slow cooker

Smoky Mango Pulled Pork

Ingredients: 3 lb boneless pork shoulder roast (trim off excess fat) 1/4 cup chili sauce 1/4 cup pomegranate infused balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup bourbon 1 tablespoon chipotle hot sauce 2 teaspoons smokehouse black pepper 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoon mesquite liquid smoke 1 1/2 teaspoon Mexican hot chili powder […]

Spiced Pear Oatmeal

Ingredients:2 Bosc pears, cored and sliced thinly2 1/4 cup pear cider1 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats1 tablespoon dark brown sugar1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon nutmegsprinkle salt Directions:Place all ingredients in the slow cooker. Cook on low overnight (8-9 hours). Stir and serve. Serves about four. My thoughts: I’ve been hearing […]

Green Tea & Tangerine Tapioca Pudding

Ingredients: 2 cups whole milk 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup small pearl tapioca (not instant) 1 teaspoon matcha powder* zest and juice from 1/2 tangerine 1 egg Directions: Set the slow cooker on low. Pour the milk, tapioca, matcha and sugar in, whisk until the sugar dissolves. Cook for 1 […]

Mulled Wine

Ingredients: 1 bottle red wine*2 cups boiling water1/2 cup brandy1/4 cup honey (or to taste)2 cinnamon sticks8 whole cloves1 teaspoon cardamom seeds (or pods crushed)1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg1 lemon sliced2 tangerines (or oranges) sliced1 apple sliced Slow-cooker directions: Turn slow cooker to low. Add boiling water and dissolve honey in […]

Pork Adobada (in the slow cooker)

Pork Adobada (in the slow cooker)Ingredients: 3 lbs pork loin1 medium onion, chopped 5 garlic cloves, chopped6 Anaheim dried red chilies, seeded (reserve seeds) 4 pasilla chilies, seeded (reserve seeds) 1½ cup chicken stock (more if needed)1/2 cup cider vinegar 4 tablespoons bitter orange4 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons tomato […]

Roast Beef with Garlic (in the slow cooker)

Roast Beef with Garlic (in the slow cooker)Ingredients: 3 lbs boneless beef chuck roast, trimmed10 oz mushrooms, chopped2 tablespoons vegetable oil2 medium onions, chopped24 cloves garlic, chopped2 beef bouillon cubes1/2 cup hot water12 ounces lager beer1 tablespoon light brown sugar2 tablespoons Dijon mustard1 tablespoon cider vinegar1 teaspoon cornstarch, dissolved in […]

Pulled Pork (in the slow cooker)

Pulled Pork Ingredients:3 lb boneless pork shoulder roast (trim off excess fat)1 cup chili sauce (like Heinz)1/4 cup cider vinegar1/4 cup Barbados mustard style hot pepper sauce1 teaspoon chili powder1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1 teaspoon liquid smoke2 tablespoon dark brown sugar2 teaspoons black pepper2 teaspoons salt2 tablespoons barbecue dry rub (like […]

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons corn starch1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon dry mustard1/4 teaspoon pepper2 1/2 cups milk2 tablespoons butter2 cups (8 oz) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, reserving 1/2 cup2 cups (8 oz) pasta, cooked 5 minutes and drained Directions: In a microwavable bowl, combine the corn starch, salt, dry mustard and pepper. […]

Slow Cooker Burgundy Beef

Ingredients:2 pounds beef bottom round, cubed2 tablespoons flour1/4 teaspoon allspice1 cup burgundy wine1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1 tablespoon good quality Dijon mustard8 ounces sliced Portobello mushrooms5 ounces white pearl onions2 cloves garlic, chopped2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca (to thicken)olive oilsaltblack pepper Directions: In a large bowl, mix together wine, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon […]