Posted by starwoodgal on January 19, 2010
I know! I know! I’ve not posted anything in a while and all I can say to that is – I needed a break. Now, I’m back. Yep – it is that simple. You know how it is. A day goes by here and there and all of a sudden two weeks have flown by in the new year. The old virtual crickets noise was getting really loud here at Something’s Burning. Sorry about that. And, to get back into the swing of things – here is a recipe for the upcoming NFL playoff and Super Bowl Sunday parties you are planning. It is really easy because you throw it all in the crock pot, stir it, turn it on, and walk away. Ya gotta love that!
Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip
4 (6 oz) cans artichoke hearts, chopped and drained
2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
4 oz. chopped green chilies
1 1/3 cup mayonnaise
1 1/3 cup sour cream
16 oz. jar salsa
2 (10 oz.) packages frozen chopped spinach (thawed)
Cook in crock pot on High 1 to 2 hours. Serve with vegetables or tortilla chips or pita chips.
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Posted by starwoodgal on October 28, 2009
I don’t know about you, but my time in the kitchen has been greatly limited since taking on a new job. I’m out the door at 7:00 AM and arrive back home around 6:00 PM every day. Given my new schedule, i’ve had to find more recipes that allow me to whip up something in 30 to 40 minutes or throw something in the crock pot before leaving for work each morning. All I can say is “Thank heaven above for the person who invented the crock pot”!
This is a classic Swiss Steak recipe. Turns out tender and moist every time.
Classic Swiss Steak – Crock Pot Style
1 round steak (you can use cubed steak if you like)
2 cup flour
1/4 tbsp. butter
4 oz. tomato sauce
1 onion, sliced
1 green pepper, sliced
Cut steak into serving portions. Combine flour, salt, and black pepper in medium-size bowl. Roll cut steaks in flour mixture, coating both sides. Melt shortening or butter in a hot skillet. Brown round steak on both sides, but do not cook. Place in Crockery Pot and add tomato sauce, onion, and green pepper. Cook on low for 6 to 12 hours (high up to 6 hours).
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Posted by starwoodgal on October 16, 2009
Looking for something different? Something kind of fall-ish. Something delicious. Something easy. Something you can ‘set-n-forget’. This is one of those recipes. One of those ‘let the crock pot do the work and take the credit’ dishes. Oh Yeah Baby! Super moist, delicious, rich sauce covered pork roast. Yum! Give it a try this weekend.
||boneless rolled pork loin roast (21/2 to 3 pounds)
||jellied cranberry sauce (16 oz.)
||salt to taste
Place pork roast in a slow cooker. In a medium bowl, mash cranberry sauce; stir in sugar, cranberry juice, mustard and cloves. Pour over meat. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender. Remove roast and keep warm. Skim fat from juices; measure 2 cups, adding water if necessary, and pour into a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Combine the cornstarch and cold water to make a paste; stir into gravy. Cook and stir until thickened. Season with salt. Serve with sliced pork.
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