A few preliminaries. We have made Saturday “slow cooker” day– started back in the Summer when it made great sense. It was nice to come inside to a nearly finished meal after toiling under the hot sun all day. And we’ve carried it over into the Fall. I especially like it because we can get
Serve with 24 Hour Slaw with Hot Dressing NORTH CAROLINA PORK BARBECUE Makes about 8 big sandwiches 4-5 lb pork shoulder roast or Boston butt 1 C white vinegar ½ C water 2 Tbsp sugar ½ tsp salt ½ tsp crushed red pepper ¼ tsp black pepper 8 kaiser rolls, split and toasted if desired
Not soup so not an contest entrant. Santa Fe Beef Stew in the Slow Cooker.Shhhh. I didn’t let on to Mr Big Food but I messed up– it’s a complicated fancy slow cooker with a bunch of digital gadgets and lights and 0.7 timers and all. The cooker was prepared before he and Miss M
In a Crock Pot (I can say that b/c it was cooked in a Crock Pot, not a crock pot) Mr. Big Food used a chuck roast rather than a rump roast. RUMP ROAST AND VEGETABLES Serves 6 2-2 ½ lb boneless beef pot roast, cut to fit slow cooker if necessary (round rump, round
Chuck Roast and Vegetables in Slow Cooker Just as we have coke/Coke, kleenex/Kleenex and bush hog/Bush Hog, so, too, we have crock pot/Crock-Pot. According to that infallible source, Wikipedia, the slow cooker was first introduced by Naxon Utilities Corporation of Chicago as the Naxon Beanery All-Purpose Cooker. “The Rival Company bought Naxon in 1970 and
Mr. Big Food’s contribution to Chiggerfest! BARBECUE STYLE CHICKEN WINGS About 32 wing portions 3 lbs chicken wings, disjointed, wing tips discarded 2 C good barbecue sauce (use one of the recipes in the Barbecue Sauces subsection) Preheat broiler. Place chicken pieces on unheated rack of broiler pan, and broil 4-5 inches from heat source
Danged good food The slow cooker– also know as the “crockpot”– is an under appreciated piece of cooking equipment these days. I would like to see a return to a crockpot way of life. Crockpots simmer the best of the past with the best of the present. Presently, most folks don’t have time to cook.