TIP OF THE DAY: Cranberry Mulled Wine

She uses a slow cooker: a great way to mull wine or cider without having to tend to it. After years of serving mulled wine, we realized that the popular garnishes are wasteful: They can’t be eaten, and are tossed out. That means you, cinnamon sticks, curls of peel, raw cranberries and star anise. So,…
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RECIPE: Pulled Pork

When you’re having a crowd, a popular main course and fuss-free recipe is pulled pork. Pulled pork is a method of cooking where a tough cut of meat is cooked slowly at low temperatures, allowing the meat to become tender enough so that it can be “pulled,” or easily broken into tender pieces. This recipe…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY RECIPE: Easy Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Yesterday’s St. Patrick’s Day recipe was potato and rosemary rolls. Here’s an Irish stew recipe that those rolls are looking forward to. This particular recipe is for busy folks who use a slow cooker, courtesy of Spice Islands. SLOW COOKER BEEF STEW RECIPE Ingredients 2 tablespoons flour 1 tablespoon sugar (we substitute one teaspoon of…
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PRODUCT: Save Time, Eat Well With The “Stay Or Go” Slow Cooker

Like many people, we live a busy life: work, get home, walk the dog and put a hot dinner on the table. We do a lot of slow cooking. Until recently, we didn’t know what we were missing from our Rival Crock-Pot 5-quart slow cooker. Then we were given the Hamilton Beach Ensemble Stay Or…
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