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I've finally got a slow cooker!

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Mammyofonlyone Tue 12-Sep-17 18:03:13

After reading so many great things about them I've finally got a slow cooker! There are so many great recipes I don't know where to start! Any suggestions????? My husband isn't keen on fish and I tend to prefer lower fat meals if that's not too much to ask?????

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Mammyofonlyone Tue 12-Sep-17 18:05:46

It's ok, I've just found a thread on this from about a week ago!

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ShatnersBassoon Tue 12-Sep-17 18:07:53

Yeah, don't get too excited. They're more for convenience than making delicious dishes.

I only do casserole/stew type things in mine, made to a regular recipe but with far less liquid. Brown any meat you use and also fry onions well before putting in the slow cooker to avoid flavourless disappointments.

skyzumarubble Tue 12-Sep-17 18:14:42

I use mine a lot in the winter more for ease than deliciousness - stew, pie mix etc. As Shatners said - normal recipient, less liquid.

2014newme Tue 12-Sep-17 18:15:18

Me too but now wondering whether I should swap it fir an instant pot

alltheworld Tue 12-Sep-17 18:22:20

I have heard amazing things about instant pot. Agree that slow cooker is convenient but not great tasting

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