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Old 01-21-2011, 04:21 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Zhizara View Post
Nice recipes there, Andy. I may just have to get a crockpot. I took a look at one of the recipes, and it's something I wouldn't be able to do any other way.

I've been debating getting one and a nice small one doesn't cost too much.

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i have a new large one. i also have a two person one that i use a lot. just cooking for self most of the time. i get sick of leftovers so the little one comes in handy. will hold enough chicken thighs with bbq sauce for only a couple dinners. i haven't tried to make smaller versions of chili or of beans and ham. i have ribs in the large one now, put in lots of leeks and carrots . seasoned each layer and let her rip. will be enough for two meals and one or so meal in the freezer. you will enjoy whatever you buy, i am sure.

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Old 01-21-2011, 10:03 PM   #12
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I love left overs, I wish our was a little bigger, but it will do for me to start out :)

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Old 01-22-2011, 12:47 AM   #13
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Recipe looks great thanks for posting.


Originally Posted by Skittle68 View Post
This is a great one. The meat is so good I've been known to eat it plain lol.

Beef Enchiladas

4 lb roast (I usually look for a leaner cut)
2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cumin seed
2 tsp. pepper
4 cups sliced onion
2 cans diced tomatoes
2 cans diced green chiles
1 T. oil
(can add a sliced green pepper if you like- I always do)

Brown roast in oil. Put roast in crick pot ad pour remaining ingredients on top. I usually do dry ingredients first. Cook on high for 5 hrs, shred meat using 2 forks. Serve in tortillas with desired toppings (shredded cheese, lettuce, sour cream, enchilada sauce, etc.)
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Old 01-22-2011, 09:37 AM   #14
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Kayelle and Mollyanne, I am with you guys. It seems to give almost a metallic taste to whatever you are cooking.

That said, I use mine for potlucks--cook whatever I am going to cook, and put it in the crockpot for keeping it hot while serving.

I noticed that there is a new one with a locking lid--why did it take so long to figure that out? (Ask me about that chili stain on the carpet in the car.)

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