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Personalized Party Omelets

Jan. 20, 2017 2:23 pm

For your next party treat your guests to a personalized omelet made simple with your portable NESCO Electric Burner. Here is a simple omelet recipe and a list of ingredients for the filling. The possibilities are almost endless. Choose the ones that are easiest for you, and ones you feel your guests will love.

Simple Omelet Recipe:
2 Eggs
1 Tbsp. of Water (to help makes eggs fluffy)
Dash of Salt and Pepper to Taste
1 Tsp. of Butter

Beat eggs, water, salt and pepper in a bowl

Heat a 7 to 10-inch skillet over your NESCO Electric Burner and add butter

Pour in beaten egg mixture into pan and cook until edges start to set. Push eggs gently with spatula and tilt pan to let uncooked egg mixture flow onto open pan area. Once eggs look cooked add approximately 1/4 cup of combined ingredients of filling to one side of omelet. Fold other side of omelet over filling and gently slide onto plate. 

If desired top with additional ingredients from the following list.

Suggested filling ingredients:
Chopped cooked ham
Cubed feta cheese
- Shredded cheese
- Cooked spinach
- Baby spinach leaves
Cooked diced onions and/or mushrooms
Chopped parsley 
Chopped fresh tomatoes
Cooked chopped red or green peppers
Jalapeno peppers
Chopped crispy bacon

Let us know what are some of your favorite omelet fillings.

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Holliday Hot Wings

Dec. 28, 2016 11:14 am

Using your NESCO 11 Quart Pressure Cooker this recipe for Chicken Wings is simple and fast. Adding honey to your favorite Smokey BBQ sauce gives the wings that right touch of sweetness.


12-14 chicken wings cut into pieces
1 cup of water
1 3/4 cups of smoky BBQ sauce divided
4 tablespoons of honey divided

Cut 12-14 chicken wings into 3 pieces - the drumettes, wingettes (often called flats) and the tips. For this recipe we'll use just the drummettes and wingettes. Save and freeze the tips for next time you make homemade chicken stock.

Add wing pieces to you NESCO Pressure Cooker with ? cup of your favorite smoky BBQ sauce, 1 cup of water and 2 tablespoons of honey. Lock lid and set regulator knob to SEAL. Set for ten minutes on High Pressure and cook.

When wings are finished after 10 minutes of cooking remove to lightly greased cookie sheet. Place under broiler for 5 minutes or until crispy brown. Remove from broiler. Combine remaining BBQ sauce and honey and brush wings lightly. Enjoy.

NOTE: Wings may vary in size when purchased. Larger wings may require extra cooking time to be fully cooked. If so reset your pressure cooker and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes. Repeat if needed.

Try this recipe and let us know what you think. Also, let us know some of your favorite NESCO Pressure Cooker recipes.

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Healthy Avocado Toast with Eggs

Dec. 28, 2016 10:58 am

Hard cooked eggs have never been easier with the NESCO deluxe Egg Cooker. Add the eggs to avocado toast for a healthy way to start your day.  

Healthy Avocado Toast with Hard Boiled Eggs

8 eggs
2 avocados
chia seeds
sunflower seeds
1/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Wholegrain bread
fresh basil leaves

Measure the amount of water for hard boiled marked on the measuring cup and pour water into base.   

Use the pin on the measuring cup and prick each egg before placing on the tray (reduces cracking egg shells).

Remove the eggs and peel the egg shells under cool running water. Slice the eggs in half lengthwise. Toast the bread and spread mashed avocado over the toast. Garnish with basil, chia seeds, sunflower seeds, salt to taste.

Place the halved hard boiled eggs on top. Sprinkle with fresh pepper and serve. Makes 8 slices.

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White Chicken Chili

Dec. 27, 2016 12:07 pm

When it comes to making great White Chicken Chili NESCO makes it simple with their line of versatile Pressure Cookers. This recipe is hearty and healthy, one the whole family will love. 

