I have a small kitchen, so 1) I don’t have the luxury of lots of counter space, and 2) I seldom have the patience for recipes that require lots of time for prep. I’m also not a fan of needing to purchase lots of special ingredients that are unlikely to ever be used again. Basically I like to dump stuff into one pot and have something tasty once the whole process is done.
I cooked my chunky veggie soup (stew) in a slow cooker and accidentally (I fell asleep) left it on low all night long so I ended up with a very thick consistency, which is what I like. (more…)