I made the best… something in the slow-cooker last night, and I'm putting the recipe here so I don't forget it, and I thought you might like it, too. IT WAS SOOOO GOOD. It's a kind of stew/soup/dal, I think. Inspired by a recipe given to me by my friend Camilla, I just started throwing things in the pot, and then ran off to an Alcatraz night tour while it cooked. (It was the best tour ever by the way — we made friends with the guy who was giving the tour who turned out to be a writer, WHO TOOK US BEHIND THE SCENES after his tour. Bethany and I got to up in the chapel! Into the gun gallery! Down into the dungeon of the original 1860s citadel to see the moat. We saw graffiti no one ever sees, left over from prisoners and from Indians. I got to turn the keys of Alcatraz. The real keys. We climbed ladders. It was freaking amazing.)
Rachael's Alcatraz Lentil Rice
1 cup lentils
1/2 cup brown jasmine rice
5 cloves garlic, chopped
1 onion, chopped
6 cups water
1 tbs crushed ginger (I had it in the jar, fresh would be better)
1 bag frozen spinach
1/2 bag frozen corn
any other veggies left lying around
1 tbs curry powder
1 tsp cayenne
1 tbs salt
dash to taste of cumin and turmeric
Throw all in the crock pot, turn to low, cook for 8ish hours, and YUM. It made a bunch, and it was so good. What's your favorite slow-cooker recipe? I just got this thing, and I'm loving it.
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