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  1. MyDigitalpoint

    Hello from Canada

    Welcome blueeyes! Yes, fall and winters seems to be the months when one most appreciate get a tasty crockpot dish on the table, when weather outside invites to stay warm at home. Glad to have you aboard and looking forward to reading your posts :)
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    Adapting Recipes for the Crockpot

    Thank you so much for these crockpot cooking tips BlueEyes :) I have trouble with dairy products that seems to break apart and now I see why. Also never thought that canned beans can do the trick, and when I don't have drye beans I used to put aside a dish until get some, but next time I will...
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    Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

    Yeah! all of these celebrations are approaching at giant steps, so I'm wondering if you are ready for them. To me, this is an exciting time because it resembles much a chain of fun, sweet memories, family and friends encounters, besides an array of sensations that are likely the perception that...
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    It's Cooling Off Outside - What Are Your Plans?

    I'm expecting to live a 3-day magic experience from October 31st to November 2nd with loads of traditional dishes and perhaps less trick or treating time but loads of fun time. Later, I will focus on getting ready my new apartment for Thanksgiving day, after which my seasonal home decoration...
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    Broccoli And Tofu In Spicy Almond Sauce Crockpot Recipe

    Broccoli And Tofu In Spicy Almond Sauce Sauce Ingredients: 1/2 cup hot water 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup cider vinegar 2 tablespoon tamari sauce 2 tablespoon blackstrap molasses 1/4 teaspoon cayenne Sauté Ingredients: 1 lb broccoli 2 teaspoon ginger 4 cloves garlic 1 lb tofu, cubed 2 cup...
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    Event Planning Tips

    Many of us have to plan events at some stage throughout the year, so keeping in mind that last-minute rush is never good, I think that the following event planning tips and considerations that can help to make of this task a more relaxing experience There are some event planning questions that...
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    The Food Guide Pyramid

    When it comes to nutrition, we are recommended to abide by the Food Guide Pyramid, which is a graphic representation devised by the US Department of Agriculture in 1992. As most of you know, this pyramid include grains and cereals in the base of it, beneath are layers for fruits and vegetables...
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    Crock Pot Cooking Tips

    The following tips were published by Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Atlanta and, from my standpoint are consideration that all of us have to keep in mind, check them out, Further reading on tips for making the best crock pot recipes can be found here...
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    Preserving Food (Drying Methods)

    One good way to have some of your favorite herbs, seeds, fruits and foods is drying them. Drying or dehydration methods depend on the food you want to preserve, so I thought handy to share with you a guide that is available at the National Center for Home Food Preservation. This guide covers...
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    A Hearty Vegan Stew Crock Pot Recipe

    Bean And Vegetable Stew Slow Cooker Recipe It's recommended that you use three or four kinds of beans such as pinto, black, baby lima, red kidney, or lentils, green or yellow split peas. This is a total vegan recipe that provides the following nutritional values per serving: Calories: 170 -...
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    Crock Pot Nutrition Advantages

    I have allegedly heard many versions about how good or how bad is crock pot cooking, so I thought to come here to as the experts, because I know there must be several among us. Could someone explain what are the nutrition advantages of slow cooking and why is worth the waiting time during this...
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    CrockPotable is Mobile Friendly!

    Ah! Thanks for the heads up CrockPoppa :D Sometimes I'm on the go and wanting to gain access to my favorite sites, including CrockPotable but afraid it could be broken or something. Let me try it now in my tablet to see how it looks from it ;)
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    In Laws Coming For Short Visit

    I came across with this recipe when organizing my cookbook and perhaps this could make the trick cooking on such special date, I have not tried it myself yet, but it sounds easy and tasty :p
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    Hamilton Crock Pot - Kitty Approved!

    Oh my! This is really sweet and I'm glad to see your kitties approved your crock pot. Probably they are wanting to get you loving them to get that some special dinner that now you can prepare for them ;)
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    Crock Pot Barbecue Chuck Steak Recipe

    Crock Pot Barbecue Chuck Steak Recipe Well, the weekend is here and while cold weather begin to take over outdoors, let's better prepare a crock pot barbeque indoors ;) Slow Cooker Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb boneless chuck steak, 1 1/2 inch thick 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced 1/4 cup wine...
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    Herbs Garden in the Kitchen Window

    I don't know if you have seen those nice small pots with aromatic herbs that are put in the frame of some kitchens, which are decorative and at a time useful, because this is the easiest way to have fine herbs for cooking, and you know that herbs are essential when cooking in a crock pot to...
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    A Little of History About Crock Pots

    The following is part of a review of materials used in cookware today, published by Michigan University Extension, and provided as a public property guide to safe cooking, but that is particularly interesting because talk about the origins of crock pots. This is the reference: For the full...
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    Crockpot Apricot Nut Bread with Taste of Home

    Crockpot Apricot Nut Bread with Taste of Home There is not more hearty bread that the bread prepared at home, sweet home so, why don't you try this tasty recipe? Slow Cooker Ingredients: 3/4 cup dried apricots 1 cup flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup sugar 3/4...
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    How do you make a Beef Burrito?

    I love Tex-Mex cuisine and once being at Houston I had the chance to taste beef burrito with chile colorado sauce. It was a hot chili mashed with other ingredients into a stone mortar that is known in Mexico as "molcajete" When I got back home I did a research to ind the recipe, and came across...
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    Starting a Crock Pot Adventure

    Hello All! I'm mostly known by my freelance writing and web development activities, but only my close friends know that food and wine are my passion, and therefore I love cooking. However I'm actually trying to improve my cooking skills finding crock pot recipes because I got a slow cooker...