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Easter recipe (How to make Slow Cooker Lamb Tagine)

This recipe for Slow Cooker Lamb Tagine is great for any Sunday dinner, but it is particularly perfect for Easter Sunday. The slow cooker can work its magic while you’re hunting chocolate eggs. Ingredients 900g lamb shoulder 1 sweet potato, chopped into chunks 1 chopped onion 3 carrots, sliced 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp mixed spices 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 lamb stock cube ½ bunch coriander, chopped Method 1. Ensure your lamb is thoroughly defrosted, before placing it in the slow cooker and covering... Read More

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National Butchers’ Week: Slow Cooker Sausage Casserole Recipe

As it’s National Butchers’ Week, we have a frankfurting recipe for a sausage casserole made in the slow cooker. Ingredients 12 sausages of your choice 2 onions, chopped 1 stick of celery stick, chopped 1 tbsp rapeseed oil 4 carrots, chopped 1 medium potato, peeled and chopped into small pieces 400g tinned tomatoes 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 beef stock cube Method Fry the onion and celery in the oil until it starts to soften, before transferring them to the slow cooker. You can do the same with the carrots,... Read More

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipe: How to cook Irish Stew in a Slow Cooker

It’s St. Patrick’s Day soon and we have a delicious and traditional Irish Stew recipe that’s ideal for the Andrew James Slow Cooker.   Ingredients 900g beef steak 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons plain flour 5 carrots, peeled and chopped 6 large potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 500ml beef stock 170g tomato puree 340ml of Guinness 1 tablespoon cold water 1 tablespoon cornflour Method Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Chop the beef into small pieces, before covering... Read More

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Geet big chocolate cake recipe for a slow cooker

Ingredients 500g of chocolate cake mix 1 packet chocolate dessert mix 4 eggs 450g of soured cream 150g of chocolate chips or chopped chocolate 180ml of veg oil 230ml of water Method In a geet big bowl, blend together the cake mix and the pudding mix. Push down in the centre of the mix to make a dip and fill it with the eggs, soured cream, oil and water. Use the beater attachment to blend until the ingredients are proper mixed together. After about 5 minutes of that, hoy in... Read More

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Chinese New Year 2019: Asian Chicken in a Slow Cooker

Chinese New Year 2019 Asian Chicken in a Slow Cooker Ingredients 2 lbs skinless chicken breasts 1/2 cup of light soy sauce 1/3 cup of oyster sauce 1/3 cup of honey 6 crushed garlic cloves 1 1/2 tbsps of cornstarch ¼ cup spring onions 1 tbsp of sesame seeds Water Method In your slow cooker bowl, whisk the soy sauce, oyster sauce, honey and garlic together to make a saucy texture. Remove bones from the chicken and coat them in the sauce. Place slow cooker lid on top of the... Read More

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Feel Good Friday: Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe

  What about this weather, eh?! It’s almost like it’s winter or something! At Andrew James, we cannot do anything to stop the rain, sleet or snow (or whatever it is that is currently battering your house), but we can make you feel good and this Feel Good Friday, we have a fantastic slow cooker hot chocolate recipe that will keep the horrible weather at bay at least for a little while, but first, some frequently asked questions…     Can hot chocolate help you sleep? We don’t know. Some... Read More

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How a Slow Cooker can help you eat healthy foods on a budget

  Do you eat healthy food? Can you eat healthy on a budget? Find this too much of a challenge? The healthy eating slow cooker challenge, with 5 easy steps, is here to guide you. 1. Plan ahead Create a shopping list and an eat healthy planner for the week or fortnight ahead, keeping the slow cooker in mind. 2. Buy smart Large and inexpensive cuts of meat become mouth-wateringly tender in the slow cooker and can even be used for several meals throughout the week. 3. Cook more than... Read More

5 things you must do to serve the perfect Christmas turkey 25/11/2018
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Slow Cooker Recipe: Roast Chicken

Sundays and roast chicken dinners go so well together, they’re like…well, nothing’s quite like a roast chicken dinner on a Sunday! So, while you’re preparing your Sunday feast, we thought we’d make you aware of how awesome our slow cookers are! And, just to add an extra element of taking-it-nice-and-easy, we’re providing you with a wonderful slow cooker recipe for a sumptious sunday dinner! Ingredients 1 whole chicken 1 chicken stock cube 5 crushed garlic cloves 1 tbsp double cream   Method Pre-boil your Appkettle with 100ml of water, before... Read More

Halogen Oven 19/11/2018
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Which is the best for you: a slow cooker or a halogen oven?

Rather than spend time getting hot and flustered over bubbling pots and pans, Andrew James can provide you with an easier, healthier and less time-consuming way of serving up enjoyable recipes that will reach the soft spot you have for homely autumnal fare. With three different appliances available to serve up a range of meals that will both warm you and fill you up, Andrew James takes the stress out of meal-times, leaving you to worry about one thing: which appliance is the best for you? Here, we aim to... Read More


Easy Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Winter Nights

    Slow Cookers are an absolute winter essential for every household. They can easily and quickly transform your mealtimes, one-pot-cooking is super easy and requires much less effort (and much less washing up!) than ordinary cooking. The second you arrive in from work your tea can be cooked waiting for you with the delay timer function, all you have to do is pop all the ingredients in the pot on the morning then turn the slow cooker on the function you require. Voila! Delicious food.     You can... Read More