White Chicken Chili - Pressure Cooker

1 lb cooked chicken
1 packet of McCormick White Chicken Chili Seasoning Mix
1 cup water
1 cup fresh chopped tomatoes
1 can of corn drained
1 can white beans un-drained
Sour cream and chives

Put chicken, water, beans, corn, tomatoes and seasoning in pressure cooker and cook for three minutes on HIGH pressure. Set regulator knob to SEAL. 

When complete, gently stir and serve with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle of fresh chives.

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Tips for Whipping Egg Whites

Dec. 1, 2016 3:16 pm

Whipping egg whites can be quick and simple with your NESCO Digital Hand Mixer. 

When whipping egg whites it's best to use a metal bowl such as stainless steel or copper. Avoid an aluminum bowl as it can alter the color of your eggs. 

Adding a half teaspoon of cream of tarter for two or more eggs will help keep the whipped egg whites firm.

When making meringue add 2 tablespoons of white sugar for each egg. Add sugar slowly while beating eggs. Whip until stiff peaks form.

Try some of these tips and let us know what you think. Also, let us know some of the recipes you make with your NESCO Hand Mixer.

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Stir Fried Vegetable Delight

Dec. 1, 2016 3:07 pm

This vegetable packed dish is quick and simple with your NESCO 12 inch Electric Skillet. You'll love the depth of flavor and the freshness of all the vegetables. A touch of lemon juice adds just the right amount of brightness. For seafood lovers simply add the optional precooked shrimp.

Try and let know what you think. Also, let us know what other recipes you like to make in your NESCO Electric Skillet. 

1 Tbsp olive oil
1/3 lb green beans, sliced diagonally in 1 inch lengths
2 green or red peppers, seeded and sliced
1 carrot, coarsely grated
3/4 lb (30 medium) mushrooms, sliced
1 small bunch bok choy or chard
1-3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp fresh ginger root, grated
1 small red onion, sliced
1 zucchini, sliced
1/4 lb tofu, cubed
1 1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp thyme
3 Tbsp minced parsley
1 tsp lemon juice
3 Tbsp soy sauce or to taste
6-8 Medium pre-cooked or fresh shrimp (optional)

Combine oil, garlic, ginger root, onion, peppers, beans and carrot and place in the preheated NESCO 12 inch Electric Skillet for 3 minutes.

Add mushrooms, bok choy, zucchini, tofu, herbs and shrimp. Pour lemon juice and soy sauce over vegetables and cook 3-5 minutes. 

Serve over rice. Serves 1-3.

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Dill and Cucumber Salad

Nov. 1, 2016 10:13 am

The NESCO 8 Cup Food Processor is the ideal helper when it comes to making this Dill and Cucumber Salad. It slices cucumbers evenly and fast, cutting preparation time to a fraction of hand slicing. The sweet and sour dill dressing is perfect with the cucumbers and will surely be loved by everyone.

4 large cucumbers
1 onion
1 tablespoon dried dill weed
1 cup white sugar
 1/2 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon salt (optional)

Using the slicing blade, slice cucumbers in the NESCO Food Processor. Remove to a large bowl. Next cut onion into chunks to fit into feed tube and slice in Food Processor. Place in bowl with the cucumbers. Combine cucumbers, onions and dill. In a medium size bowl combine sugar, vinegar, water and salt; stir until the sugar dissolves. Pour the liquid mixture over the cucumber mixture. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

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Garlic and Herb Portabella Mushrooms

Nov. 1, 2016 10:06 am

The NESCO Reversible Grill and Griddle works great for making Garlic and Herb Portabella Mushrooms. Equal amounts of shallots, garlic, basil and chives give the mushrooms an elegant savory flavor. Enjoy these tasty Portabella Mushrooms as a meaty main course or as a delicious side dish.

Garlic and Herb Portabella Mushrooms

4 portabella mushrooms, stems removed, rinsed and dried well
3 teaspoons olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons diced shallots
1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 1/2 teaspoons finely diced fresh basil 
1 1/2 teaspoons finely diced fresh chives
Salt and pepper as desired

Preheat electric griddle to medium. Place griddle near an exhaust hood, as the oil may produce smoke.
Place the mushroom caps on a plate. Add the olive oil, shallots, garlic, basil and chives to a bowl and blend well.
Spread the olive oil herb mixture evenly over the tops (the flat side) of the mushrooms with the small spoon.
Place mushrooms, flat side up, on griddle. Cook about 5 minutes. Serve as a side dish (sprinkle with shaved cheese if desired) or as the filling in a sandwich.

