potatoes cut into ½ inch cubes

2 …

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Second chances and redemption; Shanghai Pork. Recipe included!

I chose this Shanghai-styled pork recipe from “Slow Cooker: The Best Cookbook Ever With More than 400 Easy-to-Make Recipes” because I thought it sounded very tasty and was outside what I’d normally prepare.

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Crock-Pot beef stew stirs up lessons, memories

My mother has made Crock-Pot beef stew for as long as I can recall. I remember looking forward to this meal as a child, sitting in the aroma-filled kitchen doing my homework eagerly waiting for the tender and tasty bits of meat, potatoes and carrots. It is the ultimate comfort food in the fall.

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Crock-Pot mission takes unexpected turn to baby food

In a perfect world, pumpkin and ginger are always best friends; with mirepoix (celery, onion and carrots) as a base, nothing can go wrong; and Elissa and I are top-tier chefs.

None of these things, it turns out, are true.

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Tell us your favorite Thanksgiving side dishes

FDthanksgiving spreadTurkey is usually the star of the Thanksgiving meal, but many of us love the sides just as much.

Vegetables, dressing, cranberry sauce, the list goes on and on. It’s a parade of holiday deliciousness, but which one is your favorite? And do you make it yourself or let someone else do the cooking?

Tell us about that perfect Thanksgiving side dish. And where did you have the best version of it you’ve ever tasted?

Take a look at some of the tasty treats we’re all looking forward to this Thanksgiving.

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