The Washington Times-Herald

November 5, 2013

Crock pot sausage, sauerkraut a perfect autumn meal

The Washington Times-Herald

---- — Sometimes I get frustrated with people when they say they can’t cook.

Do you remember when the teacher in the Charlie Brown specials started talking to the class and it came across as, “Wah, wah, wah wah?” In a similar fashion, the instant translation in my brain of “I can’t cook,” is that you choose not to cook or don’t want to take the time to learn to cook.

If you are new to this craft of cooking great food, the crock pot is a fantastic place to start.

This dish is absolutely one of my favorites, and it is perfect for this time of year. You don’t want to overcook this, so start it at lunch time. It only takes a few hours of cooking.

Dave Lobeck is a BBQ enthusiast and independent columnist. Reach him at