Yield: 4 servings

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Creamy Herb Pasta

Nov. 1, 2016 10:05 am

The NESCO 18 Quart Roaster Oven is ideal for roasting up to a 22 lb turkey. It's also perfect for large size recipes when you have a sizable group to cook for.  This recipe for Creamy Herb Pasta serves 25 guests and is extremely easy to make. Simply add all the ingredients, cook for 45 to 50 minutes, and enjoy.

3 lb wide egg noodles, cooked, drained
2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
2 cups half and half
1/2 cup parsley, chopped
2 cups milk
1/4 cup chopped chives
4 Pkg (8 oz ea) cream cheese, softened, cubed
1 - 2 Tbsp Italian seasoning
1 cup butter or margarine, room temp.
salt and pepper to taste

Preheat Nesco® Roaster Oven to 425? F.

Combine all ingredients in cookwell; stir gently until well mixed. Cover; bake 45 to 50 minutes or until set.

To hold: Reduce temperature to 250? F and add milk if pasta begins to dry out.

Serves 25

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NESCO 8 Cup Food Processor Easy Tomato Salsa

Oct. 22, 2016 3:00 pm

The NESCO  8 Cup Food Processor makes fresh salsa fast and easy. The recipe below includes green bell pepper for bit of crunch and color along with its zesty flavor. However many people prefer to use a yellow or red pepper for its slightly lighter taste. Also, for less heat simply remove the jalapeno seeds before finely chopping.

3 cups tomatoes
1/2 cup green bell pepper
1 cup onion
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
 4 teaspoons chopped fresh jalapeno pepper (including seeds)
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Place the tomatoes, green bell pepper, onion, cilantro, lime juice, jalapeno pepper, cumin, salt, and pepper in the food processor. Pulse to chop and blend. Serve  and enjoy!

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NESCO Dehydrator Special Apple Snacks

Oct. 21, 2016 12:55 pm

People love these Special Apple Snacks made with the NESCO/American Harvest Snackmaster Dehydrator. Pineapple juice combined with a touch of sugar and cinnamon give these apple chips a wonderful flavor to be enjoyed everyday whether at home or on the go.

4 apples
1/4 cup pineapple juice
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon

Peel apples. Cut into 1/4" thick rings or slices. Dip slices in pineapple juice for 1 minute. Place dipped apples on a mesh-lined Clean-a-Screen® positioned on a Nesco®/American Harvest® dehydrator tray. 

Mix together the sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle on top of apples. Dry for 6 to 10 hours at 135? F until crisp. 

Cool and store in an airtight container.

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Seasonal Pumpkin Bread in the 18 Qt Roaster Oven

Oct. 20, 2016 11:41 am

The NESCO 18 Quart Roaster Oven is ideal for roasting up to a 22 lb turkey. It's also perfect as an energy saving oven for making your favorite breads. This Seasonal Pumpkin Bread recipe can be made year round. However it's especially appreciated during autumn and the holiday seasons. 

1 cup canned pumpkin
2 eggs
1/2 cup corn oil
3 Tbsp water
1? cup flour
1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cup sugar

Preheat NESCO 18 Qt Roaster Oven to 350? F. 

In a bowl, combine pumpkin, eggs, oil and water. Mix well with your NESCO® Hand Mixer. In another bowl, sift dry ingredients together. Add pumpkin mixture and mix well. 

Pour into greased loaf pan. Place pan on rack in roaster. Bake 1 hour and 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. 

Remove from pan and cool.

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Simple Apple Chips

Sep. 6, 2016 3:21 pm

Simple Apple Chips 

1 bag granny smith or other firm apples, cored and peeled
cinnamon sugar

Apples should be sliced at 1/4 inches thick. Place slices on a sheet of wax paper and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar lightly over the apple slices. 

