Crock-pots can be a thing of magical beauty. Let tasty ingredients simmer all day and come home to a house filled with intoxicating aromas and hot-and-ready food. This month’s featured cookbook (February 2017) is a Crock-pot (aka slow cooker) special.
Overall, the recipes in this cookbook are what I would expect from a Crock-Pot book: soups, roast, a few chili recipes. Then there are the ones that throw me for a loop; sandwiches, crisps, chocolate cakes, dumplings and a few pasta recipes.
Food aside, the beginning of the book has basic information for the Crock-Pot newbie. Any question you could have can be answered there. There are even special techniques for such things as fish, pasta, or rice. I’m telling you – you can make anything in a good ole’ reliable Crock-Pot.
Of course, cookbooks can’t be 100% positive and amazing (or can they and I just haven’t found one yet…?). I have discovered while testing some recipes, that they tend to be underseasoned. If you utilize this cookbook I would recommend checking for seasoning before serving. Like this Turkey Chili that I made and jazzed up.
In all, I enjoyed this book and I look forward to cooking more from it, especially the desserts. I’ve never been very successful for desserts in my slow cooker in the past so I’m excited to try again.