Crockpot Friendly Sticky Chicken Recipe

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Heather saysI honestly don't know why this recipe is called "sticky chicken", I have the feeling it is a recipe that has evolved over the years and doesn't exactly resemble its origins or maybe it was a family nickname. This recipe for chicken in the crockpot was a favorite on a message board I frequented a decade ago and the printed out scrap ...

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Slow Cooker Smoked Sausage Potato Cheese Soup Recipe

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*plus an unrelated note from Heather at the end* Bobbie says:"So, is it cold enough for ya?" I don't think I've made it through a winter in my entire life without hearing this lamest of questions at least once. I just smile and nod at the crazy person as I move along.  "Cold enough" implies that one looks forward to frigid temperatures. Anyone ...

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Braised Rutabaga: Fearless Friday Recipe #31

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Heather says:Fearless Fridays are about pushing our culinary boundaries, lately I've done well with purchasing seasonal vegetables, but the actually cooking the produce in a recipe part has been kicking my butt. I suppose I should cut myself a little slack, as I have been out of town. What have you done fearlessly in the kitchen? Please ...

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Wine Braised Pot Roast for the Crock Pot or Dutch Oven

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Heather says: Fearless Friday will return next week. I am a little behind on what I wanted to accomplish and this recipe is one of my favorites, there's no kitchen bravery to be found only a meal that whispers comfort drenched in red wine.A good friend of mine once asked what cut of beef should I use for a pot roast? There are several to ...

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Pot Roast: Back to Basics

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Heather says:Pot roasting beef is a great way to get a tender dish from a fairly tough cut of meat. Pot roast typically refers to tougher cuts of beef: chuck, rump, or brisket cooked by braising. Braising simply means a wet, slow cook. Slow cookers and Crock-Pots® work well for this type of cooking, but the oven is my favorite method. While ...

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