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Father's Day Recipe: Slow Cooker Vegetable Pie 29/05/2019

Father’s Day Recipes: Slow Cooker Vegetable Pie Recipe

Here is the Vegetarian option from our Father’s Day menu. As we’re so proud of our very own slow cooker, we thought we’d bring it into the game for this fantastic recipe for a lovely Veggie Pie.     Vegetable Pie Ingredients The vegetables you use are entirely up to you (or your dad), but here are some suggestions… 1 Potato, chopped 2 Carrots, chopped Frozen peas Frozen sweetcorn 1 sweet potato, chopped 1/2 diced onion *** 1/4 cup flour 2 cups chicken broth 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 cup full... Read More

National Vegetarian Week - slow cooker vegetable curry recipe 08/05/2019

National Curry Week: Vegetable Curry Recipe (in the slow cooker)

For National Curry Week 2019, we’ve cobbled together a great Vegetable Curry recipe that is delicious, healthy and so so simple to make in the slow cooker. Ingredients 400ml light coconut milk 3 tbsp mild curry paste 2 vegetable stock cubes 2 garlic cloves (sliced) 1 butternut squash, chopped into chunks 1 pepper (chopped and in the colour of your choice) 1 small aubergine (chopped) 160g frozen peas The juice of 1 lime (optional) Naan bread, to serve Method Put the light coconut milk, mild curry paste, vegetable stock cubes,... Read More

Use these knives when making Fruit Salad this slow cooker roast chicken recipe - and nothing else 24/04/2019

Dine of Duty: Roast Chicken Licken in the Slow Cooker

Do you know your DCC’s from your AFO’s and your REG-15’s from your SCG’s? Then, Dine of Duty, this food-based blog, will be right up your alleyway. Tell us about it, Ted. SPOILER ALERT: THIS BLOG CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM SERIES 5 EPISODE 5 OF LINE OF DUTY! IF YOU HAVEN’T ALREADY WATCHED THE EPISODE, DO NOT READ ANY FURTHER! No, we definately Arnott kidding! We take Line of Duty, Dine of Duty and all things AC-12 related very seriously.   After the episode ends with Mrs Corbett reading (adopts Liverpudlian... Read More


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


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


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


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


Women’s World Cup: Asian Chicken in a Slow Cooker

Women’s World Cup 2019: South Korea 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... Read More


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


How a slow cooker can help you eat healthier when 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.  ... Read More