Category Archives: slow cooker

Caramel Experiment

There was a post on Facebook suggesting an easy way to make powdered caramel from sugar was to bake sugar in the oven at a relatively low temperature for a long time.   I hypothesised that it should therefore be possible … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Baked Egg Custard

I do not have a much of a sweet tooth, I prefer savoury foods as a rule.  My occasional and rare craving for sweet is usually pacified by eating fruit; fresh, dried or canned.  Or a muesli bar.  Very rarely, … Continue reading

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Chilli Croquettes

I made some slow cooker chilli using this recipe  except with canned crushed tomatoes and a larger amount of minced beef.  After a few servings I added instant mash potato flakes and egg to make the remainder into croquettes. For every … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Tomato Sauce

Here in the outback, you make do with what is on hand and waste as little as possible.  Even the liquid from pickle jars has potential.  I think my use of it is quite innovative. Fresh tomatoes are not usually … Continue reading

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Outback Linguine and Meatballs

A standard Italian dish with a subtly delicious outback twist.   Lemon myrtle. The sauce is prepared in a slow cooker. Sauce 1 can chopped tomatoes 2 Tbsp tomato paste 1 onion, chopped 1/2 capsicum, chopped 1 pod of chicken or … Continue reading

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Yet Another Corned Beef Recipe.

Corned beef again.  I am very fond of corned beef.  I don’t have all my usual ingredients on hand at present so I improvised with what I had available.  This came out really well. A piece of corned beef 1 … Continue reading

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