What Happens When You Forget To Turn The Crockpot Off….

……..before going to work?   You end up with some super tender awesome meat.  Ha…and I was so worried that I would come home to burnt stew.  It was well done and delicious over some mashed sweet potatoes.

This is the road coming out of our driveway yesterday at 11 AM…..

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This was the driveway behind me….

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After I got to the main road everything was clear…..

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I’m assuming that everything is clear and dry when I head out to Catlett in a couple of hours.  At least I hope so, got to chase a motor coach. 

Yesterday the hot water came back on in the bathroom 30 minutes after I posted it.  Weird!!  This morning it was 5 degrees and the hot water in the bathroom was fine.

When I go to bed tonight, I will have finished 7 days of not smoking.  What a long week.  I do hope it gets better with time.  I miss it!

Time for one more cup a…

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…….then I’m gonna hit the road. :)

8 comments:

  1. My Mom and Grandma swore by crockpots but the first time I used my crockpot, in my own home, I worried I'd come back to a burned house. Now, I've got several crockpot cookbooks. =)

    Oooh, that coffee has me Jonesing for another cup of my own!

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  2. CJsMonnie.....I love them and have one large one and one small one. I've heard of people making cakes in them???
    Yeah, I know....I'm at work and wish I had another eyeball open slamming cup of mud :)

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  3. As long as you have a crockpot on low, it's pretty hard to burn anything.

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  4. @Tango Making cakes in them? I'm missing a cookbook!

    LOL I'll have to remember that one (the eyeball part).

    @Donna I was raised to lock all the doors and windows, blow candles out twice and never leave anything on. Which is weird considering the family crock-pot history but I digress. I thought it would go "poof" like a coffee pot when it runs out of liquid. lol

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  5. Donna....I left if on for 5 hours on high. Luckily I had added enough liquid, else it would have probably been close to concrete consistency.

    CJsMonnie...lol, I read making cakes somewhere. I do know that someone on here was cooking steel cut oatmeal in a crockpot over night.
    lol....blowing candles out twice. :)

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  6. I bet if I put anything in a crockpot I'd manage to burn it. :D

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  7. Joe...nope, I think it's pretty much LL Cool Joe Proof!!! :)

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  8. @Tango Making homemade concrete was another worry. I was trying to impress my son with my culinary skills not my ability to replace heavy machinery with common household appliances. lol

    Steel cut oatmeal in a crockpot? Something to Google. The "steel cut" part. lol

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