Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker: 200 Recipes for Healthy and Hearty One-Pot Meals That Are Ready When You Are

Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker: 200 Recipes for Healthy and Hearty One-Pot Meals That Are Ready When You Are

by Robin Robertson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558322561
Publisher: Harvard Common Press, The
Publication date: 12/28/2003
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 781,261
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Robin Robertson is a veteran restaurant chef, cooking teacher, and an acclaimed writer. She pens a regular column for VegNews Magazine and has written for Vegetarian Times, Health Naturally, Restaurant Business, National Culinary Review, American Culinary Federation Magazine, and Better Nutrition. She has written numerous cookbooks including the best-selling titles Vegan Planet, Vegan on the Cheap, and Quick-Fix Vegan. Robertson currently writes, promotes her books, and teaches classes on her innovative vegan cuisine from her home in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, where she lives with her husband and two cats. Her website is www.robinrobertson.com

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
Slow Cooker Basics, Vegetarian Style1
Appetizers and Snacks13
Soups and Chowders31
Chilis and Stews61
Beans and Grains91
Potpies, Pastas, and Other Main Dishes115
The Stuffing and the Stuffed141
Vegetables169
Condiments193
Desserts from the Slow Cooker207
Breakfast and Bread235
Hot Drinks from the Electric Punch Bowl251
Index263

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Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker: 200 Recipes for Healthy and Hearty One-Pot Meals That Are Ready When You Are 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 30 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Robin Robertson's new cookbook is a godsend. I have been stumbling through old-fashioned Crock-Pot cookbooks, trying to convert the recipes that are saturated with animal products into vegetarian meals. Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker is filled with fabulous recipes that anyone can enjoy, and that are very easy to put together, most taking about 20 minutes. And it is great for entertaining. You can whip up the White Bean Cassoulet in the morning and when your guests arrive you can enjoy a glass of wine with everyone and simply serve up the meal in minutes. I love this cookbook!! Another great one from my favorite cookbook author!
CrueltyFree More than 1 year ago
This is a 100% vegetarian cookbook with suggestions for making virtually every recipe vegan; there are no "meat-inclusive" recipes. The recipes are primarily soups and stews, but with interesting combinations of ingredients and diverse international flavors. The emphasis is on healthy meals that taste good, and I'm thrilled to finally have a slow cooker recipe book that I can just open and use, without having to make substitutions for animal ingredients. I also appreciate the absence of highly processed vegetarian junk food ingredients.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have been looking for a vegetarian cookbook for my Crock-Pot for quite a while. Finally Robin Robertson has put out Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker. The variety of recipes is amazing. And they are quick and easy to put together. It's very cool to have dinner ready when I walk in the door at night after a long day. This is a great cookbook for vegetarians and vegans, and also those non-vegetarians who are looking for delicious and healthy alternatives to eating meat.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thought I would get the newer cookbook, since I prefer vegan cooking anyway. However, I believe the content is actually from Robin Robertson's Vegetarian slow cooker book; the table of contents (on the website) appears to match the Vegetarian version, and on my Nook, it actually says it is the Vegetarian version, on each page, but not the cover. I asked Barnes and Noble to look into it and got NO response. It appears to me that this e-book is confused; you may as well get the older vegetarian version until Barnes and Noble sorts it out.
Tucker63 More than 1 year ago
Lots of recipes but very few I'd choose to make and the couple that I have tried weren't worth repeating.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Have prepared several of the recipes from this book in a four year old, 6 Qt. Crock Pot, . The only problem  is, food is done much quicker, then stated time.  I used the Low setting.  The first time that I made beans, they  were totally mushy.  Recipes are good, but watch the food, it may be done in 1/2 the stated time.  
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Edraenth More than 1 year ago
Lots of great variances on traditional comfort foods. Nice variety from easy-to-make to more complicated and fancy.
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