One of the comments I have occasionally seen about using a slow cooker is that the flavors tend to dissipate with the long, slow cooking time.
On reading those comments my thoughts were: Use more / stronger flavors!
So that’s what I’ve been doing.
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I don’t have anything in my vegetable garden yet.
Actually, I haven’t even thought about it yet. I need warm sunshine to put me in the mood.
We’ve had cold wind and rain.
Still – I have started to crave spring foods.
I saw the… Continue reading.....
As much as I love my slow cooker I am reluctant to cook chicken breasts in it.
One reason is that I have read the long slow cooking tend to produce dry chicken.
Why would we want that?
The other reason is that I can… Continue reading.....
I decided it was time to make a quiche.
I haven’t been making them lately…. partly because I wasn’t buying any suitable vegetables.
I wasn’t buying any suitable vegetables because I had a plethora of spaghetti squash to get through.
I like that word…. plethora.… Continue reading.....
I was meandering around the internet, looking for inspiration, and ran across a recipe for Thai Pork.
It sounded interesting, except for the bird’s-eye (very hot) peppers…. and the fact that it was made in an Instant Pot.
I don’t have an Instant Pot.
I’m… Continue reading.....
This is a proper, old-fashioned soup, the kind that should be made over two days.
On the first day you make the stock, cooking it slowly for 3 or 4 or 5 hours. Then strain it and chill it to remove all the fat.
Of… Continue reading.....