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Short Ribs in a Sweet and Spicy Sauce Made in the Slow Cooker

You will love my Short Ribs in a Sweet and Spicy Sauce – tender, juicy, falling apart, braised beef in a flavourful, as spicy as you like sauce. My Short Ribs in a Sweet and Spicy Sauce taste great, whether it’s freezing cold outside or baking hot – ’cause they are flexible like that. They are Read More…

The Magical Slow Cooker Review

Until recently my slow cooker used to sit on the side, occasionally being used for my Blanquette de Veau or maybe my Chinese Style Beef, but it wasn’t an appliance I used regularly or really considered an important part of my kitchen. Then Sarah Olson very kindly sent me a review copy of her new book The Read More…

Chinese Style Beef in the Slow Cooker

I can’t believe I am posting a slow cooker recipe in July, but the abysmal weather here in the UK is making me crave comfort food like this Chinese Style Beef. Of course the beauty of a slow cooker is that it doesn’t generate very much heat, so if you are lucky enough to be Read More…

Slow Cooker Blanquette de Veau

Slow Cooker Blanquette de Veau is a family favourite for special occasions. Blanquette de Veau (or veal stew in a white sauce) is a classic French dish with a slightly tarnished reputation. It used to be that all veal was from male dairy calves who were cruelly taken from their mothers, raised in tiny crates Read More…

Apple and Onion Roasted Pork in the Slow Cooker: Cook Once Eat Twice

Photos by Alex J Harris I love to cook, but some days it is really nice to have a break, and get two meals out of one afternoon’s cooking. First time round, I usually serve Apple and Onion Roast Pork as a roast for Sunday dinner. A day or two later, I then serve Pulled Pork Read More…