The Complete Slow Cooker Cookbook: Essential Recipes for Hearty and Delicious Crockery Meals, Menus, and More

The Complete Slow Cooker Cookbook: Essential Recipes for Hearty and Delicious Crockery Meals, Menus, and More

Wendy Louise

Language: English

Pages: 272

ISBN: 1402214081

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Slow cookers are for more than soups and stews. Slow cooking is bringing thousands of families back to the dinner table for hearty, homey dinners that are delicious, nutritious, and easy to prepare.

The Complete Slow Cooker Cookbook is filled with more than 200 slow cooker favorites the entire family will love, with easy recipes for:


Author and crockery connoisseur Wendy Louise also shows you how to revive recipes long buried in your recipe box and bring back memories of Grandma's cooking, with instructions for converting heirloom "from scratch" recipes into delicious slow cooker creations of your own.

Families love coming home to the aromas of these hearty, slow cooked meals that are a breeze to prepare with no mess and no stress. For experiences cooks and newcomers alike, The Complete Slow Cooker Cookbook is the perfect guide to the delicious world of family style, slow cooked crockery meals.


"If you truly want to use your slow cooker regularly in your meal preparation, I feel this book would be an excellent choice for you. Enjoy it! I am."

"Quick to read, easy to make, great to eat. Now you can make more than just pot roast and potatoes."

"A surprising collection of recipes that will please anyone looking for new ways to use their slow cooker for some delicious meals."





















Beef Roast Makes 8 servings Serve this dish with freshly cooked noodles and steamed broccoli. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ 1 (3- to 4-pound) sirloin tip beef roast, trimmed of excess fat 1 (1.3-ounce) onion soup seasoning packet 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 medium-sized onions, sliced into rings 6 cloves garlic, peeled 1 (12-ounce) bottle beer ½ teaspoon crushed oregano 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 bay leaf 2 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon browning and seasoning sauce, or to taste Season the

cup firmly packed brown sugar ■ 1/3 Combine all the ingredients in the slow cooker. Cover with the lid and cook on low for 12 hours, or on high for 6 hours. Stir and serve on the buns. Cook’s Note: For an extra treat, lightly butter and toast the hamburger buns before filling with the BBQ! cup vinegar ■ ½ teaspoon salt ■ 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce, or to taste ■ 1 teaspoon dry mustard ■ Hamburger buns, for serving Come and Get It! Everyday Entrées • 73 Old-Fashioned

the lid and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours. —from the kitchen of Sara Pattow What’s Cookin’? Hand-Me-Down Entrées • 129 CHAPTER 4 Dinner Is Served: Fancier Entrées Bring out the china, press the napkins, and light the candles. These recipes are for special dinners when you want to entertain with creativity and flair. Or maybe you are having a formal family night with an un-hurried dinner and catch-up conversation. We all appreciate a change of pace now and then, and a relaxed dinner with

finely chopped fresh peaches or nectarines 1 cup chopped, seeded cucumber 2 green onions, including tops, chopped 2 tablespoons snipped parsley 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon salad oil 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger Mix all, and chill until serving time. Serve with Game Hens Mexicana. —from the kitchen of Wendy Louise Dinner Is Served: Fancier Entrées • 149 Venison Braised with Root Vegetables and Wine Makes 6 to 8 servings Here’s a recipe for those who have a hunter in

into the sauce in the slow cooker, and stir to blend. Adjust the seasonings , if needed. Continue to heat the sauce, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Pour the sauce over the birds and serve. —from the kitchen of Paul Tillman 154 • The Complete Slow Cooker Cookbook CHAPTER 5 Putting on the Ritz: Parties, Holidays, and Festive Foods Elaborate entertaining doesn’t have to be intimidating when you have your instant butler, your slow cooker, at hand. This makes advanced preparation and stressful timing a

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