We think of bay leaves as something that is used in tomato based dishes, but they have a wonderful flavor that works well with thyme.
Most people will use dried bay leaves and thyme leaves.
I have a huge laurel tree by the house so I just pick as needed.
Sadly, I had to use dried thyme.
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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 make moist, tender chicken breasts in 30 – 40 minutes in a skillet.
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My local supermarket had cranberries yesterday.
They looked a little long in the tooth – as if they’d been shipped from store to store, frantically looking for some one to buy them before they went totally toes-up.
On principle, really.
I mean, if you can’t get them on the shelves in a timely manner….
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