Plug it in and Cook with French Flair “I’d bet that if French cooks could get their hands on Michele Scicolone’s French Slow Cooker, which is filled with smart, practical, and convenient recipes, they’d never let it go.” — Dorie Greenspan, author of Around My French Table With a slow cooker, even novices can turn out dishes that taste as though they came straight out of the kitchen of a French grandmère. Provençal vegetable soup. Red-wine braised beef with mushrooms. Chicken with forty cloves of garlic. Even bouillabaisse. With The French Slow Cooker, all of these are as simple as setting the timer and walking away. Michele Scicolone goes far beyond the usual slow-cooker standbys of soups and stews, with Slow-Cooked Salmon with Lemon and Green Olives, Crispy Duck Confit, and Spinach Soufflé. And for dessert, how about Ginger Crème Brûlée? With The French Slow Cooker, the results are always magnifique.
Slow Cooker Cookbook Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes for the Crockpot This Slow Cooker Cookbook is all about healthy crock pot and slow cooker recipes. Busy lifestyles of today make it imperative to find better ways of preparing healthy meals. The aim of the slow cooker recipe book is to show how to prepare healthy slow cooker recipes right from home, even if time is a factor. Just follow the easy slow cooker recipes and see how much better you feel for having eaten healthy slow cooker meals. The toughest part of cooking a slow cooker meal is in the preparation. However, because most of the recipes calls for an 8 hour stretch you can easily prepare the meal the night before, right before going to bed and allow it to cook all night. On the other hand, prepare it the morning of and allow it to cook all day. This book contains four different recipe sections, each recipe specifically for the slow cooker or crock pot. There is a Breakfast Recipes section, Snack, Dessert, and Appetizer Recipes section, Soup and Stew Recipes, and a Main Dish and One Dish Meals recipe section. There are 37 recipes total, with enough recipes to give a meal plan for more than a week. There is a bonus section with a 5 Day Meal Plan too. Breakfasts cooked in a slow cooker or crock pot are especially nice, because when you wake up the entire home smells of the delicious breakfast that was cooking all night long. Try out these tasty recipes: Cranberry Oatmeal, Raspberry Coconut Rice Pudding, Turkey Bacon and Egg Casserole, Breakfast Cheese Strata with Vegetables, Cherry Croissant Pudding, and a Hash Brown Casserole. Not too many people think of the slow cooker when it comes to make snacks, appetizers, or desserts. Even a recipe like Hummus can be made in a crock pot, without a lot of fuss. In addition to Hummus, you can find Quick Chocolate Nut Clusters, Quick Tapioca Pudding, Chocolate Mocha Bread Pudding, Carrot cake, and a recipe for Peach Cheesecake.
Slow-cooking techniques for delicious dishes from the Mediterranean region, from a New York Times–bestselling cookbook author! With the combination of tradition, innovation, and ease that have made her recipes so popular, Michele Scicolone gathers intriguing dishes from every corner of the Mediterranean and streamlines them for the slow cooker. The range is eye-opening: from simplified and freshened classics like Greek Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta to Israeli Sweet and Sour Meatballs to Moroccan Vegetable Tagine to Coffee-Caramel Flan from Spain. Scicolone also serves up a profusion of fascinating lesser-known dishes: Creamy Polenta Lasagna, Port-Braised Chicken from Portugal, Spiced Frittata from Tunisia, and Bandit’s Lamb—as well as her own seductive creations, like Cannoli Cheesecake.
Even great cooks, such as Cheryl Jamison, one of the preeminent authorities on American regional cuisine and the author of many award-winning cookbooks, occasionally prefer the make-ahead convenience, easy cleanup, and depth of slow-cooked flavor that you get when you use a slow cooker. Co-author of the pioneering book Texas Home Cooking, Cheryl reveals in these pages that a stunning range of Lone Star gems, from chilis and stews to enchiladas and roasts, from bean or rice dishes to beef, bison, poultry, and shrimp, come out of the slow cooker brimming with flavor--and with a minimum of fuss for the cook. These 125 recipes are full of delectable, down-home goodness, each one at least as good as its version from outside the slow cooker.
The author of The Gourmet Vegetarian Slow Cooker presents dozens of easy, flavorful soup recipes that can be made in a countertop slow cooker, from Ribollita and French Onion to Swedish Rhubarb Raspberry Soup and Garnet Yam Soup with Coconut Cream.
Think slow-cooking is too complicated? Put Our Favorite Speedy Slow-Cooker Recipes from Gooseberry Patch to work and you’ll only need a fraction of prep time! Thanks to easy recipes, most with five or less ingredients, this book makes dinner easier than ever to throw together. Part of the best-selling Our Favorites series, the low retail and take-along size of each book will have shoppers wanting to collect 'em all!
In our modern fast paced world it is sometimes difficult to get good nutrition. Slow cooker recipes allows those on the go to prepare awesome meals that are ready when needed. By adding the necessary ingredients from the recipe into a slow cooker and setting the cooker to the appropriate cooking temp for the specified length of time, it creates a hearty meal that can be eaten and stored for later needed. Slow cooker recipes can save time and money.
