a final slow cooker question

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  1. mommyB

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    I love mine,but a couple of things i've made (bolognaise and chilli) had far too much liquid in. Clearly i need to put less in but do i need to do anything to thicken it at the end?
    Not quite sure where i am going wrong
     
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    Circes Strutting her stuff

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    The books I've been reading say that you should allow about half the amount of liquid that you would normally us if cooking on the hob. If it's still too runny at the end of cooking you could try taking off the lid for the last 10-15 mins to allow excess liquid to evaporate or sprinkle on some powdered mash to thicken it up.
     
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    Thanks-someone had told me to use more liquid than normal!!
     
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    Aah, that would explain it then :D
     
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    Ah the thing is the liquid doesn't evapourate, so you can cut right back.
     
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    Deffo about half the liquid you would normally use. It can't go anywhere!!

    Lynda
     
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    MrsDetermined Better drink that water!

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    I never knew this! I was told to use extra too! GRRRRR
     
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    MrsDetermined Better drink that water!

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    Or to use cornflour but I think thats not so good on SW....
     
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