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Really want to utilise a new rice/slow cooker. Preferably something you can just throw in and leave.


Posted by mom160289, 10th December 2019


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  • Absolutely some amazing recipes here. Thanks everyone.


  • apricot chicken or sweet and sour chicken is always a winner and easy with fairly minimal amount of ingredients.


  • I have recently tried a beef pot roast in the slow cooker and it was amazing. So easy and tasty! We also often cook pulled pork in the slow cooker,


  • Corned beef is amazing in the slow cooker. Throw it all in and let it go. I’ve found a new one that cooks it in Coke, I’m yet to try it but have heard all good reports on the end product


  • I love the throw in and leave method ???? I bake a lot in my slow cooker; cakes, slices etc. But our go to slow cooked meal is a silverside. Cover with water and add half a cup of vinegar. 3 1/2hours. X


  • We love a good rich pasta sauce which can be used for bolognaise, lasagne or even as a nacho type sauce. We also love apricot chicken with the meat falling straight off the bone!


  • Hubby does most of our cooking and uses the slow cooker a lot more during winter when hearty meals go down well. My favourites are split pea or lentil soup; beef and vegetables casserole; lamb, barley and vegetable soup (or casserole); and roast chicken. Just about any sort of meat and vegetables, grains, etc can be tossed in and let to slowly cook for a delicious meal.


  • I love my slow cooker. You can throw anything in it, turn it on and go about your day. I usually buy a slow cooker recipe base from coles like the farmhouse chicken casserole one gather the ingredients which are usually chicken pieces and potatoes. I add other cut up veggies, put everything together turn it on for 4hrs and stir it every now and then and presto it’s done. Quick, simple and easy.


  • You could try a beef stroganoff recipe, I find it always works well and you just stir in some sour cream at the end.


  • You can make just about any variety of soup or stew using plenty of vegetables and your choice of meat if you wish to. I know a lady who used to cook a huge amount of vegetables with some chopped chicken breasts or thighs. Some vegetables take longer to cook than others. If adding mushrooms they only take a couple of minutes so add them last. A slow cooker is ideal in a caravan. If you don’t have enough bench space it may be safe for you to use on your table.


  • a pork roast, pour over 2 jars of salsa and set it going for a delicious pulled pork. great served with rice, in a roll or with some veg.


  • Silverside and vegies.
    I chuck in the silverside with a bottle of ginger ale, cut up carrots, onion and potato quite chunky and cook all together….goes down a treat in our house.


  • A good idea is to invest in a good slow cooker recipe book.
    I have ones with simple and easy to prepare and cook recipes.
    It was relatively cheap too and the variety of recipes is terrific!


  • Leftover vegetables and meat and a tomato sauce is a go to slow cooker meal. Pasta or rice can be added.


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