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Knack Slow Cooking : Hearty & Delicious Meals You Can Prepare Ahead

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Slow cookers can today be found in most households-even if they're just languishing in cupboards. But there are many reasons to pull out that neglected slow cooker, including better tasting, healthier food; and time, energy, and money savings. Featuring 350 full-color photographs, Knack Slow Cooking presents 350 easy, delicious recipes and variations you can prepare in advance, from contemporary flavors to ethnic recipes to hearty classics. With a clear, simple, step-by-step layout that makes learning easy, and with plenty of safety information, this book will help you become a slow cooker pro and feed your family hearty, healthy, comforting food for less.
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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 200.66 x 213.36 x 17.78mm | 46g
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1599216191
  • 9781599216195
  • 2,828,719

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Slow cooking has gotten a bad rap over the years due to improper and unimaginative use of a versatile, cost-effective, and time-saving appliance. With the right recipes and proper know-how, you can prepare a diverse menu of hearty, healthy, delicious food in less time and for less money! Knack Slow Cooking makes mealtime easy with a clear, simple, step-by-step layout and more than 350 full-color photographs. Just prepare the ingredients, set the timer, and next thing you know, voila! Hearty chilis, warming stews, beef brisket, poached salmon, Moroccan turkey wraps, quinoa pilaf, and even chocolate pudding cake! You'll never look at slow cooking the same way again. 350 full-color photos100 easy recipes &250 variationsBeef Roasts * Ground Beef * Chicken * Pork * Lamb * Chilis Beans & Grains * Fish & Seafood * Vegetables * Desserts & Puddings
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Table of contents

Table of Contents Chapter 1: Getting Started Spread 1: How it works (using photos)Spread 2: How to fill it upSpread 3: Large slow cookersSpread 4: Small slow cookersSpread 5: Entertain with slow cookers (3 slow cooker set)Spread 6: How to adapt recipes Chapter 2: Gadgets and AccessoriesSpread 1: Slotted ladle Spread 2: Cooking bagsSpread 3: Meat racksSpread 4: Timers and Keep Warm Spread 5: SteamerSpread 6: Meat thermometer Chapter 3: Beverages and AppetizersSpread 1: Mulled BeveragesSpread 2: Hot Punch Spread 3: Hot ChocolateSpread 4: DipsSpread 5: Snack MixesSpread 6: Meat Appetizers Chapter 4: BreakfastSpread 1: Traditional Egg CasserolesSpread 2: Vegetable StratasSpread 3: Fruit StratasSpread 4: OatmealSpread 5: Fruit CobblersSpread 6: Ethnic Egg Casseroles Chapter 5: Hot Sandwiches FillingsSpread 1: Chicken Wild Rice SandwichesSpread 2: Chicken Tacos WrapsSpread 3: Sloppy JoesSpread 4: Turkey ala King Spread 5: Pulled Pork SandwichesSpread 6: Chicken Veggie Pitas Chapter 6: Beef roastsSpread 1: Beef and Potato StewSpread 2: Beef BrisketSpread 3: Pot RoastSpread 4: SauerbratenSpread 5: Beef StroganoffSpread 6: Corned Beef Chapter 7: Ground beefSpread 1: MeatballsSpread 2: Spaghetti SauceSpread 3: Shepherd's PieSpread 4: MeatloafSpread 5: Stuffed CabbageSpread 6: Tamale Pie Chapter 8: Slow Cooked Chicken Spread 1: Breasts with SauceSpread 2: Easy DrumsticksSpread 3: Stuffed Chicken BreastsSpread 4: Chicken MeatballsSpread 5: Chicken CasseroleSpread 6: Spicy Thighs Chapter 9: Chicken and Turkey StewsSpread 1: Chicken and Dumpling Stew Spread 2: Chicken Vegetable StewSpread 3: Turkey Sweet Potato StewSpread 4: Turkey Fruit StewSpread 5: Chicken Vegetable Stew Spread 6: Rich Chicken Stew Chapter 10: Pork Entrees Spread 1: Pork ChopsSpread 2: Pork TenderloinSpread 3: Stuffed ChopsSpread 4: Loin RoastSpread 5: BBQ RibsSpread 6: Crockpot Ham Chapter 11: Fish & SeafoodSpread 1: Fish Fillets with PotatoesSpread 2: Poached SalmonSpread 3: Mariner's StewSpread 4: Crockpot Shrimp Spread 5: Salmon Fillets with PilafSpread 6: Fish Casseroles Chapter 12: ChilesSpread 1: Tex Mex Chili with BeansSpread 2: Classic Beef ChiliSpread 3: White Chicken ChiliSpread 4: Three Pepper ChileSpread 5: Black Bean ChiliSpread 6: Beef and Bean Chili Chapter 13: Vegetable StewsSpread 1: Vegetable Quinoa StewSpread 2: Many Bean StewSpread 3: Squash and Vegetable Stew Spread 4: Pumpkin Stew Spread 5: Wild Rice and Barley StewSpread 6: Wheat Berry and Vegetable Stew Chapter 14: Vegetable Side DishesSpread 1: Creamed Corn Spread 2: Sweet and Sour CarrotsSpread 3: Beets with Swiss ChardSpread 4: Classic Stuffing Spread 5: Glazed Root Vegetables Spread 6: Onion Apple Stuffing Chapter 15: Beans and Grains Spread 1: Baked BeansSpread 2: Quinoa CasseroleSpread 3: Bean CassouletSpread 4: Barley and Wheatberry CasseroleSpread 5: Rice and LentilsSpread 6: Beans and Rice Chapter 16: Rice and RisottoSpread 1: Brown RisottoSpread 2: Creole Rice PilafSpread 3: Mixed Rice PilafSpread 4: Vegetable Rice PilafSpread 5: Wild Rice CasseroleSpread 6: Chicken Risotto Chapter 17: Potato RecipesSpread 1: Salt Roasted PotatoesSpread 2: Sweet Potato CasseroleSpread 3: Cheesy Red PotatoesSpread 4: Roasted PotatoesSpread 5: Mashed PotatoesSpread 6: Scalloped Potatoes Chapter 18: Fruit DessertsSpread 1: Curried Stewed FruitSpread 2: Fruit SoupSpread 3: Cinnamon Poached PearsSpread 4: Fruited Rice PuddingSpread 5: Fruit CrispSpread 6: Stuffed Apples Chapter 19: Chocolate DessertsSpread 1: Chocolate Pudding CakeSpread 2: Chocolate FondueSpread 3: Chocolate DecadenceSpread 4: White Chocolate Bread PuddingSpread 5: Chocolate Rice PuddingSpread 6: Chocolate Nut Candies Chapter 20: Resources
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About Linda Larsen

Linda Johnson Larsen is the author of many cookbooks, including Knack Grilling Basics and Knack Quick and Easy Cooking. She is the Guide for Busy Cooks at About.com. Linda has created and tested recipes for major food companies since 1987. Linda has written articles for Woman's Day, and her recipes have appeared in Good Housekeeping's Quick and Simple Magazine. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.Christopher Brown is an editorial and advertising photographer whose work appears in numerous magazines. He is the photographer for The Charleston Chef's Table (Three Forks, Fall 2009). He was raised in California and moved the the Southeast to study film; soon after college he established a career as a freelance photographer.
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