Homemade Organic Slow Cooker Apple Cider

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 gallon organic unfiltered apple juice
  • 1 Tbsp. organic mulling spices (two small spice bags)

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Pour the apple cider into a slow cooker along with the mulling spices.
  2. Cook on low for 8-12 hours, or until desired color is reached; I prefer it a darker brown.
  3. Drink warm out of the slow cooker, or chill and serve later.
  4. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Slow Cooker Spaghetti

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Add the beef and sausage mixes to a deep frying pan with lid; Pour in 1/2 cup water and bring to a boil.
  2. Once boiling, reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes; Break up any large chunks, cover, and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  3. Add the meat mixes to a 5-6 quart slow cooker, along with remaining ingredients (except raw spaghetti).
  4. Heat in slow cooker on LOW for 6 to 8 hours, or on HIGH for 3-5 hours.
  5. Approximately 30-40 minutes before the end of cooking time, cook the raw spaghetti in boiling water (with a pinch of salt) until halfway cooked, approximately 8-13 minutes.
  6. Serve the sauce over the spaghetti.
  7. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Lard and Cracklings

This is What You’ll Need:

  • pastured organic pork fat
  • 1/4 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Cube the pork fat and save the big chunks of pork for something else,
  2. Place the water and fat cubes into a slow cooker; Heat on low for 6-10 hours (depending on the amount of pork fat and the temperature of your slow cooker), until the fat is completely rendered and the cracklings are crispy, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove the cracklings from the lard and store in separate containers.
  4. Pour the lard into pint sized Mason jars and allow them to cool before refrigerating; Freeze after completely chilled in the freezer, if desired.
  5. I store extra lard and cracklings seperately in the freezer.
  6. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Slow Cooker Chunky Taco Dip

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 lb. grass-fed organic ground beef
  • 1/4 cup Homemade Organic Beef Stock
  • 1/4 cup reserved kidney bean liquid
  • 1 cup organic crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups organic frozen corn
  • 2 cups cooked organic kidney beans, drained
  • 2 cups cooked organic black beans, drained
  • 1 cup freshly diced organic tomato  [1 medium]
  • 1 cup diced organic red onion
  • 4 organic garlic cloves, minced
  • 2-3 Tbsp. minced Homemade Organic Pickled Jalapenos; OR Homemade Organic Pickled Serranos
  • 2 Tbsp. Homemade Organic Taco Seasoning, divided
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 4 Tbsp. organic masa harina (corn flour); OR unbleached organic white flour mixed with 4 Tbsp. unchlorinated and unfluoridated water (slurry)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh organic cilantro; OR 1 Tbsp. organic dried cilantro (optional)
  • hot sauce (optional)
  • organic tortilla chips, for serving

Here’s How I do it:

Slow Cooker:

  1. Add all ingredients except the slurry and tortilla chips and cook on low for 5-6 hours; Add the slurry 30 minutes before the cook time ends, and stir until well combined.
  2. Serve from the slow cooker with tortilla chips on the side for dipping.
  3. This recipe yields approximately 11 cups of dip.
  4. Enjoy!

Warmers:

  1. Cook the ground beef and 1 Tbsp. taco seasoning in a large skillet until browned, breaking up any large chunks.
  2. Add the beef stock, bean drippings, crushed tomatoes, corn, kidney beans, black beans, garlic, hot peppers, 1 Tbsp. taco seasoning, and salt; Stir to combine well.
  3. Increase the heat to boiling, then reduce and allow to simmer for 20  minutes; Add the slurry to the skillet and allow to simmer until thickened.
  4. Transfer the dip to your warmer.
  5. Serve from the warmer with tortilla chips on the side for dipping.
  6. This recipe yields approximately 11 cups of dip.
  7. Enjoy!

This would also be delicious as a burrito, taco, taco salad, taco bowl, etc.

Homemade Organic Golden Garden Soup

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 6 medium organic carrots [1 lb.], chunked
  • 3 medium organic potatoes, chunked
  • 3 ribs organic celery with leaves, chunked/cut up
  • 2 medium organic yellow onions, chunked
  • 4 cups Homemade Organic Chicken Stock
  • 2 tsp. Homemade Organic Magic Poultry Seasoning
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. organic freshly ground peppercorn blend
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh organic dill, finely minced; OR 1 tsp. organic dried dill
  • 1 cup grass-fed organic whole milk
  • 1/4 cup organic pasture butter

Here’s How I do it:

Stovetop:

  1. Transfer the chopped vegetables to a large stockpot; Add the chicken stock, poultry seasoning, dill and salt; Cover and simmer until tender, about 45 to 60 minutes.
  2. In small batches, add cooked mixture and blend until smooth; Repeat with remaining mixture.
  3. Return pureed mixture to stockpot add milk and butter; Heat until warmed through.
  4. Enjoy!

Slow Cooker:

  1. Coarsely chop the vegetables in small batches using a food processor or blender.
  2. Transfer the chopped vegetables to a __ qt. slow cooker; Add the chicken stock, poultry seasoning, dill and salt; Cover and simmer on low for 6-8 hours.
  3. In small batches, add cooked mixture and blend until smooth; Repeat with remaining mixture.
  4. Return pureed mixture to kettle, add milk and butter and heat on high for 30 minutes, or warmed through.
  5. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Barbequed Pulled Turkey Soup

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

Slow Cooker:

  1. Add all ingredients to the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours.

Stovetop:

You’ll also need turkey schmaltz for this version; Also reduce the garlic to 3 cloves and mince.

  1. In a large stockpot over medium high heat, warm 3-4 Tbsp. schmaltz until bubbly.
  2. Saute the celery, onion and bell pepper for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the minced garlic to the onion and peppers and saute for an additional 3 minutes.
  4. Pour the vegetable and turkey stocks into the stockpot and stir.
  5. Add the corn, tomatoes, BBQ turkey mixture, salt and BBQ rub seasoning to the pot and mix well.
  6. Bring the mixture to a boil, and reduce to a simmer; Simmer for 20 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  7. Sprinkle with shredded swiss cheese and top with celery leaves.
  8. Enjoy!

 

Homemade Organic Barbequed Pulled Turkey

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 4 cups shredded cooked organic dark-meat turkey
  • 3 cups Homemade Organic Copycat Rumboggies BBQ Sauce
  • 3 cups Homemade Organic Turkey Stock
  • 1 cup diced organic red onion
  • 1 cup diced organic green bell pepper
  • 1 cup sliced organic celery
  • 2-3 Tbsp. home rendered turkey schmaltz
  • 7 oz. [1 jar] organic tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. organic freshly ground peppercorn blend

Here’s How I do it:

Stovetop:

  1. Heat a stockpot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the schmaltz and allow to get warm and bubbly.
  3. Add the celery to the schmaltz and saute for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Add the onion and bell pepper to the stockpot and saute for 4-5 minutes.
  5. Pour the stock and the BBQ sauce into the stockpot; Stir well to combine.
  6. Bring the mixture to a boil; Reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours.
  7. Enjoy!

Crock Pot:

  1. Add all ingredients to a 4-5 qt slow cooker.
  2. Cook over low heat for 8-10 hours.