Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Crock Pot Chicken Tutorial

I've used this recipe to make a whole chicken in my crock pot...or slow cooker as some prefer.....for many years now.  Ask my family and they will tell you that I make it a lot!  It's one of those meals that I make when I have a crazy day and need dinner to be ready with virtually no prep time.  So I thought I'd share the step-by-step instructions so you could give it try on your next crazy day!!
Rinse your 4 lb bird & pat dry with paper towels. Put her in your slow cooker.
In the cavity of the bird, put in a Bay Leaf, some onion (I use dehydrated onion) and some sage (optional).

Next you'll need: garlic salt, garlic powder, paprika or Emeril's, pepper, lemon pepper, thyme, basil, parsley, 2 Tablespoons butter and a lemon cut in half.

Squeeze the lemon halves over the chicken.

Spread the butter over the chicken.  I melt the butter & pour it over - it seems easier to me :)

Now sprinkle all those herbs & spices over the top. No need to measure!

Cook for at least 6 hours on low.  You could go 7 hours without a problem.

Here's the finished chicken! The meat usually falls off the bone!

I set my rice cooker so that we have rice to accompany the chicken and then make a salad or veggie.

Let me know if you try this and how it turns out!  It just might become your go-to dinner on those super busy days when you need dinner to magically come together all by itself!

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Card Workshop This Friday!

This Friday I'll be hosting a card making workshop featuring the following products:
     -Typeset paper pack
     -Corrugated milepost shapes
     -Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge
     -Create a Shade Pearl paint
     -Typeset workshop stamp set
We'll be making 3 of the 5 cards pictured above! It will be a fun night of creativity!

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

November Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!

This month's Stamp of the Month is one that can be used anytime for anything!!  Use it to highlight certain dates throughout the year. The first idea I had when I looked at this one was to use it for an anniversary card I need to make.  In fact, you could sit down and design one card, then mass produce it to cover all those anniversaries for the whole year! :)

View many more ideas using this month's stamp by following the Stamp of the Month blog hop HERE