Pulled Pork Tacos

Everyone loves pulled pork don't they? Especially when you can use the slow cooker to do all the work. And who doesn't love a taco? So bring them together and you get a family meal that everyone is going to love sharing. You can also make the pulled pork in advance and freeze it, meaning even less effort on the day. Pulled Pork Tacos A quick and easy take on pulled pork, with everything thrown in the slow cooker, that's great with tacos and sauces 1.5 kg pork shoulder (boned with rind removed)3 cloves garlic (peeled and sliced)2 tbsp tomato puree2 tbsp chipotle chilli powder2 tsp sweet smoked paprika1 tsp ground coriander1 tsp ground cumin2 tsp dried oregano.5 tsp fresh grated nutmeg30…

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Slow Cooker Chilli Con Carne

With the shorter days, and the run up to Christmas, we're all looking for a family dinner that's easy to prepare, and even easier on the pocket, and will have everyone lining up for seconds. Look no further than this super easy slow cooker recipe for Chilli Con Carne. It feels super luxurious if cooked with the diced meats, and the combination of beef and pork gives a real depth of flavour, but you can easily swap it around and use just the one meat. Plus, it works just as well with minced beef or pork, just reduce the cooking times by 10%. If you use minced pork, you should leave it to rest for 10 minutes once cooked, and skim any…

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Steak and Kidney Pudding
Steamed steak & kidney pudding with suet pastry, peas, mash and gravy.

Steak and Kidney Pudding

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There are few things so glorious on a cold day than a sumptuous, golden, suet pudding, filled with tender steak and kidney and oozing gravy. But there's a reason that its harder and harder to find these days... it takes a lot of effort and care to get it right, something in short supply these days. Well, worry not, the components to this dish are quick to make, and you can do so in advance, with the main cook being in a slow cooker! Steak and Kidney Pudding Tender steak and kidney, braised in it's own juices, encapsulated in a golden suet crust. 1 medium onion (finely chopped)2 tbsp olive oil1.5 kg steak and kidney mix1 bottle real ale500 ml beef stock…

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