Category Archives: Slow Cooker

Apple Sage Butternut Squash Soup in the Slow Cooker – YUM!

 This recipe worked out really well. We added a bit of milk to give a creamier taste – but it is not necessary if you want to keep this lactose free – just add a bit more stock. It is … Continue reading

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Making Ossobucco – yummy! And in the slow cooker it is a snap to make!

 This is a really easy recipe for Osso-bucco using my Slow Cooker. Slow-Cooker Osso Buco Servings: 4 Bottom of Form Ingredients ·        1/2 cup all-purpose flour ·        Four 1-1/2- to 2-inch-thick veal shanks (about 2-1/2 lb.) ·        Kosher salt and freshly … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Quinoa and Couscous Chicken Casserole in the Slow Cooker

 Slow cookers seemed to be made for cooking beans, tomatoes, rice or quinoa or grains of any kind. I made this gluten free for a young friend who was going to be visiting and it came out so well that … Continue reading

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Changing your favorite recipes into slow cooker recipes!

 ALLRECIPES is a great website and I got this fabulous tip from them – here is the link: http://dish.allrecipes.com/recipes-tips-convert-slow-cooker/?prop26=whatscooking&prop25=5387083448&prop27=2017-01-19&did=121929-20170119&eaid=13631981&hid=3dd8bf9f54f4e4b1d93019915ccd0696fe74e136 If you have a favorite stovetop or oven recipe that you wish you could make in the slow cooker? If it … Continue reading

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Had no electricity for a few hours – ohh my -we are SO dependent on the grid!

 For a few hours yesterday ( with all the bad storms in California) we were without electricity. OH MY we are so dependent on the grid – scary how vulnerable we are to sabotage and what damage it could do … Continue reading

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Vegetable Slow Cooker Cholent

This is the perfect low calorie filling comfort food for cold wintry evenings. I have modified a recipe that is often prepared on Friday afternoons and left to cook in the slow cooker through Saturday lunch until ready to serve. … Continue reading

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Best Chili Ever! Using a tip that makes it taste amazing! In the slow cooker of course!

 Chili in the slow cooker is one of my favorite things to make – soooo easy! I tried out this recipe and after a few experiments found a way to make it truly exceptional! ENJOY! Little Farm Slow Cooker Chili … Continue reading

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Chicken Curry South African Style

South Africans love curry. So do folks from the UK. South Africa has a large and prosperous Indian community ( you may recall that Gandhi lived there for a while). So curry is part of the normal menu in a … Continue reading

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Another great slow cooker recipe – so easy!

 Yes it is clear – the slow cooker is my favorite kitchen toy – I LOVE IT! Throw everything in and off you go on your day’s adventures and when you come home the house smells divine and dinner is … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Cioppino – add or subtract any fish you like or dislike! Very versatile recipe!

 I love scallops – my husband doesn’t. Some are allergic to shell fish or don’t eat it – you can still make this cioppino by using other kinds of fish like monkfish, or cod, or halibut or salmon or even … Continue reading

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A Slow Cooker Onion Soup – easy and delicious – great for winter nights

 I tried this recipe and it was truly delicious – it was from Allrecipes.com – hope you like it! Slow Cooker French Onion Soup Ingredients ·        6 tablespoons butter ·        4 large yellow onions, sliced and separated into rings ·        … Continue reading

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Our Farm Manager Max Arteaga has the best seasoning mix! Here it is! Use on all main course holiday foods!

We use this seasoning mix on everything – fish, meat, poultry and vegetables. I even added it to a cheese sandwich the other day! YUM! And so easy. Try it out!  Little Farm Manager Max Arteaga’s Seasoning Mix – for … Continue reading

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The best part about the election is that it is over! YAY! And now we can focus on great recipes!

 So relieved that the election is over – now to focus on some really great recipes! I was longing for some lamb stew – so I took pieces of lamb already cut into bite sizes, and made a really delicious … Continue reading

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Easy, fast, delicious and using my favorite slow cooker!

This is easy and tasty and fast! Throw everything into the slow cooker and go about your day – your home smells divine when you return! Slow Cooker Chicken and Olives   Ingredients: 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 (6ounce) can tomato … Continue reading

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Remember the cabbage soup that was supposed to make you lose weight? Here it is!

Losing weight means watching calorie intake and exercising daily – in moderation. Here is a recipe – boring but pretty good. I can take it for about three days and then I am done! Enjoy! Cabbage Fat-Burning Soup Ingredients 5 … Continue reading

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The most divine minestrone soup !

We love minestrone – but this one was the best ever as we cooked it in the slow cooker. Enjoy! Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup ( Low in Calories too – about 200 calories for 2 cups) Ingredients: 1 (15 oz) … Continue reading

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Chicken Olives Capers and the Slow Cooker

We just finished a truly delicious dinner – and here is the easy recipe for you. Chicken with Olives Capers and Couscous Ingredients 2 (14.5-ounce) cans no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained 1 1/2 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth, divided 1 onion, … Continue reading

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Cabbage Casserole – a one dish dinner that could not be easier! In the Slow Cooker of course!

Cabbage Roll Casserole Ingredients 2 pounds ground chicken 1 cup chopped onion 1 (29 ounce) can tomato sauce ( note this is NOT ketchup!) 3 1/2 pounds chopped cabbage 1 cup uncooked brown rice ( you could use white rice but we … Continue reading

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Went to a lovely wedding of dear friends – the best organized wedding I have attended in a while!

Kay and John married – surrounded by grandkids, children, siblings and friends – what a gorgeous wedding. Exactly as one would dream about! And now as we hope and wait for rain – here is a great rainy day recipe! … Continue reading

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Cooking for the cold weather – yummy stews in the slow cooker!

Beef Stew in the Slow Cooker 4 medium potatoes , cut into quarters (4 cups) 2 cups fresh OR frozen whole baby carrots 1 stalk celery , cut into 1″ pieces 1 medium Italian plum tomato , diced 2 1/2 … Continue reading

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