I make abysmal mash. It is always too lumpy or too smooth or too watery or too dry. I can do it from jacket potatoes but that always seems a waste of good jackets. However: the slow cooker! I first … Continue reading
Earlier in the week I gave you my roasted pepper chilli recipe, but I didn’t stop there, oh no. This week has been inspiring but also busy and it’s helped to have the slow cooker in permanent residence on the … Continue reading
A slightly-faffy slow-cooker recipe, though faff that can be faffed in your own time rather than when hungry. Say, when listening to pop master.
Another of the favoured slow-cooker recipes is the infamous sausage and bean casserole (similar to a Cassoulet, only breezier). It’s ace, easy, but Oh My God, it does lead one to deflate quite spectacularly. So, the ingredients. (And yes, on … Continue reading
Two parents working full time 40+ hours a week plus running around after a toddler tends to mean not much time in the evenings to do anything, so the obvious answer was to move out of London entirely and extend … Continue reading
Posted on Stroppycow’s behalf by Karen.
Posted by Karen on behalf of Swisslet. A few years ago, I was inspired to start mixing cocktails by an appalling mojito served in a restaurant. Mint, rum, soda water and ice does not a mojito make. “There’s plenty of … Continue reading
I’ve made this in the slow cooker and on the stove, and both results were fine. It follows that the better the quality of beef, the nicer the texture of chilli. Beyond that, it’s all pretty straightforward.