My sister reminded me this morning I neglected to review the dish. The overall feeling was that the chicken was delicious, but the veggies were mush, so I’d like to do those separate from now on. The chicken was NOT boiled tasting or “wet” but rather a perfect texture. And dinner was ready when we got home, which meant we had time, for once, to watch a movie!

Score!


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Then Jeff was soldering something…so we decided that it would be a great idea to crack the Crock.

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Recipe 5: Slow Cooked Chicken with Onions and Apples

  • 2 cups sliced onions
  • 2 apples
  • 2 pounds chicken pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup cream of mushroom and garlic

We changed the recipe a little according to what we had. We did NOT cut the chicken, and there was no bone involved.

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And easy to clean!!


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Recipe 3: Chocolate Chip Cookies, Fall Edition

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup Crisco
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1-2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt

Mix together sugars and Crisco. Then mix in egg, vanilla. Then the rest of the stuff.

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Recipe 4: Pumpkin Bread Mix, Trader Joe’s

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I determine my pan is non-stick. Thus needing no butter.

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Researching dinner for Monday as well as for Crock Pot Tuesday.

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Recipe 1: Sweet and Spicy Chicken

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1 3 1/2- to 4-pound chicken, cut into 10 pieces

We did not cut the chicken. We put olive oil into the pan, panfried each side for about 5 minutes, and then stuck it in the oven for a bit.

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Halfway done.

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Recipe 2: Stir fry veggies. This one we made up.

  • Leeks
  • Carrots
  • 1/2 bag hodge podge veggies
  • Molasses
  • Chili powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Leftover oil from frying the chicken

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Also included is tofu for frying. With lots of chili powder.

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