I’m getting ready for Apple Week this weekend, preparing some last minute apple recipe tutorials and getting posts written up and queued for this and my other blog for al.com, so we’re having a bit of a slow weekend. I wanted to post my mother’s tutorial on Buttermilk Cornbread, but she isn’t home right now and I’m missing a few photographs I need.
So, in honor of our Slow Cooker Giveaway (Congrats again, Beverly!), I am going to post this recipe. I hesitate to call this a recipe as it really is so very easy that there doesn’t seem to be any real cooking involved. The outcome though, is wonderful.
This works with pork chops, boneless breasts, ribs, and even roast. I ask that you first try it with a fryer if at all possible, though. There is a magic that takes place when you cook a fryer like this that just doesn’t happen with other cuts of meat, even boneless skinless breasts. The fryer, after slow cooking all day in this amazing blend of flavors, becomes completely permeated with the flavor and literally falls off of the bone. Every shred of chicken, even the inside meat, is tinted the color of your sauce, proving that it has completely saturated the bird.
The flavor is so amazing! I like to serve this with stewed potatoes in butter sauce and a simple dinner roll. The chicken steals the show.
*Yes, you can make this with another carbonated beverage, it just needs to be carbonated and have sugar in it.