Category Archives: Crockpot

Chunky Applesauce

I offered to take applesauce to serve alongside the pork loin my mom served for Thanksgiving dinner this year. She suggested a chunky applesauce and I thought it would be nice to make it myself for this special dinner. Having never made it before, I did my usual on-line recipe hunt and also checked a few of our cookbooks on the shelves. Finally, I decided to create my own recipe. I chose apples on the sweet side to eliminate the need for added sugar, but I added just a little brown sugar for flavor. The result was delicious! It was a big hit and a perfect side for the delicious pork loin.
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Machaca Burrito

This is another “My Best Recipe” printed in the Food section of the Los Angeles Times, some time in the mid-80s. The meat can be also cooked in a crock pot on low setting for several hours or until it shreds with a fork.
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7-Bone Roast

This is an easy and delicious main course for any special occasion. The recipe came from my friend, Julie, after she served it to a group of friends many years ago. Just add bread or rice and a salad for a complete meal. The aroma while it’s cooking fills the house!
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Jim’s Minestrone Soup

Here’s another good minestrone soup. Jim makes it in the crock pot. Original source: Crockery Cookery by Mable Hoffman.
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