Slow Cooker Carbonnade of Beef With Little Mustard Toasts

One of the many things I enjoy about blogging is the social aspect – forging friendships with fellow bloggers, talking online, meeting in person. And when good things happen for the friends one has made, it’s really wonderful to be able to share the news. Miss South, one half of North South Food, is not ... Read more »

Slow Cooker Poached Chicken

I came across the idea to poach a whole chicken in a slow cooker on the old BBC Food Chat discussion boards a couple of years ago and since then, have used the technique regularly, as an alternative to roasting and other recipes. Not only is the meat – breast included – wonderfully soft and ... Read more »

Second Slow Cooker Trial A Huge Success!

I recently blogged about my first attempt using a slow cooker which didn’t come out quite as well as I hoped. I tried again yesterday and this time, I was delighted with the results. Yesterday morning I put into the slow cooker crockpot some chopped onions and carrots, a number of bayleaves and a small ... Read more »