Slow Cooker Recipes

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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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National Storytelling Week: The Main (Slow cooked Leg of Lamb with Red Wine Sauce)

For our second blog on National Storytelling week, we have a great mains recipe for you – slow cooked leg of lamb. Yes, we flipped through our recipe books and decided to get a bit dark for this one. Of course, we’re being inspired by one of our favourite short stories by one of our favourite writers – Roald Dahl. Oh, were you thinking we’d go for a whole ‘Silence of the Lambs’ thing?   Well, we were going to, but: a) Hannibal Lector is a little TOO dark and:... 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

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Super Veggies: Smoothies and Soup recipes

  If you’re anything like us, you’re probably feeling like the fun and frivolity of the festive season was… well, last year. But, here at Andrew James, we’re all about looking forward and we think that January doesn’t have to mean January blues. So, we’re here to provide you with healthy and hearty veg recipes, helping you get your 2019 off to the best possible start!   First up, we have a healthy fruit and vegetable smoothie recipe that is perfect as a pre or post workout drink, but could... Read More

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Quick and easy Christmas Cocktails

  What Christmas cocktail are you? A winter warmer, like a mulled wine cocktail? A jolly gin-based drink, like our Christmas Kiss? Or a classic concoction, like a Bloody Mary, but with a festive twist? Wherever you stand on the cocktail menu, you cannot deny that Christmas = cocktails. And here at Andrew James, we are dedicated to giving you a whole host of spiritual options, ensuring that all tastes are catered for with our Christmas cocktail party ideas and recipes.   One for the wine drinkers… Mulled Wine Cocktail... Read More

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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

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Slow Cooker Beef and Porcini Stew

  The slow cooker beef and porcini stew is a real winter warmer! It takes very little effort to prepare, and it’ll keep in the freezer for a good while if you want to whip a portion out for lunch at work. Top up with any red wine you like for added sophistication and flavour!     INGREDIENTS   100 g dried porcini mushrooms 3 tbsp olive oil 2 kg braising steak, cut into cubes 5 sticks celery, finely chopped 3 red onions, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, sliced 1 tbsp chopped rosemary 2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes 375 ml red wine, such as Chianti  ... Read More

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Slow Cooker Macaroni Cheese

  Macaroni Cheese is an utter delight enjoyed by adults and kids alike. This recipe is foolproof, incredibly scrumptious and oh so warming on those cold winter nights! Slow Cooker Meals are incredible for if you have busy schedule and want tea ready for when you return to work instantly, especially when our slow cookers have a handy delay timer.     INGREDIENTS SERVES 4, PREP TIME 5 MINS, COOK TIME 3 HOURS   For the white sauce 55g butter 55g plain flour 500ml milk (plus extra for thinning, optional)... Read More