slow cooker

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chili

It can be paired with a salad, a sandwich (especially good with peanut butter), cornbread, crackers, pasta, potatoes and lots of other things.

Chicken Stock Great For Home Cooking

Anytime you roast a chicken, or even chicken parts, save all the trimmings, bones and skin. Just put it all in the pot with some cut-up carrots, celery, onions and some herbs with enough water to cover completely to make a terrific stock to use for all sorts of cooking projects.

Take It Slow, Even In Summer

For my money, a slow cooker is a useful appliance. Although it’s not usually worth keeping on the countertop all the time, it is worth finding some storage space for when you’re not using it.

Recipe: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

I tried one new recipe recently that I have to say is certainly a keeper. This produced a succulent pork suitable for so many uses from sandwiches to barbecue to fried rice.

Get Creative With Veggies

One challenge for cooks is to come up with new ways to prepare foods. We tend to fall back on tried and true methods, often relying on the way we ate when we were growing up.