Wholesome, warm and homespun recipes with all the benefits of the slow cooker.In her newest slow cooker cookbook, Judith Finlayson combines the convenience and benefits of this handy appliance with her terrific recipes for home-cooked family favorites.Many of these healthy and robust dishes have retro appeal, while others meet the challenges of contemporary tastes and preferences. All are delicious and innovative, and once the slow cooker is turned on, the only chore left is to serve the piping-hot dish. With these recipes and a slow cooker, any home chef can be away from the kitchen all day and return to a hot, delicious ready-to-serve meal for the whole family.Slow Cooker Comfort FoodSoothing appetizers like cheddar-onion melt Comforting soups like classic cream of mushroom Hearty stews, such as wine-soaked beef bourguignon The sumptuous Mom's chicken 'n' dumplings Cumin-spiced potatoes or East-meets-West pot roast to ward off a winter's chill Decadent and delicious desserts like chocolate bread-and butter pudding or caramelized apple upside-down spice cake.Also included are creative make-ahead ideas with tips and techniques that maximize the potential of the slow cooker and assure outstanding results every time.
$3 slow-cooked meals : delicious, low-cost dishes from both your slow cooker and stove
Guilford, Conn. : The Lyons Press, c2009.
Food prices have done some impressive skyrocketing of late - and they will continue to do so for some time to come. While the fortunate few can breeze through the checkout lane without fretting over their bank balances, for the rest of us, sticker shock sets in when least expected. But how to feed ourselves and our hungry families economically and healthfully at that? In $3 Slow- Cooked Meals Ellen Brown dishes up the answer deliciously with simple, easy-to-follow, family-pleasing recipes. This book presents 250-plus recipes, with main courses priced so that the cost of a WHOLE meal - including side dishes and a dessert costs less than $3 per person. All the recipes in two of the volumes can be prepared in less time than it takes to have a pizza delivered.
Beth Hensperger gives 125 classic family-friendly meals the Not Your Mother'sr treatment in the fifth title in this best-selling series. Each recipe is adapted to the slow cooker with the busy family's schedule in mind, making it possible to enjoy favorites like Baked Ziti with Sausage, Eggplant Parmesan, and Old Fashioned Meatloaf, as well as sure-to-become-favorites like Thai Beef and Pasta Salad, even if Mom isn't home all day to prepare them!
Make it fast, cook it slow : the big book of everyday slow cooking
New York : Hyperion, 2009.
O'Dea's New Year's resolution had been to use her slow cooker every day for a year--and then write about it. "Make It Fast, Cook It Slow" collects more than 300 recipes that provide affordable, delicious, and gluten-free meal ideas. bw drawings throughout.
The $7 a meal slow cooker cookbook : 301 inexpensive meals the whole family will love!
Avon, MA : Adams Media Corp., c2009.
Gone are the days of TV trays and microwaveable meals as more and more families choose to return to the dinner table. Yet as food costs continue to rise, and parents are always strapped for time, they need new ways to cook easy and affordable meals for their kids - and fast. With this cookbook, families will find 301 great recipes that almost cook themselves, including: Spicy Turkey Meatballs; Hearty Root Vegetable Soup; Pizza Fondue; Crock-Pot Fajitas; Black Bean Lasagna; and more. This comprehensive, all-purpose cookbook is packed with simple instructions, nutritional information, and the amount of money needed for each recipe and makes preparing delicious, healthy, and cheap meals easier than ever before.