Spread the slices on your Nesco®/American Harvest® Dehydrator trays. 

Set the temperature to 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Allow 4-10 hours to dry.

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Deluxe Deep Fryer: Simple Crispy Fish Sticks

Sep. 6, 2016 10:57 am

Crispy homemade Fish Sticks are made simple with Deep Fryers by NESCO®. This easy recipe takes minutes to prepare and one you'll want to have over and over.

Simple Crispy Fish Sticks

1 lb fish fillets, skinless-fresh or frozen, thawed
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup bread crumbs, dry-fine

Remove basket and preheat oil to 300 degrees Fahrenheit in Nesco® Deep Fryer. Cut fish into 1 inch strips. Combine flour, salt, and pepper. Dip strips in flour mixture, then into eggs. Coat with bread crumbs. 

Lower basket into oil. Use a heat-resistant, metal spoon to place fish in oil. Cook 3 to 5 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit. 

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Jet Stream Oven: Easy Parmesan Potatoes

Sep. 6, 2016 10:56 am

Enjoy a touch of Italy with delicious Parmesan Coated Potatoes. The NESCO® Jet Stream2 Oven® makes them simple and fast in about 18 minutes.

Easy Parmesan Potatoes

4 (6 oz) baking potatoes 
1/4 cup melted butter
1/4 cup grated Parmesan Cheese 
pepper (to taste)
salt (to taste)

Cut each potato into lengthwise quarters. Brush all sides with melted butter. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.

Place ingredients in your Nesco®/American Harvest® Jet Stream2 Oven®

Time - 18 minutes
Temperature - 400°F
Fan speed - HI

Bake accordingly until lightly browned and tender.

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18 Qt Camouflage Roaster Oven: Tasty Cabbage Rolls

Sep. 6, 2016 10:54 am

These hearty Cabbage Rolls blend just the right amount hamburger and rice for a satisfying meal. The 18 Quart Camouflage Roaster from Open Country® by NESCO® makes it simple at home or in your Northwoods cabin. 

Tasty Cabbage Rolls

1 large head of cabbage
3 pounds hamburger 
3 13 oz cans tomato soup 
2 sticks of butter (slice 1 stick) 
2 cups rice, cooked 
2 eggs 
1/2 cup bread crumbs 
salt and pepper to taste
2 quarts water

To prepare cabbage for rolling hamburger, I like to do it the old fashioned way by floating it in a large pot of boiling water. Carefully cut slices so each cabbage leaf floats off of head. Remove leaves and drain on paper towels. Cut spine out of leaf.

Prepare beef for rolling, mix rice, bread crumbs, eggs, hamburger, salt and pepper. Roll individual leaves of cabbage with meat mixture. 

Melt 1 stick of butter in cookwell while preheating 12 or 18 quart Nesco® Roaster Oven to 350 degrees. Place cabbage rolls in cookwell. After 1 layer, pour soup on top. Add butter slices. Layer this way until done. Add water to almost cover cabbage rolls. 

Cook 1 to 2 hours. 

Serves 18 to 24

Submitted by Karen Moreno, from Macomb, Michigan.

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12" Extra Deep Electric Skillet: Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches

Sep. 6, 2016 10:52 am

Who doesn't love a really good Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich? The 12" Electric Skillet by NESCO® makes them simple and tasty. NESCO® Skillets are perfect for countertop cooking at home, in your RV or camper. 

1 tsp vegetable oil
2 cups thinly sliced onion 
2 red or green bell peppers, cored, seeded and thinly sliced
6 oz provolone cheese*
4 oval sandwich rolls, sliced in half
1 lb thinly sliced beefsteak (eye of round, or sirloin)
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper

Preheat Nesco® 12 inch Electric Skillet to 300?F. Add oil and stir to coat skillet bottom. Add onions and peppers, cook for 2 minutes. Add water and stir until onion/pepper mixture is soft and water has evaporated (about 3-4 minutes). 

Remove mixture and keep warm. Warm buns until lightly toasted. Place 1 oz cheese on each warm bun.

