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A Year of Crockpot Cooking and a Peach Cobbler Recipe

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This  past week at BlogHer I had the pleasure of meeting Stephanie who writes the blog, A Year of Crockpotting.  January of this year she made a resolution for the new year to use her crockpot every day for the entire year.  She recently was a guest on the Rachel Ray show talking about her blog.

One of my favorite things about her blog is that she does not hold herself out as a cooking expert. She is just a person who decided to stretch her cooking wings this year. To force herself to cook better meals for her family. (She also has a celiac daughter, so her recipes are gluten free. Don’t let that scare you, you can substitute in your glutinous products should you desire.) And since she is experimenting daily, she also writes about her failures, meals that did not taste good. Things that she will not make again…. Swiss Chard soup anyone?

Today she had a Blueberry Buckle recipe based on one of Oprah’s favorite things. Stephanie was able to adapt the recipe for crockpot cooking and bake individual sized ramekins inside her crockpot.

One of  her recent recipes, Crockpot Peach Compote with Brandy, reminded me of Delicious Peach Cobbler that I make sometimes.  Yes, Delicious is part of the name.  I love to make this for dessert, especially now that we are dealing with overlapping baseball and football seasons. We eat dinner really early, but then the kids are ready to eat something again before bed. This peach cobbler on top of some vanilla ice cream is a nice treat.

 

You will need:

1/3 cup buttermilk baking mix (I use a GF baking mix)
2/3 cup dry quick oats
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
4 cups sliced peaches (fresh is best, but you can use canned just not the kind in the syrup)
1/2 cup water

Grease your slow cooker. Really well. And then when you think you have it greased well enough, grease it some more.

Mix together all the dry ingredients, dump in crockpot.
Stir in the peaches and water, mix with the dry ingredients.
Cook on low for at least 5 hours.
Serve over vanilla ice cream.

So, go on over and check out Stephanie’s blog. I promise there is a recipe there for everyone.



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7 comments so far...

  • Thank you, Chris, for the links and your kind words—I am having a complete ball with this project.

    I greatly enjoyed meeting you—-you are my mommy idol.

    xox
    steph

    crockpot lady  |  July 23rd, 2008 at 1:12 pm

  • I love my crockpot! I made chicken soup in it today. Thanks for the link!

    Daisy  |  July 24th, 2008 at 3:17 am

  • I pink puffy heart Stephanie. Both because the real-person assessments of the recipes is so refreshing and because she’s adorable.

    Mir  |  July 24th, 2008 at 1:42 pm

  • Thanks so much for the site info on crockpotting! I love my crockpot, but sometimes get tired of the “same old things”… I will definitely be visiting her site!

    And peach cobbler is one of my absolute favorites — we will be trying your recipe this weekend!

    BlapherMJ  |  July 25th, 2008 at 11:00 am

  • Love your recipes! Thanks so much for posting–I’ve made quite a few. So this peach cobbler isn’t too watery? That’s the problem I’ve found with most crockpot recipes–they are soup-y…

    spacegeek  |  July 28th, 2008 at 7:38 pm

  • Have you ever used crockpot liners? those things are a gift from above. It had to be a mom who invented those. They make crockpot clean up a breeze.

    Mary  |  July 29th, 2008 at 10:28 pm

  • I made the blueberry buckle last night. used my 2 qt. crockpot and didn’t burn. I love Steph’s
    blog- it’s the greatest. Next going to try the
    Peach compote (cobbler) can’t wait. Eileen

    eileen  |  August 3rd, 2008 at 4:19 pm