Top November Sauces For Your Slow Cooker
November is the perfect time to get cozy in the kitchen and cook up batch after batch of festive sauce. Get the fire going, gather all of your ingredients and put your Crock-Pot® 6.5-Quart Countdown Touchscreen Digital Slow Cooker to use this month with a variety of decadent sauces. From sweet to savory, each blend of sauce has a little something different to offer.
As the staple at every Thanksgiving dinner table, cranberry sauce is the iconic festive topping. This slow-cooked cranberry sauce recipe calls for slightly more fruit and sweetness - and it's sure to be a crowd favorite.
- 3 cups fresh cranberries
- 4 apples, peeled and chopped
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1 teaspoon grated orange peel.
In your slow cooker, combine all of the above ingredients. Cover and cook on high for 5 hours or on low for 8 hours. The sauce can either be served chunky or smooth, depending on preference but should always be served warm.
Just as classic as cranberry sauce is a rich, creamy gravy sauce. November wouldn't be complete without a slow-cooked gravy. Impress your family and friends this season with this tasty gravy recipe.
- 2 cups water
- 1 teaspoon beef bouillon
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 cup flour.
In your slow cooker, place all ingredients except for the flour. Mix well and cook on high for 2 to 3 hours. If a thicker gravy is desired, add in flour. Serve hot.
Spiced Apple Chutney
Just because it's November doesn't mean that apple season is over. In fact, some of the juiciest and crispest apples tend to grow at this time of year. Use two of your best apples for this spiced chutney recipe, the perfect relish for your leftover-turkey sandwiches.
- 2 large apples, peeled and chopped
- 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
- 1/3 cup raisins
- 1/4 cup dates, pitted
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon cloves
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon corn starch
- 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar.
In your slow cooker, combine all of the ingredients except for the corn starch and apple cider vinegar. In a small bowl, mix together the corn starch and apple cider vinegar until smooth. Then, add it to the mixture in your slow cooker. Cook on high for 3 to 5 hours or low for 7 to 8 hours. Enjoy on sandwiches, burgers and more!