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With slow cooker recipes, meals are made easy. Throw in the ingredients before work and when you get home, dinner is ready. From lamb shanks or pork belly, to roly-poly pud, this is comfort food at its best – on a budget.
Slow cook recipes
A slow cooker recipe. If you'd like to cook in a casserole instead, follow the recipe then simmer over a low heat, covered, for 45 minutes-1 hour.
The Indian spices give this slow cooker recipe another dimension. You can also oven-cook this recipe.
A slow cooker recipe. Alternatively, this can be cooked in the oven instead for around 2 hours, until really tender.
If you don’t have a slow cooker, you can still make this pork belly with lentils recipe in the oven.
You'll love the taste of this deep, rich and flavourful bolognese sauce recipe. You can make this without using a slow cooker, just use a large pan.
A sweet slow cooker recipe? Yes, and you'll taste the difference, too! Alternatively, it's possible to oven-cook this roly-poly.
This Indian-style chicken makes an unusual alternative to a Sunday roast.
Pig's cheeks are cheap cuts of meat that are becoming fashionable to eat again. Braise or slow cook this recipe for a tender, succulent dish.
This gluten-free dish is a perfect slow cooker recipe – just pop it in and it cooks on its own. If you don’t own a slow cooker, then follow the same method, but use a deep flameproof casserole dish with a tight-fitting lid.
If you've never tried oxtails, give them a go, they're cheap and very tasty.
Braising involves cooking large cuts or joints of meat slowly on a mirepoix (bed of diced veg), with stock, in a pot with a tight-fitting lid. This can also be cooked in a slow cooker.
Slow cooking meat makes it melt-in-the-mouth tender and this dish requires just a few simple minutes of preparation, followed by a long, relaxing wait.
This game dish is a wonderful alternative to a traditional English roast.
This hearty slow cooked venison and chestnut recipe will satisfy a hearty appetite.
Debbie Major's braised lamb shanks are slow-cooked with onion, garlic, rosemary, thyme, bay and vinegar – which gives a bittersweet richness to the sauce.
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I always thought the contents of the slow cooker had be covered in liquid. With the creamy chicken receipe, 300ml of white is nowhere near enough liquid to cover 8 pieces of chicken, onions and mushrooms. Is it safe to slow cook with a small amount of liquid?
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