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January Slow Cooked Challenge and 4 Slow Cooked Winter Warmers

January Slow Cooked Challenge and 4 Slow Cooked Winter Warmers

Happy New Year! Now that I am back to work after the Christmas/New Year break and the children are back at school, it is definitely the best time of year to let the slow cooker take the strain. Comforting dishes seem to be the order […]

6 Warming Slow Cooked Recipes & November #SlowCookedChallenge

6 Warming Slow Cooked Recipes & November #SlowCookedChallenge

October is of course the month when the nights get longer, the days get shorter and darker, the temperature drops and we start needing more comfort food to warm us through. Now it is November and this is definitely the case! Making use of your […]

4 Autumnal Slow Cooker Recipes & October #SlowCookedChallenge

4 Autumnal Slow Cooker Recipes & October #SlowCookedChallenge

How is it October already? Time is whizzing by and I am not sure where September went. Time for the roundup of the Slow Cooked Challenge September entries, and the new linky for October, traditionally the month when the slow cooker is relied on more […]

Slow Cooker Moussaka

Slow Cooker Moussaka

How has the summer flown by so quickly? Do I really need to get organised for the kids going back to school already? When will the Indian Summer arrive? Just some of the random thoughts that pass through my head when I see it is […]

May’s Slow Cooked Challenge Roundup

May’s Slow Cooked Challenge Roundup

What an interesting month June has been! From slightly cold and wet days to the hottest June since 1976 and now back to typical “British summertime”, all within a few short weeks. In the meantime, we have building work going on at home meaning my […]

May’s Slow Cooked Challenge

May’s Slow Cooked Challenge

I keep seeing people saying it is lovely and sunny and feels like summer, but here it has been bright but cold. I am now wondering why here down South we aren’t getting warm weather when everyone else seems to be enjoying it! Due to […]

6 Amazing Slow Cooking Recipes and April’s Slow Cooked Challenge

6 Amazing Slow Cooking Recipes and April’s Slow Cooked Challenge

March was a chilly month and therefore great for slow cooking! We had six amazing slow cooking recipes for March for the Slow Cooked Challenge, including not just one but two vegan and one vegetarian recipe, as well a delicious indulgent pudding, together with two meaty main […]

Slow Cooked Challenge Roundup January 2017

Slow Cooked Challenge Roundup January 2017

I am still struggling to believe it is February already, how about you? Although the bitingly cold days seem to be over now (fingers crossed) it is still a bit nippy so it is always good to try some new slow cooked recipes. Luckily I have […]

Slow Cooker Lamb Curry #SlowCookedChallenge

Slow Cooker Lamb Curry #SlowCookedChallenge

My fridge is finally free of leftovers and I have a need to make warming dishes to help ward off freezing cold, icy days. Curries are just what is needed. Bring on my slow cooker lamb curry, which is also packed with vegetables to make […]

Slow Cooked Challenge September 2016 Roundup

Slow Cooked Challenge September 2016 Roundup

I am not sure how it is October already and there are conkers on the ground, leaves turning yellow, red and brown, and the only hint of summer left is a much weaker sun that is still peeping out at times. We are right back in […]

Slow Cooked Challenge April 2016 Roundup

Slow Cooked Challenge April 2016 Roundup

The beginning of May already and the trees are growing their leaves, tulips are in full bloom, yet the weather here at least is still decidedly chilly. It hasn’t really occurred to me to stop using my slow cookers yet, due to the cold winds […]

Spring Ingredients – Slow Cooked Challenge

Spring Ingredients – Slow Cooked Challenge

Last month we had the theme of Oranges and Lemons for the Slow Cooked Challenge, and you’ll find the March roundup over on Farmersgirl Kitchen now. After Easter, filled with chocolate, hot cross buns and roast dinners in my case, I am craving lighter spring […]