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Slow cooker newbie

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Ynci Fri 03-Jan-20 16:21:58

I bought my daughter a 1.5L slow cooker at Christmas to take back to uni next week. I’ve never used one so we’ve had a bit of a go together before she leaves. I’m an unimaginative cook at best and don’t particularly find it an enjoyable activity so the idea of chucking everything in then coming back a few hours later appealed!

Well blow me down, even I could make something rather tasty! Could you point me in the direction of some fail safe recipes or websites that you rate? What do you like making most? Getting quite excited now!

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GreenTulips Fri 03-Jan-20 16:23:40

Gammon in coke or apple juice
Pulled pork - BBQ sauce mustard apple juice and chilli powder

Hey her some tin foil containers to freeze she’ll soon have a few weeks without cooking

Alfiemoon1 Fri 03-Jan-20 17:31:30

Another vote for gammon in coke
Lamb Mint sauce and new potatoes
Pulled pork
Hot pot

You can buy packet sauce mixes for the slow cooker

handbagsatdawn33 Fri 03-Jan-20 18:35:42

FB page "slow cooked wonders" is good for advice, rather than recipes.

There's a web page that gives conversion times from oven/hob to SC that could be useful.

I'd get her some tupperware-type containers from a pound shop - they can be re-used but foil cannot.

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