Place meat in a slow cooker; cover with onion and garlic. In a small bowl, combine salt, pepper, water, tomato paste, and paprika. Pour over meat mixture. Cover and cook on Low 8 to 9 hours. Turn control to High. In a small bowl, combine flour, water, and sour cream or yogurt. Stir into meat mixture. Cook uncovered on High 10 to 15 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve over cooked noodles or rice. Sprinkle with dill weed or poppy seeds.
8 slices bread with crust removed
8 ounces cheddar, swiss or american cheese grated
1 cup cooked and chopped meat or shrimp (optional)
1 cup light cream or milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon parsley paprika
Lightly grease Slow Cooker or Crock Pot. Alternate layers of bread and cheese and if desired, meat. Beat together eggs, milk, salt and parsley. Pour over bread and cheese in slow cooker/Crock Pot. Sprinkle top with paprika. Cover and cook on high 30 minutes, then turn to low for 3-4 hours.
Combine all seasoning mix ingredients in a small bowl.
Rinse chicken with cold water and pat dry. Brush chicken with olive oil and rub seasoning into chicken.
Roll up balls of foil and place in the bottom of the slow cooker with 2 thick slices of onion. Place chicken on foil, breast side up so it is slightly lifted off the bottom of the slow cooker.
Cover and cook on low 7-8 hours or high 4-5 hours. (165 degrees internal temp)
Remove chicken and place on a small pan. Broil 3-4 minutes to crisp skin (optional). Rest 10 minutes before slicing.
Remove foil and onion from slow cooker and turn onto high. If required, add broth to create about 2 cups of liquid.
In a small bowl, combine 4 tablespoons cornstarch with 4 tablespoons water to create a slurry.
Whisk about ⅔ of the cornstarch into the drippings/broth and let cook on high. Depending on the amount of liquid you may need to add more of the cornstarch slurry to reach desired consistency. Let cook at least 5 minutes before serving.