Absolutely love this product! Easy to use, easy to clean and performs as it says. My old slow cooker used to heat unevenly and would burn on one side if you didn't keep an eye on it. In the ninja, you can brown your meat in the same pot and then set to slow cook. you can also put the same pot in the fridge. Love it!
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Kick Up Chili Seasoning Mixes with Flavorful Add-Ins
I have a delicious “from scratch” chili recipe that calls for some unusual ingredients, but it takes forever to assemble. To save time, I just add these items to a box of chili seasoning mix. Here’s what I add-in – you can add as many or as few as you like. For liquid add Beer, Beef Broth and Brewed Coffee. For an interesting flavor add a Tablespoon each of Cocoa Powder and Brown Sugar. For beans add a can each of Pinto Beans, Black Beans, Light & Dark Kidney Beans.
Also add canned Tomatoes, Tomato Sauce, Onions, Green Pepper & Lean Ground Meat, like you usually would.
I just love the new Reynolds slow cooker bags. I put one in my slow cooker every time I use it. Once the meal is done you simply pull out the bag throw it away. No more soaking or scrubbing of your slow cooker.
The slow cooker liners can be found on the aisle with zip lock bags, trash bags and tin foil. Price is between $3.00-$4.00
I use my Dutch oven instead of a slow cooker, the food comes out with a rich flavor (like in a slow cooker) but takes less time. And I can get everything ready and have my husband throw it in the oven if I'm not at home. I prep and pre-cook whatever needs to be done and put the Dutch oven in the fridge. In the end, it saves me time and saves me from having to explain how the slow cooker works.
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