Slow Cooking Thursday!!!

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Welcome to my weekly Crockpot Recipes Exchange. It's such a great way to share your avorite dishes or to learn some new ones to make for your family.

What do you think??? Do You have some great recipes to share, or perhaps you're looking for some delicious ones to give you a reason to pull out the ol' crockpot???
Time to pull out those crockpots and put them to good use. If you want to join in, just grab the banner and add your name to Mr Linky :)


CHICKEN AND SAUSAGE PAELLA


Ingredients:
2 1/2 to 3 lbs. meaty chicken pieces
1 tbsp. cooking oil
8 oz. cooked smoked turkey sausage, halved lengthwise and sliced
1 large onion, sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp. snipped fresh thyme or 2 tsp. dried thyme, crushed
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/8 tsp. thread saffron or 1/4 tsp. ground turmeric

1 141/2 oz. can reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2 c. water
2 c. chopped tomatoes
2 yellow or green sweet peppers, cut into very thin bite-size strips
1 c. frozen green peas

3 c. hot cooked rice

Directions:
Skin chicken. Rinse chicken; pat dry. In a large skillet brown chicken pieces, half at a time, in hot oil. Drain off fat. In a 3 1/2, 4, or 5 quart crockery cooker place chicken pieces, turkey sausage, and onion. Sprinkle with garlic, dried thyme (if using), black pepper, and saffron or turmeric. Pour broth and water over all. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 1/2 to 4 hours. Add the tomatoes, sweet peppers, peas, and if
using, the fresh thyme to the cooker. Cover; let stand for 5 minutes. Serve over the hot rice. Makes 6 servings



HOMESTYLE BREAD PUDDING


Ingredients:
2 Eggs, slightly beaten
2 1/4 cups Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Salt
2 cups 1-inch bread cubes
1/2 cup Brown sugar
1/2 cup Raisins or chopped dates

Directions:
In medium mixing bowl, combine eggs with milk, vanilla, cinnamon, salt, bread, sugar, and raisins or dates. Pour into 1 1/2-quart baking or souffle dish. Place metal trivet (or aluminum foil shaped in a ring to keep the dish off the bottom of the pot) or rack in bottom of slow cooker/Crock Pot. Add 1/2 cup hot water. Set baking dish on trivet. Cover pot; cook on high for about 2 hours. Serve pudding warm or cool. Makes 4 to 6 servings.


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16 comments

  1. Sandra, that paella looks and sounds amazing! That WILL be going on the menu next week! Thanks for posting it!

    IN Him,
    Lori4squaremom
    http://lori.scottdomain.com

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  2. Oh those look too good!!!!

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  3. Oh that sounds yummy! Thanks for hosting Sandra :)

    Laura

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  4. Both recipes look really good! I've been wanting to try a paella dish. Thanks for hosting this; I am getting so many great recipes!

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  5. Oh my, you Paella looks de-lish. So, does the bread pudding!

    I was sooo hoping to be the first to hook up with Mr. Linky this morning! lol I had my post already to go last night. Oh, well...

    Have a splediferous day!

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  6. Thwse both look yummy today! Thanks for sharing.


    MJ

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  7. that chicken recipe sounds like it would be a big hit here!

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  8. I love bread pudding!

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  9. mmmm chicken looks yummy! thought I would join in since your banner is so cute!

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  10. I'm so glad to be joining in for the first time ever!! heeheee!!! I just love using my slowcooker...

    Your paella sounds deelish!! Can't wait to try it!

    Hugs, Hugs
    Trace

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  11. Hi Sandra,

    So happy I can share a recipe today! Must admit I'm not sure how to add the name of the recipe to my link -- but it's Changeling Chicken.

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  12. Hey Sandra!
    This looks really good!
    Hope you are having a great day.

    Annie

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  13. ooooo I love Paella. BTW you do know this is me? I've changed my profile pick :) I've gone for a Spring look :)

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  14. Paella is one of my favorite foods on earth!

    Sorry I didn't contribute this week! It's been crazy around here!

    Next week for sure :D

    Sherry

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  15. Thanks Sandra.Once again you come to save the day!!!! that will be dinner for us tomorrow! i Repeat what Sherry said,it's been nutso around here...lol ;-)

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  16. Hi Sandra! I would love to join the next slow cooking thursday. How do I join? :)

    Happy Friday! :)

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