Crock Pot Cooking

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  1. ghb69

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    We have baking and several breakfast threads. How about some Crock Pot favorites.


    Slow-cooked Pulled
    pork sandwiches

    1 TBSP oil
    1 boneless pork shoulder roast (3 1/2 - 4 pounds) rolled and tied
    1 can (10 1/2 ounces) condensed french onion soup
    1 cup ketchup
    1/4 cup cider vinegar
    3 TBSP packed brown sugar
    12 split sandwich rolls

    Heat oil in 10 inch skillet over medium high heat. Add pork and brown well on all sides. Transfer pork to your crock pot.

    Mix together soup, ketchup, vinegar, and brown sugar. Pour into skillet and deglaze, then pour over the pork, turn to coat.

    Cover; cook on low for 8-9 hrs. or high for 4-5 hrs. until fork tender.

    Remove pork to cutting board let stand for 10 min. remove cord, and with 2 forks shred pork. Return prk to the crock pot mix with sauce and rewarm.

    Spoon into buns to serve. ​
     
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    The only thing I use mine for is making tomato sauce, chili, and brisket.
     
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    Crock Pot
    Stuffed Green Peppers

    6 small green peppers, or 4 large
    1 pound ground beef
    1/3 cup raw rice
    1 envelope onion mushroom soup mix. (Lipton)
    salt and pepper to taste
    1 10 1/2 oz can of condensed tomato soup
    1 quart whole tomatoes


    Remove tops from peppers and clean out seeds and veins,

    Combine beef, rice, soup mix and 1/4 cup of tomato soup mix well and fill peppers.

    Arrange peppers in crock pot, can be stacked if need be.

    Cobine the remaining tomato soup with the whole tomatoes and pour over the peppers.

    Cover and cook 6-8 hrs low, 3-4 hrs high

    serve over rice or mashed potatoes. ​
     
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    G, thank you for this thread, Y'know I want a good recipe for Lamb please in my new crock pot.
     
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    Corned beef and cabbage in the crock pot - lots of recipes online, the only way to go.
     
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    Easy crockpot roast:

    1 small to medium roast
    2 tablespoons minced garlic
    2 pkg McCormick's brown gravy mix
    2 pkg Hidden Valley Ranch dressing mix
    2 pkg Good Seasons Italian dressing mix
    1-2 small yellow onions
    1 pkg baby carrots
    1-2 potatoes

    Sear roast on all sides in frypan (I use Extra Virgin Olive Oil)
    spread the garlic on the bottom of the crock
    drop in roast
    add all dry ingredients (on top of roast)
    if the onions are small, add whole; if larger, cut up; add them
    empty carrot bag into crock
    cut potatoes into bite-size pieces; add them
    water to top of crock

    Crock on medium or high (depending on your device) overnight.

    So fast, so easy, so cheap, so delicious.
     
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    I don't own a crockpot. :redface: The pork sandwiches sound really good, though. :frown1:
     
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    not a cook/chef myself...

    mom had a recipe for Crock Chops which were fantastic. if you find the recipe it's well worth trying.
     
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    Thanks for this thread, G. I have a crock pot and I love using it. I am definitely going to try that pulled pork, it sounds delicious!
     
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    I usually avoid the crockpot for everything but beef stew and chili because it all ends up tasting like mush. I've never had success with any kind of chicken, and the steak I've cooked turned out OK (pulled type sandwiches) but I still prefer the grill for beef.
    Chili is incredibly easy in the crockpot and is pretty fool proof.
     
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    I LOVE my Crock Pot. Use it once a week during the fall/winter. Makes for a delicious dinner with proper planning. Usually some kind of meat with carrots and potatoes, salt, pepper, garlic, onion are standards...

    I've recently made a pork loin with ginger soy sesame salad dressing poured in. It was so tender and yummy.

    Last week I made a pot roast with a can of coke poured in with the other ingredients. Seriously...it was fabulous.

    Then a few weeks ago I made a brisket with a newcastle beer poured in. Wow! Delish!

    I prep the night before, minus the liquid, and keep it in the fridge. Then in the a.m. take it out, plug it in and pour the liquid. Go easy on the liquid...too much makes the meat soggy.
     
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    Crock pots are great for making stock because you can just forget about the bones all day long!
     
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    I have never done lamb. Hope this helps you.


    Slow Cooker Lamb Recipes - Bing
     
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    Chili Verde

    3 lb boneless pork shoulder roast, cut into chunks

    2 t. black pepper
    2 1/2 t. garlic powder
    2 1/2 t. onion powder
    1 t. salt
    1/2 t. oregano
    1/2 t. cumin
    1/2 t. red pepper flakes
    1 T. onion flakes

    1 cup water
    2T beef boullion

    16 oz. salsa verde
    1T water
    1T cornstarch

    Place pork pieces into a bowl. Combine all spice ingredients. Toss over pork pieces til well coated. Refrigerate overnight if desired.

    Pour water & boullion into crock pot. Stir. Add spiced pork. Cover and cook on low for 6 -9 hours.

    When cooked, pour out all but about 1/2 cup of drippings. Stir meat to shred. Add salsa verde. Mix water & cornstarch and add. Cook for another 30 minutes. Serve with corn tortillas & cheese or over rice & beans.

    HUGE favourite at my house with the corn tortillas! I love my crock pot and use it a lot.
     
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    LaFemme that sounds delectable. I will have to try it!
     
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    I make pot roasts all the time in my Crock Pot. For the last one I half-followed some weird Polish recipe that said to scald the roast in vinegar. I'd never heard of that before. Maybe I just used an especially tender and tasty piece of beef, but it turned out my best pot roast ever. I poured about 1/3 cup of boiling apple cider vinegar over the roast in the Crock Pot before I turned it on. Gave it a nice flavor and maybe accomplished the same thing as searing.
     
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    Crock-Pot Candy

    2 pounds Almond Bark (white chocolate with almonds)
    2 cups Peanut Butter
    4 cups Captain Crunch Cereal
    4 cups Rice Krispies
    2 cups Chopped Nuts (walnuts or pecans)
    4 cups Colored Miniature Marshmallows


    Melt almond bark and peanut butter in crock pot set on high.

    When melted set to low and stir in cereal, nuts, and marshmallows.

    Mix well.

    Drop by tablespoonfuls onto wax paper and let cool.

    Makes a lot of candy.
     
    #17 ghb69, Dec 18, 2010
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2010
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    I think I just heard my waist expand.
     
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