Crockpot Friendly Recipes

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful for many reasons but preparing and cooking a once-in-a-year meal ranks right up there at the top! It seems impossible to have everything cooked and ready to eat at the same time!

This year make use of your crockpot like never before. It will leave you more space in the oven and can be trusted to cook at least one of your menu items with minimal work from you!

Mashed Potatoes
- Wash and cut potatoes into bite size pieces (use 3 lbs)
- Add to crockpot with 1 cup of chicken stock
- Place 1/4 cup of butter - cut into cubes, on top
- Sprinkle 3 cloves of minced garlic on top
- Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours
- Mash and add in milk to achieve level of creaminess desired.
- Add salt and pepper to taste

- Cook celery and onion in butter over medium heat in saucepan
- Once softened remove from heat
- Add 1 package of seasoned bread cubes to slow cooker
- Pour in 1 and 1/2 cups of chicken stock
- Add in celery and onion
- Cook on low for 3-3.5 hours

Cranberry Sauce
- Mix 1/2 cup of orange juice, water, brown sugar and white sugar
- Stir in 1/4 tsp of cinnamon
- Pour in crockpot
- Add 1 package of fresh cranberries
- Cover and cook on high 3 hours, stirring once every hour
- Remove lid and stir well. Cook another 45 minutes


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