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Showing posts with label Crockpot. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Crockpot. Show all posts

Monday, September 29, 2008

All Day Macaroni & Cheese (Crockpot)

All Day Macaroni & Cheese (Crockpot)

8 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
1 (12 oz) can evaporated milk
1-1/2 cups milk
2 eggs
4 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Place the cooked macaroni in a slow cooker that has been coated with
nonstick vegetable spray. Add the evaporated milk, milk, eggs, and 3
cups of the Cheddar cheese. Mix well. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup
cheese, then cover and cook on the Low setting for 5 to 6 hours, or
until the mixture is firm and golden around the edges. Do not remove
the cover or stir until the macaroni has finished cooking.

Yield: 4 servings

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Slow Cooker Old-World Corned Beef and Vegetables

2 1/2 pounds medium new potatoes, (about 8), cut in half
2 cups baby-cut carrots
1 cup frozen small whole onions, thawed
1 corned beef brisket (3 to 3 1/2 pounds)
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons cold water

1. Mix potatoes, carrots and onions in 4- to 6-quart slow cooker.
2. Thoroughly rinse corned beef; discard seasoning packet. Place beef on vegetables; sprinkle with pepper. Mix 1/2 cup water and the Worcestershire sauce; pour over beef.
3. Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 9 hours or until beef and vegetables are tender.
4. Remove beef and vegetables from slow cooker; cover to keep warm. Pour juices from slow cooker into 1-quart saucepan; heat to boiling. Mix cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir into juices. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce has thickened. Serve sauce with beef and vegetables.

Note: This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:9 hr 15 min
Makes:10 servings

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Corned Beef & Cabbage

3 to 4 lb. corned beef brisket with spice packet
(If corned beef did not come with a spice packet, use 1/2 tsp. dill weed plus salt & pepper to taste.)
4 medium potatoes - cut into chunks
3 large carrots, sliced or 1 cup baby carrots
l large white sweet onion - cut in half crosswise, then into thick slices
1 head cabbage - cut into wedges
2 cups water
1/4 cup honey
2 T. brown sugar
2 T. Dijon-style mustard

Preparation -
Place the corned beef in a dutch oven or a stock pot; cover with water. Add the spices. Cover, bring to a boil, then reduce heat. Simmer for about 2 to 3 hours or until tender. Add the potatoes, carrots and onion. Cook for about 30 to 40 minutes longer or until the vegetables are barely tender. Meanwhile - combine the honey, mustard and brown sugar. Add to the corned beef along with the cabbage wedges, and cook 20 minutes longer. Remove the corned beef. Slice it across the grain. Place on a large serving platter with the cabbage and other vegetables.
Crockpot Directions -
Place the corned beef in a crockpot; Add the spice packet, potatoes, carrots, onion, and 1 cup water. Cover and cook on low for about 5 hours. Add the cabbage and 1 cup water; push down into the liquid as much as possible. Cook on low for an additional 2-1/2 to 3 hours.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Chicken And Dumplings For The Crock Pot

2 broiler chickens cut into serving pieces
1 onion chopped
2 ribs celery chopped
2 T. chopped celery leaves
1 clove garlic minced
1/4 c flour
2 c chicken broth
1 t. sugar
1t. salt
1/8 t. pepper
1/2 t. basil leaves
1 bay leaf
1/4 c. parsley
Basil Dumplings( Recipe below)
2 pkgs. frozen green peas

Put chicken pieces in crock. Add onion, celery, celery leaves and gqarlic. Sprinkle with flour and mix well. Add sugar, salt, pepper, basil, bay and parsley.
Cover and cook on low 8-10 hrs. Stir peas into mixture. Cover and cook on high 45 mins. Shortly before cooking time is completed, fix Basil dumplings. Drop dumplings on boiling stew. Cover and cook on High 15 mins. or til dumplings are done.

Mix 2 c Bisquick and 1 t. basil in a bowl. Add 2/3 c. milk and stir til dough is formed. Proceed as directed in recipe.

Recipe from: Nancy's Kitchen


Wednesday, January 16, 2008



8 medium potatoes, sliced 1/8-inch thick
16 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
bacon bits to taste
salt and pepper
1 can (10 3/4 ounces) cream of chicken soup
1/2 cup milk


Spray crockpot with non-stick cooking spray.
Mix cream of chicken soup with 1/2 cup milk.
Layer in the slow cooker/Crock Pot:
Potato slices (about 1/8" thick), cheddar cheese, bacon bits, salt & pepper, soup mixture.
Top the entire crock with soup mixture.

Continue to layer those ingredients until the crock was full, then cover and cook on LOW for 9 to 11 hours.

Friday, January 11, 2008


1 1/2 lbs ground beef
1 small onions, minced
2 stalks celery, chopped
1/4 cup chopped green peppers, optional
1 (12-ounce) bottle chili sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish

Brown meat, onion, celery, and green pepper til meat loses its pink color. Drain off fat. Put meat mixture into crockpot. Add remaining ingredients. Stir. Cook on low for 3-4 hours

Thursday, January 10, 2008


Place in crock pot in order:
3 carrots, cut in 3 inch pieces
3-4 lb. corned beef brisket
2-3 med. onions, quartered
1-2 c. water
1/2 sm. cabbage, cut in wedges

Add cabbage to liquid, pushing down to moisten, after 6 hours on low or 3 hours on high. Cover and cook 10-12 hours on low, 5-6 hours on high. To prepare more cabbage, cook separately in skillet. Remove 1 cup of broth from crock pot during last hour of cooking. Pour over cabbage wedges in skillet. Cover and cook 20-30 minutes.

Tuesday, January 8, 2008


1 lb pork sausage
1 lb. ground beef
2 15-oz cans kidney beans
1 28 oz can tomatoes (cutup)
1 6 oz can tomato paste
1 cup chopped onion
2 cups chopped green peppers
1 cup sliced celery
2 cloves garlic (minced)
2 tsp. salt
2 tsp chili powder

In pan cook sausage and ground beef, until browned.
Drain off excess fat. Transfer meat to crockery cooker.
Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and coo on low heat
for 8-10 hours in crock-pot.

Monday, January 7, 2008


6 OR 8 boneless chicken breasts
6 or 8 slices bacon
1 pkg dried beef
1 can mushroom soup
1/4 cup sour cream mixed with 1/4 cup flour

Arrange dried beef on bottom of greased Crock Pot.
Wrap each piece of chicken with bacon and lay on
top of beef. Mix soup and sour cream together; pour
over chicken. Cover and cook on low, for 8 hours or
high for 3 hours. Serve over hot buttered noodles.

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Crockpot Macaroni & Cheese

1 ½ cups macaroni, cooked & drained
3 eggs
1 can evaporated milk
2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

Put cooked & drained macaroni in crock pot.

Mix eggs,evaporated milk & shredded cheese together.

Pour over macaroni & stir.

Add additional shredded cheese to the top if desired.

Put lid on and cook on low for 3 hours. Do not remove lid.

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