Cooking - The Gadgets

Many people are intimidated by using a slow cooker or crock pot. The truth is, there is really nothing easier to cook in than a crock pot. There are only two temperature settings, low and high. Depending on how long you intend to cook your meal for, will depend on the setting you will use. This is a handy way to make a meal for you family if you are a stay at home mom or if you work outside the home.

A slow cooker slow cooker desserts consists of a heating element (usually with variable heat settings) and a heavy ceramic pot sometimes referred to as a crockpot. They are available in sizes suitable for singles, couples or families. The Hinari HSC008 has a 1.5 litre capacity while Cuisinart produce the 6.5 litre CSC650u.



For a less expensive Thanksgiving dinner look no further than Mimi's at Riverpark. They will be serving breakfast starting at 8am but will start providing Thanksgiving Dinners at 11am. Their holiday dinner will include all your Thanksgiving favorites, including turkey breast with gravy, a fresh vegetable medley, mashed potatoes or whipped sweet potatoes, cornbread stuffing, and cranberry relish. All meals start with Mimis signature bread basket, soup and salad and is completed with a selection of decadent desserts. A children's version of the dinner is also available. Please call them at 559-439-2669.

On a typical night I am busy listening to my seven year old practice her reading helping my ten year old complete her math problems and doing my best to keep my five year slow cooker creme brulee old from sneaking in a snack all while I am trying to dice and slice the ingredients for the nights meal.

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12. The creme brulee ice cream are known for their food pairings and while perfectly fine, most people should stick with only one glass with dinner. Alcohol will help limit the food consumption but alcohol is not a good health choice when consumed in excess.