Friday, November 30, 2012

The Best Crockpot Recipes For Big Families

Author: BryanBurba
Big pots of chili, stew, casseroles and more are all good to make when you are cooking for a big family or a group.
Did you know that investing in a large crockpot is also a great idea? You can make all kinds of crockpot dinners and some of the best crockpot recipes are the easiest ones to prepare. Crockpots come in different sizes and a lot of people are happy with a medium sized one.
If you have a large family or you enjoy cooking in bulk and making freezer meals, a large crockpot is something you will be able to use often. You might want to invest in a six and a half quart slow cooker if...

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Slow Cooker Basics, How To Use Your Crock Pot Or Slow Cooker

By Thomas Byers
You'll find that slow cookers come with a variety of options and features. Before you start using your slow cooker or crock pot get real familiar with your particular model. If yours came with a book or manual read it over a couple of times and see what the features are. Most will have various heat settings and usually a keep warm setting. You want to be sure your crock comes out so you can put it in the refrigerator if you want to.
Most are continuous cookers. The food cooks continuously all the time that the cooker is on.

You'll discover that the most common sizes are 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6 quart. If your only going to buy one I would go with the...

How to Cook Chicken in a Crockpot: Our Top 5 Crockpot Chicken Cooking Tips

Author: Michele @ Foodieview
Believe it or not there are a ton of ways to cook chicken in a Crockpot. Crockpot chicken recipes are easy, once you get the hang of using a Crockpot, and delicious. The Crockpot method produces chicken dishes, bursting with flavor, making them as satisfying as they are healthy. Furthermore, once you master Crockpot cooking, you will find that these Crockpot chicken recipes virtually make themselves.
Still, the Crockpot – while a great and versatile cooking tool – is not as user friendly as the oven or microwave. It is very easy to ruin your meal either by cooking the ingredients incorrectly or...

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Easy Back to School Crock Pot Recipes

By Reggie Bean
It's that time of year again when the kids go back to school. You have to start getting up a little earlier every morning to get breakfast going and make your children's lunches. But your work does not stop there. Don't forget about carpooling your children around to and from their after school activities. With all this going on, you still have to have a hot and healthy meal on the table for the family dinner.
With this in mind, may I propose some crock pot cooking. The family breakfast can be made the night before in the crock pot, cook all night while you sleep, and be ready for your family in the morning. You can also throw together a couple ingredients in your slow cooker before work and have a hot and delicious meal come...