Anonymous Just finished making and the whole time it was cooking it smelled fantastic. With the world becoming increasingly multi-cultural, I truly appreciate it when cookbook authors reach out beyond their usual comfort zones to see if other cuisines would benefit from the same treatment. You don't even need to have a slow cooker - but it helps! At the front of the book there is some good advice about what shape and size slowcooker would be best for you, along with tips about portion sizes. Review can also be found at: I love my slow cooker is pretty accurate! While we already have a popular recipe for on the stove, we wanted to give a slow cooker version of it as well. It discusses different types of crock pots. My favorite recipe that I tried was the Bolognese Sauce. It also has a delay start and keep warm feature so you can hold your food at the ideal serving temperature until everyone in the family is ready to eat.
Continue cooking the soup on low for 30 minutes or on high for 15 minutes. Not quite the length of time appropriate for starting it in the morning before work to come home to a warm dinner, usually an 8-hour day. You don't even need to have a slow cooker - but it helps! Not only will this give me more time to complete everyday activities but it leaves me more time to read. Because I do love it! I'm especially impressed that the recipes aren't the same old casseroles and bra I love all of the options and meal ideas the author LeBlanc has included in this cookbook. The author has grouped the recipes equally among the various sections, so it feels like there's a good variety of recipes overall, not solely focusing on one category such as soups, for instance. You can use thighs and drumsticks, or even a whole chicken. Each tantalizing recipe comes with nutritional information including calories, fat, protein and carbs, as well as Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints® and PointsPlus® Values.
I will see you here every two weeks and will make sure to bring lots of bacon and a good amount of sugar, you grab your spoons and forks and lets enjoy good food together. I read I love my r by Beverly LeBlanc, in exchange for review from netgalley. I haven't had a sink or stove for 2 weeks. This author offers basic recipes and sauces, as well as offering tips on cooking with a slow cooker. The Pulled Pork was also a great hit with us.
The book has easy to follow instructions. What cookbook is a cookbook without pictures? There is no arty-farty design taking over at the cost of the contents. This is meant in a positive way. This is great if you put this cookbook on an eReader and can take to the grocery store with you. Ingredients listed on the left, the instructions on the right. To keep warm this fall and winter, hone your soup-making skills with our 50 best soup recipes for the cold months ahead.
I really liked I Love My Slow Cooker. Other than most of the recipes being a little pricey to make, I really like the cookbook. In general, I think I Love My Slow Cooker breaks down recipes well, with clear writing and easy-to-understand directions. The pictures are awesome and extremely yummy looking. I found a few recipes I could use but the majority of it was not for me. This book had great, colorful pictures and amazing recipes. For me, those are amazing cookbook odds.
Amanda Roberts This recipe turned out great with little effort! There are a few though that I plan on using really soon. This collection features numerous recipes with Southeast Asian, South Asian, Morrocan flavors among others in mind. The bolognese sauce also looks good to make and freeze which is another thing I liked about this book, in that she gives the freezer life information for some recipes also. This book has a lot of good recipes that I can't wait to try out. Additionally, if you just crave sweet corn or bright pea soup year round, you can freeze summer soups to enjoy all winter long.
Return to a slow-cooked, deeply flavored, great-smelling dinner for you and your family—every night! Life is stressful enough without spending hours in the kitchen. Any night of the week and especially on special occasions, you are going to love these easy recipes. I thought it was great that a sizable amount of the recipes in the book are 4-5 cooking hours or less; meaning I could run home on my lunch hour and prep them, or even start cooking right after work for a late dinner. I just struggle for meal ideas and we end up having the same beef stew and sausage casserole time and time again. I highlighted about a dozen recipes before deciding to try LeBlanc's Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup, since I had almost everything on hand.
I look forward to trying some more. It's now going to be a winter tradition in our home. So if you don't have time to add ingredients in the morning but still want an effortless, no-stress meal a la slow cooking , you can make chili, soup, or stew when you get home from the office on the pressure cook setting instead. I went through the recipes with my husband and neither one of us found a recipe that we liked. The recipes are easy to follow, and delicious. I love finding new things to cook in my slow cooker. But some of the recipes for meals required you to make one of these broths or sauces ahead of time to add to the recipe.
Some of the recipes are exotic in the origin due to few ingredients that are listed in the recipe but unique nonetheless. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. So when I saw a recipe book with nothing but slow cooker recipes, I decided to check it out. It was full of helpful hints, reasons to love my slow cooker even more, and got me excited to try one of her recipes. Peak season produce means the best, brightest, and richest flavored soup.