Two People, One Appliance, No Freezer Full of Leftovers Twosomes who share a kitchen--but not the desire to spend all day in it--face a quandary: buy cheap but unhealthy takeout or sink time into preparing whole foods meals that they're likely to end up eating for days and days. With this cookbook, a third option is now on the table--er, countertop: good-for-you slow cooker meals that save hours and are portioned precisely for duos. Think slow cookers are only for soups and stews? Let Linda Larsen, master of the slow cooker, introduce you to the best of the best slow cooker recipes for all kinds of meals, from tender meats to seasoned vegetables to breakfasts, and more. In addition, you'll find: * 10 must-know do's and don'ts of slow cooking * A guide to the meats that are best for slow cooking * Tips for converting a stove-top recipe to the slow cooker * The reasons why heavy-duty aluminum foil is a slow cooker's best friend * Recipes for 3- or 3½-quart slow cookers that include prep and cook times; nutritional information; and labels that highlight gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free, vegetarian or vegan meals Now go ride that tandem bike and let your slow cooker take care of dinner. Recipes include: Bone Broth, Chicken Stew with Gnocchi, Cuban Pork and Black Beans, Mussels with Tomato Curry, Mexican Lasagna, Chocolate-Cherry Lava Cake, and more!
Easy meals and creative recipes, tips, and techniques. Meals for two have never been so easy or delicious. Using nothing more than a slow cooker for heat and a few common kitchen helpers—like foil, mini loaf pans, ramekins, a metal jar ring, a glass baking dish, plastic liners, and a stick blender—Cynthia Stevens Graubart turns the common slow cooker (3 1/2-quart) into a multi-use cooking convenience. Slow Cooking for Two includes basic instructions and creative methods for 100 recipes, plus tips and techniques. Cynthia Stevens Graubart is coauthor of Southern Biscuits and Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking with Nathalie Dupree, and author of The One-Armed Cook. She is married with two children. With her second child now away at college, she is adjusting to cooking for two at her home in Atlanta, Georgia.
Small Scale, Big Flavor! Even if you have a smaller household, you can still take advantage of the ease, convenience, and versatility that are the hallmarks of slow cookers. These 125 recipes are for delicious meals specially created for preparation in a small (11/2- to 31/2-quart) slow cooker. Beth Hensperger showcases fresh, wholesome ingredients (rather than relying on packaged convenience foods) to create fabulous brand-new dishes and contemporary takes on classic favorites, including Moroccan-Spiced Tomato Chicken with Almonds, Individual Pot Roasts, Jerked Pulled Pork with Rum Barbecue Sauce, Fresh Corn Risotto, and Chipotle Black Bean Vegetable Soup. The flavors are so big, the small slow cooker can barely contain them! Praise for Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Cookbook ''These capable cooks wrest slow cooking from the back cupboard of uncertainty ... with a wide range of sound recipes and advice for every meal.... For today's home cook, this is a comprehensive and multi - cultural guide back to slow food, and a friend in the struggle to keep us cooking and eating at home.'' - San Francisco Chroniclea ''From meatloaf to soups to desserts, this book might make your oven a storage space.... The perfect companion to a Crock-Pot.'' -
Author: American Heart Association
Release Date: 2012-09-18
Start with healthy ingredients and take delicious meals out of your slow cooker any night of the week. From appetizers to desserts and everything in between, the 200 recipes in American Heart Association Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook will surprise you with their variety and depth of flavor. Braised Curry-Rubbed Chicken slow cooks among Middle Eastern spices, including ginger, cumin, cinnamon, and curry, in a pool of citrus juice and honey. Cioppino with White Wine features a saucy tomato base that simmers until scallops, mussels, and bite-size pieces of mild fish are added to finish this hearty fish stew. Vegetables, beans, and beef stew together to make for a mouthwatering rustic Country Cassoulet, and chopped zucchini, tomato, and basil along with bulgur and provolone cheese are packed into Italian Artichoke-Stuffed Bell Peppers that cook until tender. With some easy planning before or after the slow cooking, such as browning meats or boiling water for pasta, you’ll have tasty meals chock full of good nutrition on your kitchen table night after night. This cookbook includes nineteen full-color photographs as well as information on the benefits of slow cooking and how a slow cooker can help you eat well. The best way to ensure good food comes out of your cooker is to put only good-for-you ingredients into it, and with American Heart Association Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook, you’ll learn how much your slow cooker can do for you while you’re enjoying a healthy lifestyle. The slow cooker, America’s favorite kitchen appliance, has become increasingly versatile and sophisticated, and now it can support a heart-smart diet, too. Under the spell of its low heat, lean meats, whole grains, legumes, vegetables, and fruits transform into succulent meals.
