Friday, May 25, 2012

In the slow cooker and sewing...

I popped over to Chooky's blog this morning to find she had a recipe for a Mild Curry Chicken made in the Slow Cooker and as I had nothing planned for tonights tea I thought I would give it a go. It really smells yum too! If you head over there you will find this recipe plus read the comments for other recipes and ideas.Vicki mentioned that the McCormicks Chicken, Bacon & Potato Bake is really nice...which I also plan to make sometime.

 

I don't have any Slow Cooker recipes to share, but I always cook my roast chicken and pork in the slow cooker. I sprinkle McCormicks Season all on the top and use egg rings so the fat drains away when cooking. I ususally cook a  no 15 chook on low for about 6-7 hours. I took the lazy way out when I purchased this chook (in pic) as it already came stuffed/seasoned. When I do  my own stuffing, I make my own breadcrumbs, add chopped onion, salt, pepper and fresh Thyme.Thyme would have to be the herb I use most in the kitchen and I add it to sausage rolls and garlic butter.(It really adds a lovely flavour to garlic bread)

On the sewing side of things, I have been stitching like mad to catch up to the other girls in the Stitch-a-long group...I am months behind!


But I have not given up!

'Best Friends' is one of my favourites!

I have 6 blocks completed 

And another 7 blocks with blanket stitch done, but I still need to do the backstitch on these. I am going to put in a big weekend and hope to complete these and hopefully piece some together.

Enjoy your weekend...I hope you find some time for sewing too!

Lisa

  
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13 comments:

Chookyblue...... said...

thanks for the chicken directions will be great to try.........I have never done one in the slow cooker......your SKoW is looking great....

De said...

Your blocks look great Lisa! Wish I had put my slow cooker on this morning now!

Susan said...

You will love that chicken curry, tasty but mild enough for everyone to enjoy. Your SKOW is coming along so well - beautiful fabrics. I have heaps of thyme (ha ha) so will definitely try on the garlic bread.

Sweet Cinnamon Stitches said...

You've done a great job with your stitching!! Tea looks yummy!
Cheers....Jane.

shez said...

lol,i think we have all been to visit chooky today there are casseroles in the slow cooker all over the place,making me very hungry,lol,cant wait to try the roast chichen and the curry and the potato one,lol,but i will have to wait till i go into town next week.Thankyou for sharing Lisa.xx

A Blessed Life said...

It is going to be absolutely lovely.

Anniem said...

I Love the best friends block! So cute! I do wish I had the pattern! Keep up the good work!!

quilterliz said...

G'day Lisa. We are having Lamb and mushroom Ragout done in the slow cooker for tea tonight. It's using a McCormicks recipe base as well. I have tried the chicken, bacon and potato bake and it's yummy.That's a great idea about cooking chicken and pork in the cooker. I must try that. Do you put the pork on the rings as well and do you add any water? Love your blocks, they look great. Take care. Liz...

Elyte said...

Perfect winter fare. Hope your son is progressing well with his recovery.

Fiona @ Dragonfly-Crafts said...

Great recipe for the chook and your curry looks yummy too. Love all your SKoW block too. Best Friends is my favourite too :)

Sue said...

Your blocks are looking fabulous and your header has the wow factor! Thank you for sharing how you cook a chook in the slow cooker. I didn't know it was possible! I'll be giving it a go next time I cook a chook. I've posted my favourite recipe on my blog, too.

Joolzmac said...

I will try the slow cooker chicken on the next lazy Sunday we have - not this weekend but one soon. It looks scrummy!

Cheers - Joolz

Gayle said...

Great idea for the chicken in the slow cooker. I will be trying this soon.