Thursday, October 29, 2009

Three Ingredient Thursday


This week's Three Ingredient Thursday:
Crock-pot Turkey!
Ingredients:
Frozen Turkey Breast (I chose a boneless, but bone in is fine)
1 Can Cranberry Sauce
1 Envelope Lipton Onion Soup Mix
Mix cranberry sauce and onion soup together. Pour over turkey breast in the crock pot. Cook on low for 8 hrs, or high for 4 hrs.
I tried this recipe last week, and it was a HUGE hit with the family. The sauce made a terrific gravy for mashed potatoes.
This recipe would be great for someone cooking Thanksgiving dinner for two-four people and doesn't want to roast an entire turkey.
Oct. 26-30th I’m chatting with CJ all week at http://ponyexpressgraphics.blogspot.com/
Drop on by and check it out. CJ makes book trailers. If you're considering a book trailer for your novel, be sure to take a look at the services offered by Pony Express Graphics.

17 comments:

  1. Did you thaw the turkey first or put it in the crockpot frozen? I put frozen chicken breasts in a crockpot one time and the crockpot cracked.

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  2. Wow, that looks easy. I never thought about using a crockpot.

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  3. Sounds yummy. I wonder if it'd work for chicken breasts? Hopefully my crock pot wouldn't crack like CJ's...

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  4. Cj, I didn't thaw the turkey breast first. The recipe said to go from frozen.

    Jennifer, it was easy-peasy! And delish!

    Georgiana, I can't think why it wouldn't work with chicken as well as turkey.

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  5. That sounds delicious.

    Thanksgiving is my favorite menu, I just can't cook it!

    Will you put your book trailer on the blog? That sounds like a great idea, and thanks for the link.

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  6. What an interesting sounding recipe. I'm going to try it!

    And this reminded me that I need to get my Special of the Week up on my blog.

    Yummmm!

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  7. That sounds way too easy. I'm almost afraid to try it.

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  8. Anonymous2:24 PM

    It was delish! It was the perfect size too. There were enough leftovers for one day, without having to eat leftovers for weeks like when we cook a whole turkey.

    Heather

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  9. Mmmmmmm, I'll be trying this one too!

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  10. I got your books, I got your books, I got your books. Doing the happy dance now!!!!

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  11. Okay, now that I read the actual post. I wish I had read it earlier today. I've had a turkey roll in the crock pot all day. Could have used this simple, sounds-delicious recipe. Next time I will.

    Putting Lipton Onion Soup envelopes on my shopping list. Always can the cran jelly on hand!!!

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  12. Tamika, you can view the book trailer by scrolling down a bit on this blog, or by using this url:

    http://onthewritepath.blogspot.com/2009/10/we-interrrupt-normal-blogging.html

    There is another more book-specific trailer in the works as we speak. This one is for promoting me and the book title, the next one will be about the story itself. Cool, huh?

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  13. Linda, next time I make it, we'll have you over to sample some! Maybe on a card-club night. Yeah, I gotta get that rolling!

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  14. Carla, I love your Specials. They all sound so yummy!

    Steph, trust me, I'm no Betty Crocker. If I can make it, anyone can! :)

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  15. Heather, I'm glad you liked it. And I hope you're enjoying next week's recipe for supper tonight :)

    Jess, let me know how you like the turkey!

    Eileen YAY! I'm so glad the book arrived! Woohoo!

    And yay for shopping lists and easy recipes!

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  16. I've heard that to keep the crock pot from cracking when using frozen meat, you need to make sure there is a layer of liquid in the bottom of the crockpot. This is to prevent cold juices from the meat hitting the hot crock causing it to break.

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