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Queso Blanco Dip

  This Queso Blanco Dip has just enough kick to keep things interesting, but it's mild enough for anyone to love. It's perfect for parties, tailgating, or just hanging out on the weekend. The salsa verde adds a certain chunkiness and heat, while the cream cheese and sour cream give it a smooth texture and a balance to the spice, giving it a full flavor, without an actual burn. If you're a spice lover, adding diced jalapeños takes things up a notch. Ingredients: Nesco® 1.5 QT. Slow Cooker 16 oz. cream cheese 32 oz. salsa verde (medium) 7 cloves minced [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:17:00-05:00July 10th, 2017|Cooking with NESCO, NESCO, Slow Cooker|Comments Off on Queso Blanco Dip

Chicken Mole and Mexican Rice

    Chicken Mole Ingredients: Chicken: Nesco® 11 qt.Pressure Cooker 6-8 Boneless chicken breasts, defrosted 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning 2 cups water Mole Sauce: Nesco® 8” ElectricSkillet 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cups finely chopped onions ¼ cup chili powder 3 Tablespoons light brown sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper Pinch of ground cloves 1 16 oz. can diced tomatoes 3 Tablespoons cocoa powder 3 Tablespoons peanut butter 2 cups water Add water to 11 qt. Nesco® Pressure Cooker. Place chicken breasts on wire rack in cooker and set regulator knob to PRESSURE. Set Cooker [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:17:01-05:00May 5th, 2017|Chicken, Cooking with NESCO, Mexican, NESCO Everyday, New Item, Pressure Cooker, Rice|Comments Off on Chicken Mole and Mexican Rice

Oriental Cashews

More and more you read how nuts are a good source of vitamins and nutrients. This recipe for Oriental Cashews made in your NESCO/American Harvest® Food Dehydrator is great tasting as well as a healthy snack. Also try these delicious cashews on a salad for a wonderful crunch. Let us know what you think. What are some of your favorite snacks you like to make in your NESCO/American Harvest® Food Dehydrator? 12 oz can dry-roasted whole cashews 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup water 2 Tbsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp powdered ginger Place nuts in a 9 inch square pan. [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:29:57-05:00March 2nd, 2017|Cooking with NESCO, Dehydrator|Comments Off on Oriental Cashews

Spaghetti Dinner

This recipe for a wholesome spaghetti and meatball dinner is extremely easy in your NESCO® 6 Quart Pressure Cooker. Simply add all the ingredients in the order of the recipe, lock the lid and set. In only 10 minutes you have a wonderful meal. Let us know what you think. What are some of your favorite meals you like to make in your NESCO Pressure Cooker? Ingredients: 1½ cups spaghetti, break in thirds 1½ cups water 1½ cups spaghetti sauce 16 frozen meatballs 1 cup sliced black olives, or whole 2 tsp olive oil Optional: Top with Parmesan Cheese Pour [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:30:06-05:00March 2nd, 2017|Cooking with NESCO, Pressure Cooker|Comments Off on Spaghetti Dinner

Easy Cheesy Broccoli & Cauliflower

The NESCO® 5 Quart Steamer with Rice Bowl makes this Cheesy Broccoli & Cauliflower recipe simple and tasty. The rice bowl is used here to make the creamy cheese sauce that is oh so delicious. The sauce is made right inside the steamer along with your perfectly cooked vegetables. Try it and let us know what you think. Also, let us know what are some of your favorite foods you like to make in your NESCO Steamer. 1 lb broccoli, cut into florets 1 lb cauliflower, cut into florets 4 Tbsp butter or margarine 1 cup soft Cheddar Cheese Spread [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:30:16-05:00March 2nd, 2017|Cooking with NESCO, Healthy, Recipe, Steamer|Comments Off on Easy Cheesy Broccoli & Cauliflower

Delicious Sloppy Joe’s

  Sloppy Joe’s made in your 6 Qt NESCO Roaster Oven are perfect when having friends over to watch the big game. This recipe that serves 4 makes it simple and convenient using your favorite prepared barbecue sauce. For a larger group simply double the ingredients and make in a 12 or 18 roaster oven. Enjoy. 1 lb ground beef 1 small onion, chopped 3/4 cup prepared barbecue sauce 1/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper 4 hamburger buns, split American Cheese slices (optional) Green bell pepper rings (optional) Preheat NESCO® Roaster Oven at 425º F. Reduce heat to 325ºF and [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:31:24-05:00January 13th, 2017|Cooking with NESCO, Roaster Oven|Comments Off on Delicious Sloppy Joe’s

Chili con Carne

A rich wholesome batch of Chili Con Carne made in your NESCO Roaster Oven is prefect for when friends come over for the big game. Made with beef or turkey, its comfort food goodness will be appreciated by all. 2 lbs ground beef or turkey 1 green Pepper, chopped 4 medium onions, chopped 2 (1 lb 12 oz) cans tomatoes 8 oz can tomato sauce 1 Tbsp sugar 2 Tbsp chili powder 1½ tsp salt 2 (15½ oz each) kidney beans, drained (reserve liquid) Preheat Nesco® Roaster Oven to 425ºF. Brown ground beef, pepper and onion; drain fat with a [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:31:32-05:00January 13th, 2017|Cooking with NESCO, Roaster Oven|Comments Off on Chili con Carne

