Posts Tagged ‘slow cooker’

Home-Cooked Beans (Stovetop, Slow Cooker or Pressure Cooker)

May 4, 2011 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Mexican, Recipes, Side Dish

It’s been a while since I cooked a pot of beans but since I was having friends over for a fiesta-themed meal, I decided to pull out all the stops. Sure, you can always use canned beans as a side dish, but home-cooked beans are so much better! This recipe comes from chef Rick Bayless, […]

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Tips for using a slow cooker

January 21, 2011 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Cookware & Cooking Gadgets, Handy Hints

If you’re someone who uses a slow cooker (whether frequently or infrequently), here’s some handy hints for getting the most out of this popular appliance: Eleven Tips for Slow Cooker Meals -from foodnetwork.com Slow cookers are a wonderful way to make a meal. The key to creating a delicious slow-cooked meal? Knowing the rules. Follow these 11 tips, and […]

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Crockpot Sweet and Spicy Asian Pork Shoulder

October 11, 2010 by andrea | 7 Comments | Filed in Asian, Crockpot, Main Dish, Pork, Recipes

This recipe rocks! Just throw a few ingredients in the crockpot, let it cook for 4-8 hours (depending on low or high setting) and you’ve got a flavorful meal with very little effort. The super-tender pork is flavored with five-spice, soy sauce and ginger, and gets a little heat from the chili-garlic sauce. The addition of […]

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