The Food Of Downton Abbey: Vanilla Sea Salt Caramel Eclair

Rice is something that you might usually make on the stove while making a stew or curry in the slow cooker. This is not always necessary though because it is possible to cook rice in the crockpot. Actually there are lots of grains you can slow cook, including millet and quinoa.

Syrah ~ What a delicious varietal for the winter season. This 90 Point syrah "is rich and complex enough to put on the table beside a fine meal... Dry and finely tannic, it features flavors of black-berries, cherries, leather, mocha, tobacco, pepper and sage, and finishes long and spicy." Wine Enthusiast. Pair with beef short ribs, rich stews, and crock pot beef stew.

13. Get to know the back of the fridge. A lot of food often goes to waste simply because you lose track of a hunk of cheese or last week's stuffed peppers. Make it a priority to incorporate leftovers in soups, stews, stir fries or salads to minimize waste.

Very carefully, add the Cognac to the pan and ignite with flame (either the flames from a gas stove or with a long lighter.) Stand back while the Cognac flames then subsides as the alcohol is burned off.

beef stew is a perfect slow-cooker recipe because the slow cooking allows the meat to become very tender and tasty. This classic recipe includes potatoes, onions, carrots and celery in a simple and hearty sauce. Even after 12 hours of cooking, the potatoes and carrots are soft but firm enough for a fork.

If you have roast beef leftover after making a roast, it's easy to turn the leftover carrots, celery, potatoes and slow cooker beef bourguignon into a quick and easy crock pot vegetable soup dinner. Just reserve the juices and add V-8 vegetable juice, seasoning and mixed frozen vegetables for a quick and easy beef vegetable soup. Simmer all ingredients in a crock pot.

No. 4: Use Wolfgang Puck's French Onion soup to make barbeque beef sandwiches. Follow directions above beef burgundy crock pot making a roast. Cut up the roast once it is extremely tender and mix with your favorite barbeque sauce.

Believe me, starving students need to save money and time! Use these tips, and you'll save time, money, energy and make your busy life a little bit saner.