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Down Home Cookingby HealthyLivingTrends.com
Down Home cooking is one way individuals can enjoy great cooking. There are many different down home cooking recipes to choose from. Individuals can choose their favorite down home cooking, or try a new down home cooking recipe. Listed here are some great down home cooking recipes for individuals to try. There are more recipes available than what is listed here.
4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 pound boneless venison, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 cups water
1 cup dry red wine
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 ounces pearl onions (1 cup)
2 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 large potato, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup cold water
3 tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon browning sauce, if desired
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1. Cook bacon in 4-quart Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove bacon with slotted spoon, reserving fat in Dutch oven, and drain on paper towels; reserve.
2. Cook venison in bacon fat over medium-high heat about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown. Stir in 2 cups water, the wine, salt, thyme, marjoram and pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 2 hours or until venison is almost tender.
3. Stir in onions, carrots and potato. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 30 minutes or until vegetables and venison are tender.
4. Shake 1/2 cup cold water and the flour in a tightly covered container; gradually stir into stew. Stir in browning sauce. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Sprinkle with bacon and parsley.
Upside Down Chicken Pot Pie
1 1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
1 tablespoon instant chopped onion
1 dried bay leaf
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 jar (18 oz) chicken gravy
2 medium celery stalks, cut into 1/2-inch slices
2 1/4 cups Original Bisquick® mix
2/3 cup milk
1 bag (1 lb) Green Giant® frozen mixed vegetables
1. Place chicken in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker. Top with onion, bay leaf, pepper and gravy. Place celery on gravy.
2. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
3. About 30 minutes before serving, make and bake 8 biscuits using Bisquick mix and milk as directed on package.
4. Meanwhile, gently stir frozen vegetables into chicken mixture. Increase heat setting to High. Cover and cook 15 minutes. Remove bay leaf.
5. For each serving, split biscuit and place in soup bowl or tart pan. Spoon about 3/4 cup chicken mixture on top of biscuit.
This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer's directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.