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Prepare appetizers for a crowd, hands-free in your slow-cooker, so that you can focus on getting the final details down for your festive party. These appetizers can cook and stay heated in your slow-cooker for easy cleanup and service.

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By CarolineNGa

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (18 Votes)
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Servings 6
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 275

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 cups peeled and cubed russet potatoes
  • 3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 cups frozen whole kernel corn
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme
  • 4 slices bacon, crisp-cooked, drained, and crumbled
  • fresh cracked black pepper to taste

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  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
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  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
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  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
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  • 1 clove garlic, minced
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  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper, to taste
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  • 1 (26 to 30-ounce) bag frozen hash browns
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  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
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  • 7 cups diced potatoes (about 4 medium)
  • 1 cup diced onion (about 1 medium)
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  • 5 cups hot water
  • 1 Knorr Chicken Bullion cube (extra large size that makes 1-quart broth or 4 small cubes that make 1 cup each)
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  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 3 (15.25-ounces) cans whole kernel corn, drained
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