From the Back Cover
Slow cookers are having a comeback. With good reason. They are friends on a day of running errands. They allow easy entertaining with no last-minute preparation. They are miracles for potluck meals, whether in your home or someone else's. And vegetarians won't find a better way to work with dried beans.
Slow cookers are gentle with the food budget--less expensive ingredients flourish in their slow, moist heat.
Fix-It and Forget-It offers more than 800 recipes--the whole range of recipes slow cookers do well. Tips and Hints are dropped in throughout, urging one additional small step for lots of extra flavor, offering ways to make your cooker a complementary appliance, explaining seasoning to maximum effect.
Bring an element of simplicity--and quality--to your pressured life! Let your slow cooker work for you.
About the Author
Dawn J. Ranck has been a convinced slow-cooker user for years. She, along with her many friends, have been lining up their various-sized cookers on their kitchen counters before they set off each morning--and coming home to richly flavored full dinners.
Ranck , who lives in Harrisonburg, Virginia, is the co-author of A Quilter's Christmas Cookbook and Favorite Recipes with Herbs.
Phyllis Pellman Good has been part of many cookbook projects, authoring The Best of Amish Cooking and The Festival Cookbook, and co-authoring Recipes from Central Market, Favorite Recipes with Herbs, The Best of Mennonite Fellowship Meals, and From Amish and Mennonite Kitchens.
Good and her husband, Merle, live in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and are co-directors of The People's Place, a heritage interpretation center in the Lancaster County village of Intercourse, Pennsylvania.