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Reader seeks chicken cacciatore with shrimp recipe

Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Auntie Emo: Does anyone have a recipe for chicken cacciatore with shrimp? You cook it in a slow-cooker. I've only lost two favorite recipes over the years and this was one of them.

C.C., of Ketchikan

PICK OF THE WEEK:

P. M. of Ketchikan said they always celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the traditional corned beef dinner, which wouldn't be complete without Colcannon.

Colcannon

4 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2 inch pieces 1 pound cabbage, cut into fine shreds 1 cube butter 1-¼ cup milk (or chicken broth) 1 cup sliced green onion

Place potatoes in pan, cover with water and bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer until tender, about 10-15 minutes. Drain, place in bowl, mash and cover. Add cabbage and butter into pan used for potatoes, add green onion and cook over medium high heat until cabbage is well wilted, about 8 minutes, stirring often. Heat milk or broth till simmering. Stir into potatoes, add cabbage and onions and stir till smooth and evenly. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

RECIPE CHALLENGE:

Do you have a Crock-pot recipe to share with our readers? Please send them in.

RECIPE SHARED:

Here's the second Crock-pot recipe from M.A., of Ketchikan.

Recipe 2 - Cube Steak with Gravy

6 cube steaks

Flour and shake off excess flour.Fry in some vegetable oil until browned on both sides.Place in a 4.5 quart slow cooker, add:

1 large onion thinly sliced and separated into rings 2 cups water

Cover and cook until meat is tender

In a bowl, whisk together:

1 envelope of brown gravy mix 1 envelope of onion gravy mix 1 envelope of mushroom gravy mix

Mix above with 1 cup water.

Add to cooker and cook 30 minutes longer.

Serve over mashed potatoes or cooked noodles.

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V.C., of Juneau, sent in his crock-pot specialty.

Five-bean soup

1 pound ground beef 1 cup onion, chopped 1 cup celery, chopped 1 (10- to 11-ounce) can tomato soup 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste ½ cup ketchup 2 tablespoons mustard 5 (16-ounce) cans various beans (try: pinto, black, kidney, lima, butter or garbanzo)

Brown ground beef, onion and celery in a pan. Put in crock-pot.

Add tomato soup, tomato paste, ketchup, mustard and beans to crock-pot.

Cook until flavors have mixed well, about 6-8 hours.

• Ask Auntie Emo, coordinated and created by Emo Bylund, of Ketchikan, is a semimonthly feature in Neighbors that includes sought-out and shared recipes from Southeast Alaska. To send in challenges, recipes or photos, write to Ask Auntie Emo, 186 Marblehead Lane, Ketchikan, AK 99801, or to aae@kpunet.net. If you are responding to a requested recipe, include the publication date and author of the original recipe request. Submissions must include name, telephone number and city of residence. Only initials and city of residency will be published.



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