Increase heat in skillet to 350?F. Season meat with salt and pepper. Sear each piece of meat 1-2 minutes per side until browned. *Note: overcooking meat will cause it to be tough.

Place meat on cheese and top with onions and peppers.

Optional: May use American, cheddar or mozzarella cheese if desired.

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Roaster Oven Spicy Enchiladas

Aug. 5, 2016 3:20 pm

The NESCO® 6 Quart Roaster Oven is perfect for making Spicy Enchiladas. From frying the corn tortillas to baking the cheese covered enchiladas it's simple, fun and tasty.

12 Corn Tortillas
Salad oil - for frying tortillas
2 cups Enchilada Sauce
3/4 cup Onion, chopped
1 1/2 cups Sharp Cheddar Cheese, grated

1 lb Lean ground beef
1 medium Onion, chopped
1/2 cup Enchilada Sauce

Remove cookwell from Nesco® 6 Qt. Roaster Oven. Cover roaster base and preheat at 350?F. Brown meat in fry pan; add onion and cook until onion is soft. Add enchilada sauce. Simmer about 10 minutes. Set aside. In fry pan, heat oil and fry tortillas in oil just long enough to soften. Dip in enchilada sauce. Put about 3 Tbsp filling in center, sprinkle with 2 tsp onion and overlap edges at center. 

Wipe cookwell with vegetable oil. Place filled enchiladas side by side into cookwell. Pour remaining sauce over enchiladas and sprinkle grated cheese over all. Remove cover and place cookwell into roaster. Cover and bake about 30 minutes or until hot throughout. Serve with sour cream.

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Creamy Deviled Eggs

Aug. 5, 2016 2:37 pm

The new Deluxe Egg Cooker from NESCO® makes preparing eggs simple and convenient. The following recipe uses white vinegar and yellow mustard to give deviled eggs a rich and distinctive flavor everyone will love.

Deviled Eggs

8 eggs
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoon yellow mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Smoked Spanish paprika, for garnish

Measure the amount of water for "hard boiled" marked on the measuring cup and pour water into base.  

Use the pin on the measuring cup and prick each egg before placing on the tray (reduces cracking egg shells).
Remove the eggs and peel the egg shells under cool running water. Slice the eggs in half lengthwise, placing the yolks in a bowl, and the whites on a plate. Mash the yolks using a fork into a crumble, and add mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper. Mix well. 

Evenly spoon the yolk mixture into the egg whites. Sprinkle with paprika and serve.

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Homemade Egg Salad

Aug. 5, 2016 2:29 pm

Homemade Egg Salad is simple with the Deluxe Egg Cooker from NESCO®. Two mustard flavors and lemon juice combine for a fresh taste that will keep people coming back for more.

Egg Salad
8 eggs
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon prepared yellow mustard
1/2 lemon, juiced
1/3 cup chopped green onions
Salt and pepper to taste

Measure the amount of water for "hard boiled" marked on the measuring cup and pour water into base.   

Use the pin on the measuring cup and prick each egg before placing on the tray (reduces cracking egg shells).

Remove the eggs and peel the egg shells under cool running water. In a medium bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, yellow mustard, lemon juice and green onions. Chop the eggs into big chunks and mix gently with the dressing. Season with salt and pepper.

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Creamy Mac and Cheese

Aug. 5, 2016 11:13 am

The Open Country® by NESCO® Slow Cooker is perfect for making creamy Mac and Cheese. The following recipe uses eggs and evaporated milk to make this Mac and Cheese silky and hearty.

1 1/2 cups milk
12 oz evaporated milk
1/4 cup butter, melted and cooled
3 eggs
1/2 tsp salt
3 cups Cheddar Cheese, shredded
1/2 lb macaroni

Whisk together all ingredients, except cheese and macaroni. Pour mix into a buttered Nesco® 8QT Slow Cooker cooking pot and then add cheese and macaroni. 

Stir to combine, cover and cook on HIGH for 30 minutes. Reduce setting to LOW and cook an additional 3 hours. 

