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  1. Crockpot
    Seems like I've been using my crock pot a lot lately. I've cooked red beans & sausage, chilli, cherry cobbler and roast with potatoes & carrots in the last couple of weeks in it. What's your favorite thing to cook in yours?:listen:
  2. Crockpot
    I just wanted to share about these ladies for those of us who love to cook in our slow cookers...they have a youtube channel, a facebook page & a website as well. They were called The Crockpot Girls but just last week they've had to change names to The Crockin' Girls because of some type of...
  3. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    I am single and a vegan. Eating a vat of anything longer than about 4 days gets really old to me. I do it a lot, but it has to taste great to make it possible for me to endure it that long. I don't know how crock pot cooking would really work for me. I have a crock pot and use it...
  4. Crockpot
    Steel-cut Oatmeal with Raisins (1.5qt-3qt crock pot) -3/4 cup steel-cut oats -1/4 cup raisin (or dried cherries, dried blueberries, dried cranberries or dried craisins- sweetened dried cranberries) -zest of one orange or tangerine -pinch of mace -3 cups water 1) Combine the oats, dried...
  5. Healthy Cooking
    Crock Pot Ranch Chicken 1 Whole Chicken 1 packet Dry Ranch Mix Seasoning Cover inside of crock pot with foil and spray with cooking spray. Rinse chicken and pat dry. Sprinkle with Dry Ranch mix and lightly rub into chicken. Place in Crock Pot and cook on high 4-5 hours.
  6. Crockpot
    I am making meatballs in the crock pot for my birthday! Here is what I normally do. Take the meat, and egg, breadcrumbs and spices. Mix. Roll in balls. Put in oven til brown and throw in crock pot and cover with Ragu. I cook it on high for like 5 hours. They fall apart and the sauce separates...
  7. Meal planning
    I'm hosting a party on Saturday and am trying to find food that doesn't need to be cooked on the grill. its supposed to be 90 degrees and I don't want to be tied to the grill. I'm ordering a cold cut platter and I'm going to do pulled pork in the crock pot. I feel like I need one more "meat"...
  8. Crockpot Recipes
    Crock Pot Roasted Chicken Meal Recipe DescriptionJuicy seasoned roasted chicken with baked potatoes and roasted veggies. Makes a one pot meal. Preparation Steps:Clean, rinse, and pat dry whole chicken. Gather ingredients. Wash and dry Potatoes, then prick with fork or knife...
  9. Crockpot
    We have a large pot a 7 qt one and are thinking of getting a smaller one. Are they all basically the same? Or is one brand significantly better than another?
  10. Crockpot
    1lb of ground meat (turkey, beef) I have a friend that used pulled pieces of chicken taco seasoning onions (diced) 3 cups chicken broth (of 3 cups water and 3 boulion cubes) 2 can diced tomatoes 2 cans of any beans (i just made some pintos the night before) 1 can of corn (although next time i am...
  11. Crockpot Recipes
    Barbecued Beef in Crock Pot Recipe DescriptionBarbecued Beef for sandwiches or meat dish Preparation Steps: Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:10 hrs Ingredients:3 pounds beef 1 1/2 cups ketchup 1 Tbsp Dijon Style Mustard 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 Tbsp...
  12. Crockpot Recipes
    Crock Pot in a jar? Recipe DescriptionLooking for Christmas recipies Preparation Steps:Buy dad stuff! Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:.5 -8 hrs Ingredients:hOPING TO FIND OUT Serves:? Directions:Looking for recipies for my dad, recently lost my...
  13. Kitchen Basics
    If anyone is in need of a new one, Lowes has a 3.5qt crock pot on sale for $9.99 Nov 27 -30. Here is the entire ad. http://lowes.shoplocal.com/lowes/default.aspx?action=entryflash&StoreID=2564693
  14. Freebies
    featuring 50 Pages of Quick and Easy Recipes + Quick & Easy Recipe Newsletter for FREE! Get this brand new FREE eCookbook collection of delicious and hearty Crock-Pot recipes, which has everything from Slow Cooker pork recipes and Slow Cooker soups to Slow Cooker desserts and Slow Cooker...
  15. Frugal Living
    Hey everybody! So I have been doing really great with being super frugal...even my husband is on board and excited about it...but recently a wrench was thrown into my frugal plan (albeit a wonderful wrench) when I found out I was pregnant with our second child...maybe I was bit too frugal with...
  16. Kitchen Basics
    Over the weekend I purchased a crock pot, found a recipe on recipezaar that sounded good, went grocery shopping, and had every intention of cooking on Saturday. It didn't happen. Today, I finally took the plunge and am making some beef stroganoff. About 15 minutes ago I got everything prepped...
  17. Question and Answer
    I sure would appreciate any feedback! I purchased a brand new slow cooker last night at an auction. I have never used such an appliance. It is a Hamilton Beach 3-in-1 (it has three size inserts...2 qt, 4 qt, and 6 qt). I have wanted to purchase a slow cooker since hearing all the rave...
  18. Kitchen Basics
    I haven't cooked in my crock pot for over a year and don't have a good memory! (It's a medical thing...) I put the "whole chicken" in the crockpot at 10:20 am. Discovered at 12:30 pm that my "plugin" had "tripped", (who knows when) so I pressed the reset button at 12:27 pm. Will my "whole...
  19. Crockpot
    Ok so I am trying to make something quick and yummy for dinner before trick or treating tonite. If I put a tri-tip in the crock will it shred like a roast? Help me PLEASE!!!!:hungry:: I will be waiting patiently here @ the keyboard:pepsi::whistle:
  20. Crockpot
    I'm trying to make new things for dinner and cut down on the spending, my mother gave me a brand new crockpot that she never used today, but I am scared to death to leave it running all day while I am at work. I have NEVER used one of these before and I am scared of a fire... please tell me I'm...
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