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Party Coffee Ingredients


Jan. 19, 2017 4:10 pm


For your next party treat your guest to a cup of Fresh Brewed Coffee from your NESCO 25 Cup Coffee Urn. In addition to having cream and sugar for added flavor, try having one or more of these added ingredients on the side. Your guest will love them.

- Chocolate syrup
- Whipped cream
- Cinnamon sugar or sticks
- Dark or light rum
- Almond or coconut milk
- Ice cream
- Cocoa powder

Let us know what you think, and what are some of your favorite coffee ingredients?

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Jet Stream Oven 2: The Perfect Frozen Appetizer Cooker


Jan. 18, 2017 2:04 pm

The NESCO/American Harvest Jet Stream Oven is perfect for making your favorite frozen appetizers. Enjoy everything from crispy egg rolls and mozzarella sticks, to breaded mushrooms and onion rings. Cooking in your Jet Steam Oven is convenient and saves energy over a large conventional oven. 

Try some of these tasty frozen food items in your NESCO/American Harvest Jet Stream Oven:

? Crispy Egg Rolls
? Pizza Rolls
? Breaded Cheese Curds
? Mozzarella Sticks
? Breaded Mushrooms
? Baked Pretzels
? Onion Rings
? Stuffed Potato Skins
? Cream Cheese Wontons
? Corn Dogs
? Stuffed Taquitos
? Mini Pizza Bites


Let us know some of your favorite frozen appetizers.


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Cheese Sauce Toppings


Jan. 12, 2017 4:43 pm

Nothing says "Party" more than a NESCO 1.5 Quart Slow Cooker filled with a warm creamy cheese sauce. Great for spooning over nacho chips, fresh steamed vegetables or potatoes; tasty cheese sauces are always a hit on any party buffet. 

To kick things up try some of the these suggested toppings:

Roasted pumpkin seeds
Cooked bacon bits
Chopped black or green olives
Chopped fresh tomatoes
Diced jalapeno peppers
Chopped marinated artichoke hearts
Roasted tomato salsa
Shredded romaine lettuce
Diced apples tossed in lime juice
Steamed broccoli tips
Chopped green onions
Fresh guacamole
Diced marinated cooked shrimp
Beef or chicken chili
Chilled marinated cooked black beans
Crumbled feta cheese
Marinated chopped celery and onions
Diced radishes 
Chopped cilantro 


Let us know some of your favorite cheese sauce toppings!

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Freeze Your Own Homemade TV Dinner


Dec. 28, 2016 3:08 pm


NESCO/American Harvest Vacuum Sealers are ideal for storing all types of food items. Vacuum sealing locks in freshness and flavor. Ordinary storage methods trap air in with your food causing it to loose nutrition and taste.

NESCO/American Harvest Vacuum Sealers are great for frozen plan-ahead meals and single serving meals, or, as we like to call them TV Dinners. Unlike prepackaged store dinners you get to decide the food items and amounts in each meal. At the same time you can avoid unwanted ingredients often found in premade processed foods. And, you'll be saving money!


Try making up your own TV Dinners with a Vacuum Sealer from NESCO/American Harvest. Let us know some of your favorites.

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Cooking Tips Using Bacon Fat


Dec. 27, 2016 11:35 am



Almost anyone you talk with will tell you they love the taste of bacon. Here are a few bacon flavor tips when cooking with your NESCO 12" Electric Skillet.

?  Next time you make fried or scrambled eggs try substituting bacon fat in place of butter or oil.

?  After you fry bacon in you NESCO Electric Skillet use the drippings to make hot bacon dressing. It generally is served over spinach however other greens can work just as well.

?  Bacon drippings are also great for cooking greens such as kale and Brussels sprouts.

?  Next time you saute shrimp or scallops try using a bit if bacon fat.

?  People often like to use bacon fat when making pancakes for a light smoky flavor.  And the perfect side to those pancakes - crispy bacon of course.

?  Bacon drippings also add a nice flavor to homemade skillet corn bread.


Try some of these bacon fat tips and let us know what you think. Also, let us know some of your favorite ways to cook with bacon drippings.

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Heating Up Your Holiday Drinks


Dec. 1, 2016 3:01 pm





The NESCO 1.8 Liter Glass Water Kettle is ideal for making delicious hot holiday drinks. It boils water faster than a microwave and uses half the energy of a stovetop. 1500 watts of power quickly heats water for all your drinks like Tom & Jerry's, hot toddies, spiced teas and hot instant cocoas.

For great Tom & Jerry's the Internet offers dozens of delicious recipes. The base of hot water, whipped eggs and liquor makes the perfect foundation for a rich creamy drink. From there the added flavor combinations are almost endless. Grated nutmeg and cinnamon are a favorite. Try a few and let us know what you think. Also let us know what are some of your favorite uses for your NESCO Glass Water Kettle.


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Cinnamon Coffee


Nov. 29, 2016 4:50 pm



For your next party treat your guest to a cup of Fresh Brewed Cinnamon Coffee from your NESCO 25 Cup Coffee Urn. Simply add two to three teaspoons of ground cinnamon sprinkled over your favorite coffee grounds before brewing a full urn. Not only does it add a light wonderful flavor, the aroma is absolutely heavenly. For a creamy and sweeter flavor, serve with half-and-half and your favorite sweetener on the side. Your guests will love it.

Experiment with various amounts of cinnamon, or other additions such as a dash of nutmeg. Let us know what you think. Also share with us some of your favorite coffee tips. 

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Tea Tips. Yummy Good.


Nov. 29, 2016 2:24 pm

This holiday season try using dehydrated fruits for a boost of flavor to your cup of tea. Start with a cup of hot water from your NESCO Glass Water Kettle and your favorite tea. Then add ground dehydrated dried oranges and dried cinnamon apple slices. This also works great with cider or plain hot water. Start with small amounts and adjust to your liking.

Another favorite of ours is just plain hot water with dried lemon slices from our NESCO/American Harvest Food Dehydrator and a mint leaf . . . mmm good.

Try one of these tips and let us know what you think. Or if you have a tip to share we would love to hear.

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Add Color to Your Buffet Table with NESCO's Slow Cookers!


Nov. 28, 2016 12:00 pm



Keep your holiday appetizers and sauces tasty and warm in colorful 1.5 Qt Slow Cookers from NESCO. From rich brown meatballs and honey wings, to golden cheese sauces and hot bean dips, NESCO Slow Cookers helps make your table more festive.

Lets us know what recipes you like to make in your NESCO 1.5 Qt Slow Cooker.

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