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The Complete Slow Cooker is a comprehensive collection of recipes for everything from Appetizers to Desserts. The 450 recipes include the stellar must-have recipes from our previous books as well as 80 all-new recipes. They cover an amazing range of food, from the expected, pasta sauce and beef stew, to the unexpected, wheat berry salad and crème brûlée. This new cookbook continues to raise the bar for slow cooker food with sophisticated foolproof recipes as only America’s Test Kitchen can provide. ATK’s test cooks continue to develop recipes that explore new ground; exciting new recipes include tuna braised in olive oil, brown bread, and granola.
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Slow Cooker Success
We provide bulletproof techniques to make the most out of your slow cooker.
Chicken and Garden Vegetable Soup
The Test Kitchen’s Top Secrets to Slow-Cooker Success
Bulk up on Spices, Aromatics, and other Flavorings
Get Out A Skillet (Sometimes)
Pay Attention to Temperature When Cooking Lean Proteins
Jump-Start the Cooking of Rice and Pasta
Resist Lifting the Lid to Stir (Most of the Time)
Hands Off: Set it and forget it until dinner time.
It cooks while you play (or work)
If you think your slow cooker is a one-trick kitchen tool, think again. The Complete Slow Cooker shows that this humble appliance can be used to make almost anything. Sure, there are lots and lots of stews, soups, chilis, & braises. But how about easy appetizers (from chicken wings to garlicky Spanish-style shrimp) or desserts, including warm chocolate pudding cake & Key Lime Pie (yes, you read that right!). This 400 recipe collection shows the true versatility of the humble slow cooker.
Slow cook your way to:
Classic Pot Roast with Carrots and Potatoes
We break a large chuck-eye roast into smaller roasts and brown them for the ultimate slow-cooker pot roast.
Southwestern Black Bean and Bulgur Bowls
This healthy bean-bulgur bowl is easy to make in a slow cooker, which is the perfect way to infuse the beans with flavor.
Classic Barbecued Spareribs
These fall-off-the-bone tender barbecued pork spareribs need only a simple pantry barbecue sauce and a few minutes under the broiler to develop a lightly charred exterior.
If you’ve cooked mashed potatoes on Thanksgiving, you know that making them is one of the last tasks you need to tackle before dinner is served. Use this recipe and rewrite the script.