Zucchini Bread

Ingredients

2 eggs
2/3 c. vegetable oil
1 1/4 cup sugar
1 1/3 c. zucchini, peeled and grated
2 tsp. vanilla
2 c. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 to 1 c. chopped nuts

Directions

With mixer, beat eggs until light and foamy. Add oil, sugar, grated zucchini and vanilla. Mix well. Stir dry ingredients with nuts. Add to zucchini mixture. Mix well. Pour into greased and floured 2 pound coffee can or 2 quart mold. Place in Crock Pot. Cover top with 8 paper towels. Cover and bake on high 3 to 4 hours.

DO NOT CHECK OR REMOVE cover until last hour of baking. Let stand 5 minutes before unmolding.

Turkey Marmalade

Ingredients

Turkey breast
1 jar Orange Marmalade or Pineapple/Orange Jam

Directions

Place a turkey breast in the slow cooker/Crock Pot, pour 1 jar Orange Marmalade or Pineapple/Orange Jam over the breast and sprinkle a little cinnamon on top. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or on high for about 4 hours

Crockpot White Chili

Ingredients

3 15-oz cans great northern, pinto, or cannellini beans, drained
2 1/2 c. chopped, cooked chicken
1 c. chopped onion
1 1/2 c. chopped red, green, and/or yellow pepper
2 jalapeno chili peppers, stemmed and chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. dried oregano, crushed
3 1/2 c. chicken broth

Shredded Monterrey Jack cheese (optional)
Broken tortilla chips (optional)

Directions

In a Crock Pot combine the drained beans, chicken, onion, sweet pepper, jalapeno peppers, garlic, cumin, salt, and oregano. Stir in chicken broth. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Ladle soup into bowls. Top each serving with some cheese and tortilla chips, if desired. Makes 8 servings.

Apricot Nut Bread

Ingredients

3/4 cup dried apricots
1 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup milk
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tbsp grated orange peel
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

Directions

Place the apricots on a chopping block. Sprinkle 1 T flour over them. Dip a knife into the flour and chop the apricots finely. Flour the knife often to keep the cut up fruit from sticking together. Sift the remaining flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar into a large bowl. Combine the milk, egg, orange peel, and oil. Stir the flour mixture and the whole wheat flour. Fold in the cut up apricots, any flour left on the cutting block and the walnuts. Pour into a well greased, floured baking unit. Cover and place on a rack in the slow cooker, but prop the lid open a fraction with a toothpick or a twist of foil to let excess steam escape. Cook on High for 4 to 6 hours. Cool on a rack for 10 minutes. Serve warm or cold.

Italian Roast Beef

Ingredients

4 lb. beef roast
2 onions
2 cloves garlic
1 stalk celery
2 oz. bacon
flour
seasoning to taste

Directions

Process into a paste one onion, garlic, celery, and bacon. Flour the roast. Rub roast with the paste. Slice other onion; place in bottom of pot. Set roast on the onion. Cover and cook (Crock Pot) on low for 10 – 12 hours.