The DASH diet has once again been named the healthiest diet by top nutrition experts and there’s no better time to start reaping the rewards of this smart, sensible eating plan. Eating the DASH diet way does not have to be boring, in fact, it contains the most delicious foods around – leans meats, whole grains, lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, and flavorful herbs and spices. So whether you are just starting out on the DASH diet or have been eating low-sodium for years, the DASH Diet Slow Cooker Recipes: Easy, Delicious, and Healthy Recipes is going to help you make delicious, healthy meals without spending a lot of time in the kitchen. For this book, we’ve collected the best slow cooker recipes and adapted them to the DASH diet to create mouthwatering, family-pleasing dishes that can all be prepared easily and then cooked in your slow cooker while you’re off doing other things. There’s really nothing better than coming home at the end of a hectic day to the smell of tonight’s dinner already prepared and waiting to be eaten. These recipes feature fresh, whole foods and include a wide variety of recipes to appeal to every taste from classic dishes to new twists that just may become your new favorites. In addition, each recipe has less than 500 mg of sodium per serving, many a lot less than that. In addition to recipes, the book includes a brief overview of the DASH diet as well as tips on how to get the most out of your slow cooker. Thanks for reading and happy cooking!
The Christmas season brings swirling snowflakes, cookie swaps and caroling parties, not to mention church programs, gifts to wrap and Christmas dinner with the whole family. You'll need a helping hand, so why not put your slow cooker to work? Slow-Cooker Christmas Favorites features recipes for every holiday occasion from brunch to dinner, from party time to dessert. Invite your best friends for a hearty breakfast of Cinnamon-Raisin French Toast and Brown Sugar Sausages before an all-day shopping trip. Plum Good Sausages & Meatballs and Festive Cranberry Warmer will make your tree decorating party merry! As the days grow shorter, put dinner on the table in a jiffy with Busy-Day Spinach Lasagna, No-Fuss Chicken Dinner or Corn & Sausage. We haven't forgotten Christmas dinner...it'll be one to remember with Honey-Dijon Ham, Old-Fashioned Scalloped Corn and Grandma's Cranberry Sauce! Cherry Chocolate Heaven, Apples & Cinnamon Bread Pudding and other desserts are sure to bring any meal to a scrumptious conclusion, and they're all slow-cooker simple. You'll also find a chapter filled with sweet memories of Christmases past. It's sure to put you in the spirit of the season. This year, take it easy and leave the work to your slow cooker, while you have the merriest Christmas ever!
From the celebrated coauthor of The Marriage Miracle comes a new kind of cookbook and a new attitude toward planning meals. With an eye toward the whole menu, not just part of it, columnist Cheryl Moeller teaches cooks to use two crockpots to easily create healthy, homemade dinners. Don't worry about your dinner being reduced to a mushy stew. Each of the more than 200 recipes has been taste-tested at Cheryl's table. Join the Moeller family as you dig into: Harvest-time Halibut Chowder; Salmon and Gingered Carrots; Mediterranean Rice Pilaf; Indian Chicken Curry; Apricot-Pistachio Bread; Shrimp Creole; Rhubarb Crisp... and many more! Perfect for the frazzled mom who never has enough time in the day, Creative Slow-Cooker Meals gives readers more time around the table with delicious, healthy, frugal, and easy meals!
Ricardo Larrivée (just “Ricardo” to his legions of fans) is one of Canada’s handful of genuine “celebrity” chefs in the style of Jamie Oliver or Bobby Flay. Ricardo has a huge and passionate fan following based on his easy, breezy cooking style highlighted on his Food Network Canada show, Ricardo and Friends. Ricardo has expanded his television success into a multimedia empire, with a French-language magazine, radio and web spots, and more. Ricardo’s slow cooker book—packed with 150 colour photos, engaging design and sixty-five great recipes—is the perfect combination of personality and subject. Only Ricardo could make slow cooking sexy and shake off its staid, traditional reputation. This book shows you how to make the comforting (Lentil Ragout with Poached Eggs, Beef à la Carbonnade), the unconventional (cheesecake and crème brûlée) and the completely fabulous (Veal Cheeks with Figs, Maple Beer Ham). As they say on the show, “Ooh, Ricardo, si!”
With over 60 delicious recipes and as many time-saving tips, Our Favorite Slow-Cooker Recipes cookbook features mouthwatering recipes like scalloped ham & potatoes, easy lasagna, yummy bbq chicken and country cherry cobbler. Comes in a convenient purse-perfect size that's perfect for taking along on the go.
A slow cooker is the ideal partner in crime when it comes to tackling dishes that can be too time- and work-intensive for every day, like French onion soup or chicken cordon bleu. And in this cookbook, we’re going way beyond the expected soups and stews. Cutthroat Kitchen winner Addie Gundry offers up recipes for appetizers like BBQ Meatballs, breads like Slow Cooker Dinner Rolls, make-ahead breakfasts like Banana Pecan French Toast, and desserts like Pineapple Upside Down Cake, not to mention slow cooker twists on beloved recipes like Lasagna, Meatloaf, and Stuffed Peppers. Each recipe is paired with a finished-dish full-bleed color photo.