Category Archives: Slow cooker

Some seriously good venison and Guinness stew

We use Seriously Good Venison in our house! — Take 2kg venison shin and cut in to chunks. Put 8 tbsp plain flour in to a Ziploc bag. Add a healthy dose of salt and pepper. Put the venison in … Continue reading

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Another slow cooked chicken

Another lazy Sunday, another slow cooked chicken. This one was cooked on a bed of onion with lots of oregano sprinkled on top. I took off the skin before cooking, nad removed the visible fat – so it was tasty, … Continue reading

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A Slimming World spiced chicken stew

We had more visitors this weekend, so another slow cooked stew was called for. This time it was a Slimming World friendly chicken stew, spiced with cardamom, smoked paprika and cinnamon. My goddaughter said it smelled amazing! That’ll be the … Continue reading

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A slow cooked beef and fennel stew (and some olives added at the end)

Add the following to the slow cooker: – four small onions, chopped – two bulbs of fennel, chopped – 1.5kg lean beef, cubed – two cans of cherry tomatoes – 100ml beef stock – a tsp or so each: oregano, … Continue reading

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A mid-week stew: chicken with beans and celery

I haven’t done a mid-week stew in a while. There was some chicken in need of cooking, so a slow-cooked stew seemed like a good plan. I browned the chicken (two breasts, diced, and two legs) and added it to … Continue reading

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Dinner party: Lamb stew and turning it into hotpot

I typed “lamb stew” into google and came up with a lamb stew (and associated hotpot) recipe on Jamie Oliver’s Home Cooking Skills site – a very nifty place to find simple recipes. Nice to see someone giving good, simple … Continue reading

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Dinner party: I think I may have nailed the planning ahead thing

I said I’d have a wee dinner party for Rob’s birthday today. Great excuse to see lots of friends, plus indulge in some new recipes. And indulge in some forward planning. Because, you see, I also said I’d stop Andrea … Continue reading

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