ethnic dishes

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Crock pot Thai chicken with spicy peanut sauce

There’s no dearth of ethnic recipes in my menu repertoire when winter rolls around.  What is it about the cold weather that draws us to these comfort foods?  The advantage of this dish is the crock pot method.  It’s a boon for busy families that don’t have time to fuss about dinner during the work week, or perhaps even on a weekend when all the activities get in the way.  I’ve been recently cooking Indian curries in the crock pot for a few months now, and honestly I’ll have to say I’m just chuffed with the results.  I seldom cook a curry in the summer time as I don’t wish to heat up the kitchen, but the crock pot method should definitely change that.  I did not even have to brown the chicken before putting it in the pot.

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