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Monday, October 23

Slow Cook October

October : Flavors of Fall
Learn the Crockpot Basics!!

Pumpkin Bread
  • 3/4 c canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 c light cream
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 c flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 c butter, cubed
  • 1/2 c maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter
  • 1/2 c chopped pecans
  1. In bowl, mix pumpkin, cream, and brown sugar.
  2. In another bowl, mix flour, baking powder, spices, and salt.  Cut in butter cubes.
  3. Blend both mixtures together well, and put into bread pan inside of crockpot.  Pour maple syrup and melted butter over mixture.  Sprinkle with pecans.
  4. Cover and cook on high 2-2 1/2 hours.

Sweet Potato Bisque
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 sweet potatoes, diced
  • 3 c chicken stock
  • 1/2 c orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp orange zest
  • 1/2 c whipping cream
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • chopped pecans, to top
  1. Mix onion, sweet potatoes, stock, and juice in crockpot.  Cover and cook on low 8-10 hours (or high 4-6 hours).
  2. Strain vegetable solids.  Puree vegetables until smooth.  Put back in with juices.
  3. Add zest and cream.  Cook on high for 15-20 minutes.

Apple Butter
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 1/2 c honey
  • 1/4 c apple cider
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1/8 tsp mace
  • 10 apples, cored and diced
  1. Put all ingredients into crockpot.  Cover and cook on low 10 hours.
  2. Remove and puree solids.  Put back into crockpot.
  3. Cook, uncovered, 1-2 hours on high.
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