Best-Ever Slow Cooking
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Best-Ever Slow Cooking

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by Catherine Atkinson, Jenni Fleetwood
     
 
The essential guide to using a slow cooker and creating deliciously wholesome one-pot meals. Includes wide-ranging recipe ideas for hearty soups and chowders, tasty terrines, melt-in-the-mouth braises, succulent roasts, comforting hot-pots, flavorsome pasta and rice dishes, divinely creamy custards, light-as-air steamed puddings and even hot punches and drinks.

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The essential guide to using a slow cooker and creating deliciously wholesome one-pot meals. Includes wide-ranging recipe ideas for hearty soups and chowders, tasty terrines, melt-in-the-mouth braises, succulent roasts, comforting hot-pots, flavorsome pasta and rice dishes, divinely creamy custards, light-as-air steamed puddings and even hot punches and drinks.

Each recipe is presented step by step, with clearly written text and more than 1700 color photographs for all the stages of preparation and every finished dish.

A complete nutritional analysis of the fat, carbohydrate, salt and calorie count for each recipe is included to help you plan your meals successfully.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760787113
Publisher:
Metro Books
Publication date:
03/22/2007
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 8.63(h) x 1.25(d)

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Best-Ever Slow Cooking 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
kitchendarling More than 1 year ago
I just can't let these bad reviews go. This book is FILLED with techniques that make using your slow cooker with FRESH, REAL, WHOLESOME ingredients worthwhile. If you're looking for the "shake onion soup mix over the roast and add potatoes and carrots" recipes, this isn't for you. There is not a SINGLE "pour a can of cream of mushroom/celery/chicken/ soup" recipe or a "pour a can of commercially made salsa over it" recipe in this book and I say THANK GOD! I have a personal chef business where I use slow cooking all of the time and have turned to this book again and again for techniques, inpiration and education. The ONE tiny comment I have is many of the "one-pot" meals are wok-based and I don't consider wok'ing slow cooking at all. Understand the clay pot and the roasting dishes included here, but not the wok'ing. But they are only about 15% of the book. And the first 30 or so glorious pages on meat cuts and general cooking knowledge are so helpful for a budding cook -- so you can be a beginner and use this book. Read. Learn. Enjoy -- best $9.98 I have spent in a long time.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a cheap book but nothing in this book looks normal. what happened to beef stew? donot buy this book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book should not be under slow cooker recipe books. this book is more for cooking on top of your stove then transfering it to your oven or cooking in clay pots and casseroles. i was looking for actual slow cooker recipes. plus not alot of the recipes look that great. can see why the price is so low you get what you pay for.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Wow, NOT JUST FOR CROCKPOTS! teaches you to cook like Grandma did. (from scratch). Really benefited from all of the pictures, including one of each receipe. The first part of the book explains how to use that castiron and pampered chef stoneware we all have in our cabinets.