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Slow Cooker 101: Master the Slow Cooker with 101 Great Recipes [Kindle Edition]

Perrin Davis
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Book Description

This new series by Surrey Books launches with an everything-you-need-to-know guide to using the slow cooker, and features 101 delicious, diverse, and recipes, all of which have been thoroughly kitchen-tested to ensure you have success every time you make one.

Featuring a detailed introduction that covers the basics of slow-cooking and discusses helpful how-to's, insider tips, and keys to best results, this book--and all the books in the 101 series--features a simple, contemporary-looking design that's as clear-cut as it is elegant, with measures calculated using both traditional and metric quantities. Scattered throughout are beautiful full-color photographs that accentuate the book's visual appeal. This is a practical, hands-on kitchen resource that will also look great on the shelf--and because its flex-binding is sewn, it's supremely easy to keep open and flat on your kitchen counter while you're cooking from it.

Perfect both for beginners and more experienced cooks looking to broaden their kitchen horizons, Slow Cooker 101's breadth of recipes are drawn from a wide range of culinary traditions. Among the delicious recipes include here:
Beef Stroganoff
Lamb Biryani
Paella
Winter Vegetable Risotto
Corn Pudding
Chicken Mole
Cioppino

Slow Cooker 101 will be an essential addition to the ranks of slow cooker cookbooks, and the 101 series it premiers is positioned to become a popular resource for contemporary home cooks.


Editorial Reviews

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Praise for the 101 Series:

"The 101 recipes included feature a breadth of different dishes drawn from a wide range of culinary traditions, all of them featuring clear, straightforward directions, and all of them delicious." — SheKnows.com

"A good resource to find creative recipes for any beginning vegan or for someone who's been following that lifestyle for some time." — WLS-ABC Chicago

"Good news, there are several health-conscious cookbooks from Agate Surrey’s new 101 series our health and fab food team thinks you and your family may love. Gluten-Free 101, Diabetes 101, Vegan 101, and Vegetarian 101 are all aimed at providing 101 delicious, healthful recipes that are easy to prepare and don’t scrimp on flavor and taste. " — Power Player Lifestyle

"A cookbook with photographs to inspire." —Vegan Mainstream

"Serves up 101 easy-to-use recipes with a side-order of photos….clear and concise…opens with a chapter on kitchen basics, including a list of equipment "must haves," a section most useful for beginner home cooks." —Insatiable

"Simply and attractively laid out." —Go Dairy Free blog

About the Author

Perrin Davis is co-editor of Surrey's 101 series. She lives in suburban Chicago.

Product Details

  • File Size: 1648 KB
  • Print Length: 118 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1572841214
  • Publisher: Agate Surrey (November 8, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005Z1XCUO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #488,657 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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25 of 27 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Everyone should own this book AND a Slow Cooker! August 29, 2012
By KristiS
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
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I have 3 slow cookers in varying sizes and I've used them for the standard items such as Corn Beef with Cabbage,potato's and carrots and certain cuts of roasts, etc...I like to use my slow cooker(s) for a lot of reasons - The meat comes out so tender, the flavors are infused with which ever herbs and/or spices that are called for in the recipe, knowing that dinner is already done before breakfast has even started and the aroma that fills the house throughout the day. As an RN working 12 hours shifts, I really learned to appreciate the art of slow cooking but never really found a recipe book that was easy to follow yet had fantastic recipes until Slow Cooker 101.

Slow Cooker 101 gave me a lot of really great recipes that were easy to prepare but seemed like I slaved over them (TeeHee - I never correct anyone either :o] )

The really cool thing is that in the beginning of the book it goes through the basics such as all the different herbs, seasonings and flavorings along with common cooking terms, general cooking tips and a basic ingredient list for slow cooking.

With Slow Cooker 101 I found so many unique yet simple recipes that my family loved. The recipes were easy to follow, as were the instructions. There are recipes in Slow Cooker 101 that will be passed down through the generations in my family.

Some of our favorites are Braised Short Ribs, Pork, Artichoke and White Bean Stew and Indonesian Chicken with Zucchini and that's just to name a few.
Oh, I don't want to forget the Ultimate Mac 'n' Cheese!

The Faery says that Slow Cooker 101 sets her wings a' flutter!
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16 of 19 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Impressive August 28, 2012
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Never realized how many slow cooker recipes there were out there! I remember when my parents used to make food in a slow cooker, and I thought it was so old school but I decided to familiarize myself with one again. I bought one because I felt it would help me save money, and as a college student that is always beneficial. This is truly a wonderful and useful recipe book.

What I really appreciated was the variety. Now there are some definite fancy-smancy recipes that I probably will not be trying out any time soon (hello seafood entrees and anything wine-braised), but there are ones that I will be able to tackle. There are many that I was surprised to see, and I genuinely appreciated the inclusion of ethnic recipes.

Great book, and I can't wait to try some of these out.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars "Slow Cooker" book September 27, 2012
By Erin
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I recently purchased a slow cooker and have been frustrated with the fact that most of the meals cooked taste exactly the same. The book has been helpful, giving me new imformation, recipes, and ideas to try.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars good product September 9, 2013
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useful, easy to use and has a lot of recipes that make sense to regular people
will use it tons
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10 of 14 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Nice recipes for busy people. October 8, 2012
By JP
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I got this as a Kindle download and I have to say it was free which was my initial interest but it turns out its a good book. CrockPot cooking is great for me, I set it all up in the morning before work and have a great meal when i get home.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Does not include Calorie count March 3, 2013
By Hatari
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I tried two recipes. One being the Sloppy Joe recipe. It was so bad I had to throw it out. I really like to use my slow cooker but I was disappointed that this cookbook does not include a calorie count.
I will give it one more try.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good January 27, 2013
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Good but not my favorite. The pictures are awesome but there are a lot of steps involved. Lots of ingredients. I am sure the the soups are great but for a girl with a busy lifestyle these are too time consuming. Would recommend anyway.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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This is turning out to be a delicious addition to my online books. Made a slow cook chicken soup the whole neighborhood could enjoy and crockpot is now working away on a pork roast with eventually onion gravy from "Slow Cooker 101". Smells the whole house up already with a delectable aroma.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Good and easy.
Made several of their recipes. All were good and easy.
Published 1 month ago by Stanley J. Eisen
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
great book
Published 1 month ago by Heather Wolters
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
All went well.
Published 4 months ago by Canhow
1.0 out of 5 stars Nothing special
There was nothing unique or special about this. If you are just starting out with a slow cooker, you might like it. But I didn't use any recipes in this
Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for those looking for slow cooker ideas and
Great for those looking for slow cooker ideas and recipes
Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars Eh...
Only found a few recipes that I would eat. You may like it though. Pretty sure it was a free book.
Published 8 months ago by Amy Dennis
2.0 out of 5 stars Not for me.
Not what I was expecting. Had some wild recipes that I will most likely never be trying in my lifetime.
Published 10 months ago by Fred Damon III
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Recipes
I like cooking crook pot/slow cooker meals. They are easy and convenient. This book has some really good recipes in it. Read more
Published 10 months ago by Visia
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome recipes!
Plenty to choose from to enjoy on those winter days! No recipe is that difficult in this book! Enjoy ~ Bon appetit!
Published 11 months ago by MMC
3.0 out of 5 stars Ok
It has good recipes but doesnt show enough pics of the foods you want to cook it isnt a good recipe book
Published 11 months ago by me
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