Friday, August 19, 2016

PICs bringing you Slow-Cooker Suppers and more

These satisfying suppers are perfect for your busy schedule. Just toss in the ingredients and let your slow cooker do all the work.

Remember when Crock Pot recipes were all soups and stews? Our slow cookers also came in handy for prepping and serving those little cocktail wieners doused with grape jelly, a staple of the Southern party menu back in the day. (And let’s admit it—we still love ’em.) Crock Pots are so much more versatile now. You can slow-cook everything from classic comfort food (think meatloaf and macaroni and cheese) to regional specialties: Turkey Breast and Herb-Cornbread Stuffing, Brisket Tacos with Summer Salsa, Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo, Spicy-Sweet Ribs and Beans, and King Ranch Chicken, to name a few. There’s nothing better than easily prepped, fix-it-and-forget-it Crock Pot recipes to make weeknight suppers—and even weekend entertaining—a snap. Whether you’re cooking for a crowd or just making dinner, check out our extensive collection of delicious recipes. Your Crock Pot menu can be virtually limitless—and effortless. 

Creole Chicken with Field Pea Succotash
Complete the meal by trying this easy side: Drizzle sliced fresh tomatoes with oil-and-vinegar dressing; season with salt and pepper to taste.
Easy Side: Drizzle sliced fresh tomatoes with oil-and-vinegar dressing; season with salt and pepper to taste.
Makes 6 servings      Total time: 5 Hours, 10 Minutes

1          (16-oz.) package frozen field peas with snaps, thawed
1         (10-oz.) package frozen vegetable gumbo mix, thawed
1         (16-oz.) package baby gold and white whole kernel corn, thawed
2         teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
4         teaspoons Creole seasoning, divided
1-1/2    teaspoons paprika
6        skinned, bone-in chicken thighs (about 2 1/2 lb.)

1. Stir together first 4 ingredients and 2 tsp. Creole seasoning in a lightly greased 6-qt. oval-shaped slow cooker.

2. Combine paprika and remaining 2 tsp. Creole seasoning; rub over chicken. Arrange chicken on top of vegetable mixture. Cover and cook on LOW 5 to 6 hours or until chicken is done.
Heart Healthy


  1. Easy peasy and looks delicious. I find my family responds to food with warm toasty colors like crispy chicken. And they like it presented nicely on the plate. I like these simple recipes that look like you worked hard on them but you didn't.
    Thanks luv PIC

  2. The important thing is you can make all the recipes your own ,each cook knows what her family like . Some like spicy and some not so spicy , so use your seasoning according .
    You can also use the other white meat (pork).
    Welcome Love PIC

    1. PS:
      keep an eye out , lots of recipes coming this way . I made snacking biscuits , the Reno gang got them and their asses was in the wind . Hahahaha!!!


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