Slow Cooking

The Big Easy: 11 Effortless Mardi Gras Recipes with Classic New Orleans Flavor

Mardi Gras celebrations happen for a span of several days, but it technically falls on Tuesday (Fat Tuesday, to be exact), which means making classic New Orleans cuisine for the occasion is out of the...

tough pot roast - overcooked or not cooked long enough?

by l2cook 7 years ago

so i cooked a roast in a slow cooker (along with pearl onions, red bliss potatoes, and baby carrots) under low heat for close to 10 hours. when i checked on it later, the roast was tough. how can...


Is Braising Necessary for the Flanken cut of Short Ribs?

by MinS 5 days ago

I have an old recipe for Flanken “Tzimmes” which says to lay the Flanken (thin cut of short ribs) over sweet potatoes, carrots, honey and orange juice and slow cook the dish for hours. It seems cou...

Slow Cooker - Food Safety

by jjohio 8 days ago

I used to not be so food safety obsessed until I had kids (3 yr & 7 months). But now that I'm feeding them I'm always terrified of giving them food poisoning because yeah, vomiting kids = no fun. ...

Best Bouillon Powder

by Georgia Strait 14 days ago

While some may cringe at thought of powder bouillon - I have an old grandma type recipe for which I specifically need the loose powder (not paste, not cube, not liquid) Which BRAND - dare I ask ...

Cooking From Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbooks, Part 4

by DuffyH 1 year ago

Please join us in cooking with your electric pressure cooker and posting about your experiences here. You can cook from any book or any recipe and any model or kind of pressure cooker, but please n...

Whole duck for a ragu?

by Lady_Tenar 29 days ago

I’ve had what was sold as a “braising duck” (labeled as a “mature duck”) sitting in my freezer for a while and I’m trying to decide on a good project for it. I love a good ragu and I thought a dish...

Lamb 'o-bone' chops??

by cacao 3 years ago

Where I live in the SW. there is a common grocery chain, "Sprouts". They carry some sort of lamb chop they call 'o bone chops' and I think they made that name up :) I bought some, and I ought to ...

Keeping a beef roast warm

by cajungwailo 1 month ago

How can I keep a beef roast warm for a couple hours after I've cooked it, but don't want it to cook anymore during the keep warm stage? Oven? Temp? Wrap? Cover? Thanks.

Standing Rib Roasting Plans

by Buswaybob 2 months ago

My current plan as follows and want someone to comment if any flaws 1. Have purchased 10lb, 6 Rib roast, Choice NOT Prime on Monday, Dec 16th 2. Plan to roast on Christmas Day for 9 adults follow...

Buddah's Hand aka Citron - Candying

by mactuan12 2 months ago

What is a good method to candy buddahs hand without turning it into a sugar fest? I will be using it in Italian (Easter) Grain pie. And perhaps some other adventures. And what is the best way...

Please advise re timing

by redgirl2 2 months ago

Happy holidays all. I am serving the main course at my house for 13 people (my tiny house and 13 people!!!). Others are bringing salads and desserts. I have 2 vegetarians and 11 omnivores and I'...

Braised short ribs: trim lat muscle or no?

by shescheeky 2 months ago

Hi Everyone, I'm making this braised short ribs recipe for Christmas. Should I ask my butcher for short ribs that are trimmed of the lat muscle or no? I plan to order English cut. Thank you!!

Lamb leg has cuts to bone - how to adjust cooking?

by Odette2611 2 months ago

I have previously prepared a leg of lamb by cooking it for four hours on low-ish heat. I planned to do it next week for Christmas day. The leg has arrived with three deep cuts through the meat, abo...

Help! My beef pot roast is falling apart but still chewy

by Cooking1049da 3 years ago

I decided to make a beef pot roast using a chuck roast. I seared the meat and cooked it my slow cooker on high for 5 hours when I decided to eat it. The meat fell apart and could shred easily, but ...

Boston butt time needed to slow cook for a 9 lb of meat

by j798sykes 3 months ago

9 lb Boston butt serving at 1 pm I prepared with Koster salt 48 hr. And refrigerate What is the suggestion for how many hours to slow cook using your posting

Slow Cooking Carrots Advice

by econe 3 months ago

Hello everyone! New poster, so I hope it’s okay to ask for advice here. My grandma makes the most AMAZING slow roasted carrots, so when she asked if I had any special requests for Thanksgiving, ...

Got a 3- crock slow cooker for Christmas, I love it- but I need some ideas!!!

by athina 8 years ago

Hey guys! I would like some ideas, 3 items, that I would make simultaneously, that would cook well in a slow cooker/ crock pot. Each crock has its own separate thermostat, so you can cook things ...

Dutch Oven Recipe Issue (All the liquid is disappearing)

by Ron_Y 4 years ago

Hi All, First post here, so if I'm doing something wrong, sorry! I am having an issue with a braised short ribs recipe. In a nutshell, same recipe i've always used is now yielding no juices a...

More dumb overly-frozen BEEF questions

by CookingChemicalEngineer 4 months ago

Hi y'all. I have a deep freeze and 2 stand-up fridge side-by-sides, one of which keeps foods in the freezer almost as cold as the deep freeze. As a result, I tend to toss stuff in that super cold...

Dinner party dish without onions

by highlyunlikely 4 months ago

I am hosting a birthday dinner for a friend who hates onions and their prodigy (leeks, scallions, shallots). I would have liked to stick to comfort foods like braised short ribs or beef bourgui...