Slow Cooker Chicken Bone Broth

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Okay… I am a convert!  I was skeptical about bone broth vs regular stock but the extra cooking time does make for an incredible broth! This is ‘found food’ and no work at all when you make it in the slow cooker.   I would have discarded that chicken carcass after roasting a chicken but I turned it into an incredibly flavorful broth! Continue reading “Slow Cooker Chicken Bone Broth”

Brandied Beef Bourguignon

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A fantastic make-ahead dish that is easy yet elegant enough for a holiday meal. It is meant to sit overnight after you cook it to let the flavor develop. How perfect for an entertaining recipe!  Serve this  French classic with mashed potatoes or rice. The brandy flambé gives this an additional flavor hit beyond the red wine sauce. Continue reading “Brandied Beef Bourguignon”

Corn Bread Dressing

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This Corn Bread Dressing gives a hint of Italian fare to your holiday meal.  It is much lighter tasting than the traditional bread, onion, celery, sage combination. There is a bit of wine in the mix which surprisingly adds a bit of liveliness to the dish. Continue reading “Corn Bread Dressing”