Serve warm

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Delicious Carrot Cake

June 30, 2016 10:35 am

This delicious carrot cake is sure to impress your friends and family with it's secret ingredient of crushed pineapples. Baking the cake in your Patriotic NESCO® Flag Roaster will make any get together extra special, as well as make your cake nice and moist.

Carrot Cake
2 cups granulated sugar
1 tsp vanilla
4 eggs
1 cup cooking oil
3 cups carrots, grated
1 cup crushed pineapple, drained (optional)
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp cloves

Preheat NESCO® Roaster Oven to 375? F.

Beat sugar, vanilla, eggs and oil in large mixing bowl. Mix in carrots, flour, spices and pineapple. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour into greased 13 x 9 cake pan.

Set on rack in cookwell and bake at 375F for 50 to 60 minutes.

Makes 30 pieces.

1/2 cup butter, softened
8 oz cream cheese, softened
3+ cups powdered sugar
1 Tbsp lemon juice

Cream butter and cream cheese. Beat in remaining ingredients until light and fluffy.

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Decadent Cream Cheese Frosting

June 27, 2016 2:11 pm

Smooth and creamy frostings always turn out great with the NESCO® Digital Hand Mixer. Just four simple ingredients and this frosting is perfect for hundreds of your favorite desserts.

1/2 cup margarine or butter, room temperature
8 oz cream cheese, softened
3+ cups powdered sugar
1 Tbsp lemon juice

In medium bowl, cream margarine and cream cheese with an electric mixer. With the mixer on low speed, add in powdered sugar and lemon juice until light and fluffy. Add enough powdered sugar to make desired consistency. Spread evenly over cooled cake.

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Tasty Grilled Salmon

June 23, 2016 3:16 pm

The new Electric Grill with Glass Lid from NESCO® makes grilling simple and convenient year-round. The following recipe for Grilled Salmon starts with an easy and flavorful marinade that makes every bite tasty throughout. With just the right amount of citrus and sweetness, it's a grilled dish you'll want to make over and over again.

Tasty Grilled Salmon

1 1/2 pounds salmon fillets
lemon pepper to taste
garlic powder to taste
salt to taste
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup orange juice

Season salmon fillets with lemon pepper, garlic powder, and salt.

In a small bowl, stir together soy sauce, brown sugar, water, orange juice and olive oil until sugar is dissolved. Place fish in a large resealable plastic bag with the soy sauce mixture, seal, and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Preheat grill for medium heat.

Place salmon on the preheated grill, and discard marinade. Cook salmon for 6 to 8 minutes per side, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.

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Salmon in Orange Sauce

June 15, 2016 3:29 pm

Farm raised or wild salmon, both work great for this wonderful citrus flavored dish. Nonfat yogurt adds a velvety elegance to the sauce. Cooked in foil packets with your NESCO®/American Harvest®  JS-5000T Jet Stream2 Oven® makes it fast, simple and tasty. With prep and cook time under 20 minutes Salmon in Orange Sauce is great any day of the week.
1 pound salmon fillet, skinned and cut into 4 pieces

1/3-cup nonfat yogurt
2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate, thawed
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped
1 teaspoon orange peel, grated
1/2 teaspoon lemon peel, grated
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4-teaspoon black pepper

Cut four 12" X 12 " pieces of aluminum foul. Place one piece of salmon on each square of foil. Combine remaining ingredients; spoon over salmon. Seal foil creating packets. Preheat NESCO®/American Harvest® Jet Stream2 Oven® at 400? F. HIGH for 2 minutes. Place packets on rack and bake at 400? F. on HIGH fan speed for 7 to 8 minutes.

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Creamy Chocolate Cheesecake

June 15, 2016 3:06 pm

Creamy Chocolate Cheesecake is made simple with your versatile 6 Quart Pressure Cooker from NESCO®. Chocolate wafer cookie crumbs make every bite of this recipe extra chocolaty good. 

Chocolate Cheesecake
1 cup chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
2 Tbsp butter, melted

Mix 1 cup cookie crumbs and butter together. Press in bottom of 7" spring form pan. Set aside.

