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Crockpot shipwreck

One of my favorite meals is cowboy potatoes. I could eat them for every single meal of the day for months, lol. So when I found this recipe, I was in heaven! and a little jealous that I hadn't thought of it myself :)

6 med potatoes
1 lb hamburger
can of creamed corn
1/2 med onion
1 can cream of mushroom soup
salt & pepper
garlic powder

cut up 3 potatoes and put in bottom of crockpot

brown your hamburger

next start the layering. hamburger, onion and corn

next, rest of potatoes and soup. sprinkle on your seasonings. cook on low 6-8 hours.

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  1. Is that an oven roasting bag? Do you have to use one when you do the recipe or is it just for easy clean up? Looks good! I may have to try this on Wendell one night. :)


  2. it's a crockpot liner actually. for $1 for 6 they make my life so much easier! they are for clean up. You should, its AWESOME!!

  3. I make that quite often, but I leave out the corn. YUM! :-)


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series here at Frugal Farmhouse.
I want to share easy tips and tricks
to help you along your frugal journey.

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