I'm looking for really good crock-pot recipes

I would like to have some more crock-pot recipes, as this is a favorite and easy way to prepare meals. Any recipes welcome, both with meat and vegetarian. Thanks!!

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Helen's All Night Diner

Just about any stew or braised dish can be adapted to a crock pot. Brown the meat and vegetables as your favorite recipe indicates then put with the liquid into the crock pot and cover. Bring to a simmer on high, then turn down to low and simmer until desired doneness. There are lots of great recipe sites on line that give more precise directions.

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student epicure March 23, 2011

Oh, so many wonderful options! I love my crock pot =)

I just made this recipe:
http://www.nytimes.com...
Double the mushrooms and place into your crockpot for 6 hours (if the sauce is not reduced enough, just reduce on your stove top).

I also made this wonderful recipe in my crock pot:

http://www.food52.com/recipes...

Again cooking on high for 6+ hours (last three with top off). Adding the mushrooms about an hour before you finish cooking helps.

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student epicure March 23, 2011

P.S. Yes, HelloKitchen has got it -- so many recipes can be adapted. One trick I've found to reduce the liquid is to leave the lid off for 2-3 hours at the end of cooking. You can also always reduce the sauce on the stove after too.

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Bevi March 23, 2011

The famous Chicken Marbella recipe from the Silver Palate translates really well into a crock pot recipe. My god daughter makes its all the time and she simply throws everything into the pot and lets it cook all day.

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