1 cup water
2 eggs
2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened
6 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
2/3 cup sugar
3/4 cup chocolate wafer cookie crumbs

(Variation: Add 1 tsp instant coffee to melted chocolate chips for a mocha cheesecake.) 

Blend cream cheese in bowl with mixer until smooth. Gradually add sugar. Mix thoroughly. Adding one egg at a time, mix until cheese is smooth. Fold in melted chocolate until thoroughly blended. Add remaining 3/4 cup of cookie crumbs into mixture. Pour into spring form pan over crust. Add water to cooker. Tear off a 6"
piece of aluminum foil and fold in half, lengthwise. This helps to remove pan after cooking cycle is complete. Place spring form pan on foil and lower into Nesco® Pressure cooker.

Cover and lock lid in place. Turn regulator knob to SEAL. Program for HIGH pressure and cook for 20 minutes. Release pressure by using the quick release method. Unlock and open lid. 

Remove cheesecake from pressure cooker by lifting up the ends of foil.

Let cool to room temperature before refrigerating. For best results, refrigerate overnight.

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Delicious Pickled Eggs in the Deluxe Egg Cooker

June 10, 2016 10:57 am

This Pickled Egg recipe is made simple with the Deluxe Egg Cooker from NESCO®. Red beets add a depth of flavor at the same time giving the eggs a colorful appeal.

1 (15 ounce) can beets
1 onion, thinly sliced
12 hard cooked eggs, shelled and left whole
1/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup vinegar

Measure the amount of water for hard boiled marked on the measuring cup and pour water into base.
Use the pin on the measuring cup and prick each egg before placing on the tray (reduces cracking egg shells).
Drain liquid from the beets into saucepan. Place beets, onions, and eggs into a large bowl or pitcher.
Pour sugar and vinegar into the saucepan with the beet liquid and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, and let the mixture simmer 15 minutes.

Pour the beet juice mixture over the beets, eggs, and onions. Seal the bowl or pitcher and refrigerate. Refrigerate for at least one to 3 days; the longer they are allowed to sit the better they will taste.

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Barbecued Beef Short Ribs - Pressure Cooker

May 13, 2016 1:35 pm

Everyone's favorite, Barbecued Beef Short Ribs are made simple with a versatile NESCO® Pressure Cooker. This recipe combines brown sugar and lemon juice to make a tangy yet sweet mouthwatering citrus glaze.

Barbecued Beef Short Ribs - Pressure Cooker

6 lbs short ribs, cut in pieces
3 Tbsp bacon fat (or vegetable oil)
2 tsp salt
2 Tbsp green pepper, chopped
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 cups ketsup
2 tsp celery seed
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 Tbsp dry mustard
2 cups water

Place removable Cooking Pot in Main Body. 

Add fat or oil. Plug cooker into standard outlet. 

Press "BROWN" button on Control Panel of NESCO® 6 Qt. Digital 3-in-1 Pressure Cooker. The light will start flashing and display will show "0.0". Leave lid off while browning.

Press 'START/STOP' button to begin heating. Indicator light will stop flashing. Preheat 1 minute.

Add ribs and begin browning. When meat is browned, press START/STOP button and add remaining ingredients.

Place lid on cooker. Turn counter-clockwise until it locks into place and Locking Pin 'clicks' into place.

Turn Pressure Regulator Knob to "Pressure" or "Seal". 

Then set Pressure Button on control panel on "LOW". Set desired cooking time by pressing the 'LOW' button once for each minute or hold down continuously until desired time is reached (50-60 minutes).

Press START/STOP button to begin cooking. Indicator light will stop flashing. Cooker will begin to count down (in minutes) and Floating Valve will rise after appropriate cooking pressure has been reached. 

When time control reaches zero, cooker will beep 3 times and switch to the WARM setting automatically.

After cooking is finished, press 'START/STOP' button to make sure unit is completely off. Turn Pressure Regulator Knob to "STEAM" or "VENT" in short bursts and allow pressure to release.

Remove ribs. Mix 2 tablespoons flour and 1/4 cup cold water for each cup liquid. Gradually stir into broth. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly.

Turn cooker off and unplug from outlet.

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