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post #41 of 105
Oooh, crockpot lasagna sounds good.
post #42 of 105
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Originally Posted by amyamanda View Post
chicken carcass broth here, too.
Me too Every week I roast a chicken (in the oven) and then make a bone broth with the carcass and any other leftover bones I have.


Besides that (okay, I know you said one, but that's not really a MEAL, right : ) I make this most often (maybe once or twice a month).

I take black beans cooked already tender and put them in the slowcooker. I add a little salt and seasoning then top them with seasoned chicken thighs (sometimes boneless, sometimes with bone). Let it cook on low for several hours. Use in various mexican dishes.
post #43 of 105
I cook pinto beans most often. Sometimes those get turned into a crockpot veggie chili.
post #44 of 105
subbing. good ideas here, thanks!
post #45 of 105
we like tortilla soup, here is our recipe:
1 can black beans
1can corn
1 can tomatos (stewed, sauce whatever)
1 can chicken broth
6 corn tortillas (torn up, chopped)

Cook on low 6ish hours.

The tortillas end up disintegrating into the soup, as a thickener. You can also add chicken.
post #46 of 105
I am just starting to really get to know my crock pot So I have been making alot of new things with it! My DH and I really like to cut up potatoes, carrots, little onion and a whole chicken with some brown gravy! It is soooo yummy after a day of cooking
post #47 of 105
Soon, pot roast and loose beef for sandwiches.

My mom and step dad buy a whole cow every year and my mom isn't big on roasts so she gives them to me...all I have to buy for roast is corn, carrots (Free from wic), potatos and the season mix.

I can't wait till my mom gets another cow...supposed to be pretty soon.
post #48 of 105
Pot Roast, hands down. It's really the only thing I've made. I need to get a larger crockpot. We have the small one that's good for roasts and soups, but not for casseroles- which is sad because I have a bunch of yummy breakfast casserole recipes that I would love to put on when labor starts.

Maybe I should add a crock pot to my Goodwill wish list...
post #49 of 105
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Originally Posted by AGlimmeringHope View Post
Pot Roast, hands down. It's really the only thing I've made. I need to get a larger crockpot. We have the small one that's good for roasts and soups, but not for casseroles- which is sad because I have a bunch of yummy breakfast casserole recipes that I would love to put on when labor starts.

Maybe I should add a crock pot to my Goodwill wish list...
Could you share the breakfast caserole please.
post #50 of 105
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Originally Posted by EviesMom View Post
Carrot-Lentil Soup most often.
I made this last night and it was very good, thanks for the idea!
post #51 of 105
Chili. And if I'm having a party, Mac & Cheese. Mmmm...I just had some Mac & Cheese for dinner last night, but out of the oven!
post #52 of 105
Who posted about the garlic/ginger chicken? Can I have the recipe for that pretty please? :
post #53 of 105
Chicken Curry-

3 tablespoons all purpouse flour
3 tablespoons curry powder
1.5 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1.5 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces
2 cups peeled and chopped potatoes (I'm too lazy to peel them)
1.5 cups bias sliced carrots
1 cup coarsely chopped cooking apple
3/4 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic minced
1 fresh jalepeno pepper seeded and finely chopped
1 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon
1/2 cup water
1 13.5 ounce can unsweetened coconut milk


1. In large plastic bag combine flour, curry powder, cumin, and salt. Add Chicken, seal bag and shake to coat.

2. In crock pot- combine potatoes, carrots, apple, onion, garlic, jalapeno pepper and bouillon. Top with chicken. Pour water over all.

3. Cover and cook on low heat for 6-8 hours or high heat for 3-4 hours.
post #54 of 105
mac and cheese in the crock pot? How do you do that?
post #55 of 105
subbing - some great ideas - I need to use my crockpot more...
keep the recipes coming
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post #56 of 105
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Originally Posted by Arduinna View Post
mac and cheese in the crock pot? How do you do that?

CROCK POT MACARONI AND CHEESE

8 oz. macaroni, cooked and drained Make sure you do not over cook macaroni
1 tall can evaporated milk
1 1/2 c. milk
1/2 tsp. salt
3 c. grated cheese
2 eggs, well beaten
1/4 stick melted butter

Cook on low for 3 hours and 15 minutes. Do NOT lift lid during cooking. Spray crock pot with Pam for easier cleaning. Make sure you do not over
post #57 of 105
The 1 thing we do most in the crock pot is any type of meat with bbq sauce. Cooked all day and it's falling apart at dinner time. I usually do enough at a time to have 2-3 meals. My other favorites are chili, which is done pretty often although it's getting rough at this point with heartburn and roast which is much less frequent.
post #58 of 105
i make beef stew the most -dhs favorite i recently made sweet and sour pork picadilla came out surprisingly good. also meatbals are another favorite along w/ chili and soups.
post #59 of 105
Chili and Pot Roast. They're the only two things I can really reliably put in the crock in the morning and have be perfectly done and not burnt or too dry when I get home.
post #60 of 105
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Originally Posted by celestialdreamer View Post
Well I can try to estimate how much of each ingredient for you. I usually put in about 2 turkey legs or thighs without the skin and 3 big peeled sweet potatoes cut into big chunks. Then I mix up in a bowl 1 can of baked beans (or I use homemade ones from the freezer), 1/2 can tomato sauce, 1/3c. (?) brown sugar and a pinch of cloves. You can add a little more or less of any of these and it will still work great. Pour over the turkey and sweet potatoes and cook on low for about 8 hrs or until the turkey and potatoes are tender and done. Great with cornbread!
Yum! Just went to the store tonight and going to try it Friday. I'll let you know how it goes. Thanks!
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