Betty Crocker's Slow Cooker Cookbook (Betty Crocker Cooking)
Spiral-bound – October 15, 1999
A collection of more than 120 recipes describes a variety of tasty, easy-to-prepare meals to suit all occasions and budgets, highlighting the economical usage of the slow cooker appliance.
Here's a collection of tasty and attractive dishes that can easily be prepared with little to no attention and are ready when you want to eat. Succulent meats, tender poultry and even vegetarian dishes, hot and full of simmered-in flavor, are waiting for you when you want them. This book is full of more than 120 no-nonsense, delicious recipes that are easy for anyone to use-just dump in the ingredients, dial the heat, and dinner will be ready when you get home from work. All the preparation can be done the night before, so putting dinner on in the morning a breeze. Recipes include everything -- meat, chicken ,and meatless main dishes to side dishes, dips, drinks, and even desserts -- with more than 50 photos of these easy, delicious meals. Slow cookers are an all around economical choice -- from the price of appliance to the amount of time spent cooking and the ingredients you can use makes this subject appealing to a wide group of consumers. Slow cooking enhances the flavor and also tenderizes all varieties of meat, including the less expensive cuts, so it is an economical way to cook. Most recipes have cooking times of 8 to 10 hours, so they can be started at the beginning of the day and be ready for dinnertime. Slow cookers are not only for the work-a-day world; they're also very convenient for entertaining and when stove/oven are being used for other food preparations. It is perfect for making crowd-size hot beverages, such as hot chocolate or mulled cider, and it keeps dips and side dishes hot for several hours, making it perfect for hassle-free entertaining and meal making. With Betty Crocker's Slow Cooker Cookbook, putting dinner on the table has never been easier.
From the Back Cover
• have dinner ready and waiting when You want it Staying late at the office? Do jam-packed weekends leave little time to cook? Relax… with Betty Crocker and your slow cooker, making dinner is practically effortless and totally delicious. You'll find main dish recipes for soups, stews, roasts, chicken, turkey, and even vegetarian meals. Having all day to cook slowly, these delicious dishes are bursting with fresh simmered-in flavors of tender meats, tasty vegetables, and wonderful gravies or broth. Plus, there are tasty dips, drinks, side dishes, and even dessert! Slow cookers are perfect for preparing meals when you have other places to be. All you have to do is place the ingredients in the slow cooker, dial the heat, and you're done! When you come home, your house is filled with the wonderful aroma of a home-cooked meal waiting for you. Slow cookers aren't just for the workaday world. They are perfectly portable for potlucks or handy to have for preparing side dishes or desserts when your oven and stove top are already in use. And, they are great at parties for keeping dips and drinks hot and appetizing. Here are some of the great recipes you'll find in Betty Crocker's Slow Cooker Cookbook: Slowly Simmered Meats• Savory Pot Roast, Brisket with Cranberry Gravy, Pork Roast with Sherry-Plum Sauce, Smoky-Flavored Barbecued Ribs, Barbecue Beef Sandwiches Carefree Chicken Dishes• Herbed Chicken and Stuffing Supper, Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice, Mexican Chicken with Green Chili Rice, Thai Chicken No-Attention Vegetarian Meals• Cuban Black Beans and Rice, Bulgur Pilaf with Broccoli and Carrots, Spicy Black-Eyed Peas, Lentil and Mixed-Vegetable Casserole Fix-and-Forget Sides• Scalloped Corn, Hot German Potato Salad, Red Cabbage with Apples, Peach-Cherry Chutney, Apple Butter Drinks, Dips, & Desserts• Wassail, Mocha Cocoa, Pizza Fondue, Artichoke-Crab Spread, Cheese-Beer Dip, Hot Fudge Sundae Cake, Blackberry Dumplings, Chocolate Rice Pudding, Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Pudding Visit Betty Crocker online at www.bettycrocker.com
About the Author
With more than 63 million cookbooks sold since 1950, Betty Crocker is the name readers trust for reliable recipes and great ideas. For over 75 years, Betty Crocker has provided advice to millions of Americans through cookbooks, magazines and television.