CROCK POT ~ ROASTED WHOLE CHICKEN WITH SPICY PAPRIKA RUB

CROCK POT / SLOW COOKER PORRIDGE

Porridge in the crock pot/slow cooker put on before bed and ready in the morning!

EASY CREAMED POTATOES

QUICK & EASY MEATBALLS

1 large purple onion (could use brown too) ~ chopped 1 – 2 tablespoons crushed garlic or minced garlic 2 cups of fresh parsley ~ chopped (optional) 2 x 400g cans of Diced Tomatoes 1 x 140g tin of Tomato Paste 1 x 700ml Passata Sauce 1 Tablespoon of dried basil or mixed herbs Olive […]

BREVILLE ~ the Flavour Maker – REVIEW

If you visit this website/blog frequently, you would have seen I use the crock-pot/slow-cooker quite often.  The fact one can cook a large quantity and prepare dinner in the morning, walk away and come back to a cooked and easy meal later in the evening is a winner in any large family. All of No […]

CHRISTMAS PUDDING – EASY CROCK POT RECIPE

Ingredients:  

MUSTARD CHICKEN POTATO BAKE

EASY APRICOT CHICKEN

 

CROCK-POT CHILLI CON CARNE ~ NACHO MIX

No Excuses has a special guest VIP from a Chef!   The following recipe is so EASY; which is exactly what No Excuses likes to offer, “easy organising, easy cooking; making everyday life a little easier“!

HUNGARIAN BEEF STEW

  Recipe Ingredients 

CROCK-POT ~ FOCCACIA PIZZA

STIFADO CASSEROLE

CHICKEN CACCIATORE

3 Tbsp olive oil 4-6 chicken thighs/breasts/fillets (no bones) 4 Garlic cloves ~ crushed (1 tablespoon minced garlic) 5 Sprigs each of thyme, oregano, sage & rosemary (can also use dried herbs if you wish) 1 Large red or brown onion ~ chopped 2 – 3 Stalks celery ~ chopped finely Salt & pepper 1 […]

ADAPTING YOUR FAVOURITE RECIPES FOR CROCK-POT COOKING

ADAPTING YOUR FAVOURITE RECIPES FOR CROCK-POT COOKING

Here are a few hints, which will help when you come to adapt other recipes.

CROCK-POT CORNED BEEF

Corned Beef ½ cup of Vinegar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 3 – 6 cloves Water 

UPSIDE-DOWN CAKE – IN THE CROCK-POT

UPSIDE-DOWN CAKE – IN THE CROCK-POT

BOLOGNESE SAUCE – Large Family Sized

When I make Bolognese Sauce, I don’t follow a recipe.  I also use whatever vegetables I have in my refrigerator at the time.  I always cook Bolognese Sauce in a large quantity as I use what I need for the evening meal and freeze the rest. Therefore instant meal for another night!

SLOW COOK MERLOT & ONION ROAST

SLOW COOK MERLOT & ONION ROAST

2-3kg beef (whole) Salt and pepper 3 garlic cloves (quartered) 1 ½ teaspoons canola or olive oil ¾ cup French onion soup ¾ cup Merlot (or other mellow red wine)

MOUSSAKA

MOUSSAKA

 MAIN INGREDIENTS: 500g Mince  lamb/beef 2-3 tblps Olive Oil 2 Large onions 2 Garlic cloves – crushed Fresh herbs – parsley, oregano, rosemary etc   2-3 Large Egg Plant 100ml Red or White Wine 2 tblps Tomato Puree 1 tblps Ground Cinnamon Salt and Pepper   1.         Slice Egg Plants, pack into […]



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