Crockpot Corned Beef & Cabbage   In honor of St. Patrick’s Day 2015, a first time attempt at preparing a traditional, homemade corned beef & cabbage dinner. After searching through on-line recipes that offer oven or slow cooker approaches, the (slow cooker) crockpot has been selected. All the ingredients were purchased at Big Y World Class Supermarket yesterday – small red potatoes, a head of cabbage, baby carrots, turnip, a small onion and a few thin slices of corned beef from the deli rather than a brisket.   This is a nutrient-packed meal. Potatoes are known to be loaded with vitamin B6 and potassium. Notoriously good for the eyes, carrots have vitamin K that is said to facilitate…