I Use My Crock Pot Constantly

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    I received a crock pot from my mother last

    Christmas. It is the best thing for any person who does not like to clean up a big mess after cooking. I primarily use my crockpot to make Sweet BBQ meatballs. Just toss in a bag of frozen turkey meatballs, bottle of BBQ sauce and a jar of grape jelly. I turn it on high for 4...
    CookiesNCupcakes CookiesNCupcakes
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 24, 2014

    Added As a Goal

    Because I've had the thing over two years and used it about 5 times, which is absurd. I just forget. It's perfect for slow boiling old chickens too tough to roast. After a night in the crockpot they can be made into stew or pie. I've also used it to make goulasch. The problem...
    chovhani chovhani
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 20, 2007

    Don't use as much as I should

    but would love to know what y'all do with yours!
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2015

    Can I Just Kiss....

    ....the inventor of the little gem we call the crock pot! I love using my crock pot.  1 pot- no mess and  the meals taste  like alot of time a preperation went into them.  (Ususally !) Earlier I threw in 2 frozen chicken breasts, 2 cips of water and some...
    trixiegirl trixiegirl
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Oct 20, 2009
    deleted deleted
    Aug 29, 2015

    24/7. I have adapted my car

    so I can take it with me at work
    deleted deleted
    Jan 12, 2015

    Not Damaged By Forgetting!

    one of the things i love about my crock pot is that when i forget about something cooking in it, the worst that happens is that it gets a little more tender!
    SunnyKris SunnyKris
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 5, 2007
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Jan 7
    f8iscool f8iscool
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 8, 2015

    This would be the perfect day to cook a roast

    in it. Comfort food on a very cold day.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Jan 23
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Dec 9, 2015

    I Have Some Favorite Recipes

    I have begun making my chili (Hubby's FAVORITE) in the crockpot, so I can make enough to freeze for a later date.  It never lasts, though! I love making Lemon 7-Up Turkey Breast as well.  In general, I love to use it!  It makes cooking & cleaning so easy!
    debmichelle debmichelle
    Jul 18, 2008

    I use my pressure cooker almost daily.

    Its the best way to cook whole grains and beans, way faster and way better. The beans are huge and soft when they are done. Stove top or crockpot cooking doesn't compare. And there's making my own stocks in under 2 hrs instead of 12 hrs. It can't be beat. Mind you though, that's...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock
    41-45, M
    Dec 9, 2015

    I'm going to try making chicken

    fajitas- Chopped bell peppers, diced fire roasted tomatoes, onion, lime juice, taco seasoning, chicken Let's see...
    nonolover nonolover
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 14

    What's your favorite recipe

    for the crock pot? I like making carne asada although tonight I started a batch of pork belly with five spice and soy sauce with garlic.
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jan 24

    Easy Cooking

    I love my crock pot.  I'm not the greatest cook in the world, but everything sure tastes good from a crock pot.
    troubled28 troubled28
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2007

    This Is Meant to Be a Goal

    I bought a 4 qt. crockpot at an estate sale today. Have wanted one for a long time. Can you tell me how to bake breads in one? Would I need a special container?   Cheers!
    RubyTewes RubyTewes
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 7, 2008
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Jan 14
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Dec 23, 2015

    Don't you call me a crock pot!

    You're a crock pot!
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 31
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Jan 5
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