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Directive has been serving the Oneonta area since 1993, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

CPT: When Faced With a Choice, We Have Twix Up Our Sleeve! [Video]

With all of the debate going on as to whether the left or right TWIX is superior in the media today, we decided to settle this for ourselves. The conclusion is that the Twix Cookie dessert recipe we had today is in fact the top Twix! Don’t get us wrong, the real-deal candybar is great... BUT when you don’t have to choose a side, start a debate, lose friends AND you get the entire gooey cookie to yourself; is there really a comparison?

Find out for yourself with the recipe below and let us know what part of the cookie was your favorite!

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Don’t You...Forget About The Crockpot Club [Video]

"You see us as you want to see us—in the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is a brain...and an athlete...and a basket case...a princess...and a criminal. Does that answer your question?"

Probably not.

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CPT: !WARNING! Do NOT Make This Recipe For Your Staff! [VIDEO]

Sometimes the office can have its distractions. On Tuesdays we usually have someone’s dog making their rounds, visiting and patrolling for crumbs. Crock-Pot Thursdays are torturous to have the flavors escaping from the kitchen all morning. Today, was a whole other level! No one could stay on task due to the aroma of sizzling, hot…... BACON. You may have learned about our company’s obsession with bacon from our previous videos, so it should come as no surprise the disarray that ensued within our building.

Watch the video to find out how we got the staff back under control and get the bacon brown sugar garlic chicken recipe for yourself.

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CPT: Food Too Pretty to Eat?

Yeah, we laughed at that thought too! Although, today’s crock-pot recipe, pulled chicken tacos with pineapple salsa, was stunning, no one on our team hesitated to clean their plate! The slow-cooking chicken had our team drooling all morning, and we were certainly not disappointed by how it turned out! The picturesque tacos were definitely a (easy to cook) hit with the Directive team and will surely be making an encore appearance. Check the recipe out for yourself and see if you find it too pretty!

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CPT: We Struck Gold With Our St. Paddy’s Crock-Pot Thursday!

On a day where everybody is Irish, of course we are going to have corned beef, cabbage and potatoes. However, this braised brisket recipe is sure to make you green with envy! Our dessert was mint chocolate chip cookies that were as green as the Emerald Isle! A feast this plentiful, was sure to have made St. Patrick proud. Sláinte, in other words "Cheers!”

Try your luck with the recipes below!

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CPT: Do Blondes Have More Fun?

The Directive team definitely had fun with today’s Crock-Pot Thursday dessert; Cinnamon Blondie Brownies. They added just the right amount of spice to take our minds off this week’s snowy forecast.

Check out the easy recipe below! 

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CPT: When Life Gives You Lemons…[VIDEO]

...you make Lemon Pepper Chicken of course! We all got to enjoy a delicious new chicken recipe today as well as soft lemon cookies for dessert to top-off our lemon-themed meal. When life gives Directive lemons, we have an amazing Crock-Pot Thursday. Find out in the video below how our team handles it!

What’s your favorite lemon recipe? Let us know in the comments below!

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CPT: The Importance of Security [VIDEO]

Maybe you hid a candy bar from your kids, or snuck an extra snack from the break room, we have all been there. We get it, food is important, so we do whatever necessary to protect it. Today, our team enjoyed Philly Cheese Steak Sloppy Joes.

Watch the video below to see how two Directive team members protected Crock-Pot Thursday.

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AS SEEN ON DIRECTIVE: Crock-Pot Lunches Are a CINCH with Pasta Bolognese! [VIDEO]

Lunchtime in the office can be boring, not to mention difficult! Don't you wish that you had the extra room in your schedule to make Pasta Bolognese - the type of interesting, delicious meal that your hardworking team deserves? From cooking the pasta to making the sauce - and beyond, there is no doubt that cooking this mouthwatering dish is easier said than done. Well... have we got the solution for you! 

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Would Your Taste Buds Say Yes to Today’s Crock-Pot Dish? [VIDEO]

Do you ever see some food and just by looking at it you think you won’t like it? Well today we tried a new dish that is a little out-there and had our team try it - BLINDFOLDED. What is it that the team tried? Lasagna Stuffed Meatloaf! This was paired with Veggies, Salad, Garlic Bread, and finished off with amazing Apple Sugar Streusel Bars. Are you ready to see their reactions and try the recipe for yourself? Check it out below!

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Beef Up Your Chili With This New Recipe!

There’s no better cure for chilly weather than...chili! Of course we couldn’t just warm up with a standard and original chili, you know we had to mix it up! So today we tried Three Meat Chili, and you better believe bacon is included. We know what you’re thinking... “Chili with bacon? I NEED this recipe NOW.” Well, you’re in luck! Check out the recipe below to try out this delicious chili for yourself!

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Fun With Fall Foods and a Little Bit of Philly

 Fall is always a great time for cooking, especially in Upstate, NY. Today was a perfect cool day to open up the oven and try a new fall dish. So, for today’s Crock-Pot Thursday we tried; Philly Cheese Steak Bake, Tangy Broccoli Salad, Lemon Butter Roasted Asparagus, and finished off with Lemon Bar Cupcakes. Yum is an understatement. Want to try this meal out for yourself? Check out the recipes below!

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Trick or Treat, Smell my Feet, Give me Something Good to Eat! [Video]

With Halloween just a few days away, we figured we’d give the team a real treat today; Chicken Pot Pie, Salad, Garlic Green Beans, and Pumpkin Poke Cake -- In honor of National Pumpkin Day today! This might be one of the best treats the team has ever had, but we also dug a little deeper to find out about the worst treats they’ve had. Find out in our video, and try this treat with the recipes below!

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