From the creators of the New York Times bestseller Paleo Slow Cooker comes a collection of slow cooker recipes that offer affordable, convenient meals without artificial additives or processed foods. Eat only the most delicious, nourishing ingredients and follow simple, fix-and-forget meal preparations with The Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook.• 150 healthy twists on slow cooker classics like Cheese Fondue, Texas-Style Pulled Pork, and Sage and Pumpkin Mac 'n' Cheese • “Fix-and-forget” recipes that require less than 15 minutes of prep time and no interruptions in the cooking process • Helpful tips and tricks for cooking with fresh, whole food ingredients, including delicate herbs and seafood • Nutritional information to help you keep track of calories, fat, protein, carbs, sugar, and sodium • Recipe tips that highlight ingredients that pack a nutritional punch, like coconut oil, kale, and more
Emeril’s Cooking with Power includes more than 100 easy-to-follow recipes, illustrated with dozens of color photos, specially created for home cooks’ favorite kitchen appliances: the pressure cooker, fryer, multi-cooker, and slow cooker. Whether you’re whipping up a weekday supper or putting together a weekend bash; hungry for soup, pasta, stew, or an irresistible dessert; Emeril Lagasse has it covered with mouthwatering crowd-pleasers such as Seafood and Smoked Sausage Gumbo and Slow Cooked Lasagna (slow cooker); Barley Risotto with Spring Vegetables and Dulce De Leche Rice Pudding (multi-cooker); Curried Pumpkin Soup and Emeril’s Fastest Bar-B-Q Brisket (pressure cooker); and Fried Fish Tacos with Corn and Tomato Salsa and Apple Fritters (fryer). Emeril’s Cooking with Power will help you save time, save money, and make great food with minimum stress and maximum flavor.
This is the only slow cooker book for busy people. With over 400 recipes, The Best Slow Cooker Cookbook Ever saves time and money week after week with easy meals that keep one eating well at home every day. From Old-Fashioned Chicken Pot Pie to Mexican Hot Chocolate Lava Cake, this cookbook contains recipes for everything from soups and roasts to cobblers and puddings, inspiring night after night of great meals. Prep a few ingredients, toss them in the pot, and let the cooker work its magic while you're gone for the day. Return to a slow-cooked, deeply flavored, great-smelling dinner for you and your family—every night!
Author: Phyllis Good
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2015-12-22
Finally, all in one handsome volume, the best 1400 slow-cooker recipes! New York Times bestselling author Phyllis Pellman Good has gathered the biggest collection of tantalizing, best-ever slow-cooker recipes into one great book. The recipes in this amazing treasure are all— Collected from some of America’s best home cooks. Tested in real-life settings. Carefully selected from thousands of recipes. Eight small “galleries” of full-color photos of delectable slow-cooker dishes from the collection add sparkle throughout the cookbook. Phyllis Pellman Good’s cookbooks have sold nearly 10 million copies. Her five beloved Fix-It and Forget-It cookbooks have themselves sold more than 8 million copies! Three of her cookbooks have been New York Times bestsellers. This is the perfect BIG COOKBOOK! Easy to understand, easy to use. Absolutely manageable for those who lack confidence in the kitchen. Convenient for those who are short on time. Will bring a “make-it-again” request from all who are lucky enough to enjoy these tasty dishes. Fix-It and Forget-It BIG COOKBOOK, with its 1400 best slow-cooker recipes, is another winner! Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
The easiest, most convenient, delicious, healthy recipes ever With Skinnytaste Fast and Slow, you can get a nutritious, flavor-packed, figure-friendly meal—complete with a flourless chocolate brownie made in a slow cooker—on the table any night of the week. Gina Homolka, founder of the widely adored blog Skinnytaste, shares 140 dishes that come together in a snap—whether in a slow cooker or in the oven or on the stovetop. Favorites include: Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumpling Soup Korean Beef Tacos Spicy Harissa Lamb Ragu Peach-Strawberry Crumble Under 30 Minutes Zucchini Noodles with Shrimp and Feta Pizza-Stuffed Chicken Roll-ups Skillet Pork Chops with Fennel and Shallots Cauliflower “Fried” Rice Each recipe includes nutritional information, which can help you take steps toward weight and health goals, and many dishes are vegetarian, gluten-free, and freezer-friendly—all called out with helpful icons. Gina’s practical advice for eating well and 120 color photos round out this indispensable cookbook. — Amazon: 2016 Best Books of the Year: Cookbooks & Food Writing
Author: America's Test Kitchen
Publisher: Americas Test Kitchen
Release Date: 2014
The only comprehensive cookbook specially designed for a 2-person household--with more than 650 foolproof recipes scaled down for two. From breakfast to dinner, sides to desserts, plus slow cooking, vegetarian, and grilling--we include a wide range of cuisines. A perfect gift for newlyweds, small families, or empty nesters.
130 Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Get a Quick Start on Clean Eating Whether you're looking to slim down, gain energy, save money, or just feel healthier--there are numerous benefits to following a clean eating lifestyle. And despite what you might think, beginning a clean eating diet can be easy and hassle-free...with the help of your trusty slow cooker! If there's one thing that slow cooking expert Linda Larsen knows about (other than slow cooking, that is) it's clean eating. A lifelong lover of all things sugary and sweet, Linda never expected that she would one day make the transition to clean eating. And she certainly didn't expect that clean eating would not only be deliciously satisfying, but surprisingly easy as well. In The Clean Eating Slow Cooker, Linda combines her two great loves and shares with you how simple it is to cook clean, whole-food meals at home. With The Clean Eating Slow Cooker you'll enjoy: 130 clean eating recipes that take no more than 20 minutes to prepare and include complete nutrition info An easy-to-follow 3-week meal plan for weeknight clean eating dinners A comprehensive guide to clean eating specifically for slow cookers, including the best ways to preserve nutrients and the best clean ingredients for slow cooking Modified recipe callouts that offer compatibility with nut-free, vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diets Clean eating doesn't have to mean stress in the kitchen and expensive grocery bills. With The Clean Eating Slow Cooker you'll discover just how easy and affordable it can be to start eating cleaner and living healthier today.
The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Losing 20 Pounds in 2 Months Fast-Track provides readers with meal plans and exercises designed to take off 20 pounds in 2 months or perhaps 10 pounds in 1 month. It is a short, simple, step-by-step diet with meal plans and packed with useful tips to make it easy and healthy.