Healthy Avocado Toast with Eggs

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 [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:17:03-05:00December 28th, 2016|Cooking with NESCO, Recipes, Toast|Comments Off on Healthy Avocado Toast with Eggs

Tips for Whipping Egg Whites

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 [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:32:57-05:00December 1st, 2016|Cooking with NESCO, Hand Mixer, NESCO, Recipes|Comments Off on Tips for Whipping Egg Whites

Stir Fried Vegetable Delight

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 [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:33:06-05:00December 1st, 2016|Cooking with NESCO, Electric Skillet, Recipes|Comments Off on Stir Fried Vegetable Delight

Whipped Mashed Potatoes

Delicious fluffy mashed potatoes are a holiday staple. Use your NESCO Hand mixer this season to whip up some potatoes in no time! 5 medium sized potatoes 1/8 cup millk 3 T butter Boil a medium size saucepan half full of water, and add a pinch of salt. Add potatoes to pot; the water should cover the potatoes. Simmer for 10 minutes, or until potatoes are easily pierced by a fork. Drain. Transfer potatoes to a large mixing bowl. Add butter or margarine and milk, and mash with a potato masher. When well mashed, whip for a minute or two [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:17:04-05:00November 29th, 2016|Cooking with NESCO, Hand Mixer, NESCO|Comments Off on Whipped Mashed Potatoes

Whole Cooked Lemony Chicken

Next time you cook a whole chicken in your NESCO 12" Electric Skillet try this tip if you like lemony chicken. Simply take one whole lemon and pierce six to eight times with a fork to let flavor come through. Place inside the cavity of the chicken after adding a dash of salt and pepper. Tie legs shut and cook until done. For an added tasty flavor take one-half or whole tablespoon of dried tarragon and sprinkle half of the amount in the cavity of the chicken before adding the salt, pepper and pierced lemon. Take the remaining tarragon and [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:33:28-05:00November 28th, 2016|Cooking with NESCO, Electric Skillet, Lemon Chicken|Comments Off on Whole Cooked Lemony Chicken

Dill and Cucumber Salad

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. Ingredients 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) Directions Using the slicing blade, slice cucumbers in the NESCO Food Processor. Remove to a large bowl. Next cut onion into [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:33:37-05:00November 1st, 2016|Cooking with NESCO, Food Processor, NESCO, Recipes|Comments Off on Dill and Cucumber Salad

NESCO 8 Cup Food Processor Easy Tomato Salsa

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. Ingredients 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 [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:17:05-05:00October 22nd, 2016|Cooking with NESCO, Food Processor, NESCO, Recipes|Comments Off on NESCO 8 Cup Food Processor Easy Tomato Salsa

Bread Pudding

This recipe for Bread Pudding is made simple with your 8 Qt Slow Cooker from Open Country by NESCO. With equal amounts of cream and Nutella® you'll enjoy a pudding that's rich and silky with every spoonful. 1 cup bread, cubed and dice and place into buttered ceramic cooking pot of your Camouflage Nesco® 8qt Slow Cooker. In a separate bowl combine; 4 eggs 1½ cups milk 1/2 cup cream 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup Nutella® 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 tsp salt Whisk until smooth, pour over bread cubes and press cubes until all liquid is absorbed.   Cook on [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:33:51-05:00October 3rd, 2016|Cooking with NESCO, Open Country|Comments Off on Bread Pudding

Apricot-Raisin Granola

Make you own fresh and wholesome granola at home with a Food Dehydrator from NESCO/American Harvest. This recipe for Apricot-Raisin Granola is one you’ll want to make again and again. A tasty way to start your day, or as a snack at home or away. 4 cups old-fashioned oatmeal (not quick) or rolled oats 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup almonds, sliced 1/2 cup apricots, chopped 1/2 cup raisins Pour 4 cups oatmeal or rolled oats into bowl. Add oil and brown sugar (more sugar for sweeter bars). Toss gently until blended. [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:17:05-05:00October 3rd, 2016|Cooking with NESCO, Dehydrator, NESCO American Harvest|Comments Off on Apricot-Raisin Granola

Kale and Blueberry Dehydrating tips

Tip #1 Did you know that drying Kale only takes a short time of drying? Substitute them for those high calorie snacks and you will do your body good. Average Drying Time: 2 – 4hrs. Tip #2 Did you know you can speed up the drying time in blueberries by cracking the skin? Use either method - boiling them in hot water for 1 to 2 minutes and rinse immediately in cold water, or freezing them for a couple of days, thaw and dry.   Average Drying Time: 10-18hrs.

By |2018-09-20T13:34:11-05:00September 30th, 2016|Cooking with NESCO, Dehydrator, NESCO Tips|Comments Off on Kale and Blueberry Dehydrating tips

Slow Cooker Lasagna

If you like Italian food you'll love this recipe for Lasagna made simple with your 8 Qt Slow Cooker from Open Country by NESCO. With just a few simple ingredients you'll have a light fresh dish you'll love to serve to family and friends. In 8 quart Camouflage Nesco® Slow Cooker cooking pot, put two cups of your favorite meat or veggie tomato sauce. Put three lasagna noodles on top, then another layer of sauce and 1/2 cup of shredded cheese. Continue to build two more layers and reserve 1/2 cup of cheese. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:34:22-05:00September 30th, 2016|Camouflage Slow Cooker, Cooking with NESCO, Open Country|Comments Off on Slow Cooker Lasagna