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#95: The Slow Cook Book - Heather Whinney


Whether you use an electric slow cooker or a more traditional oven or stove-top, slow cooking is a wonderful way to prepare wholesome, home-cooked food with the greatest of ease.
Celebrating slow cooking in all its forms, The Slow Cook Book includes 200 recipes ranging from typical slow-cook dishes-hearty, warming stews and pot roasts-to more surprising fare such as cakes.
Showing two methods of slow cooking for each recipe—one using an electric crock pot and the other using a combination of traditional pots, pans, stove-top, and oven—The Slow Cook Book demonstrates step-by-step techniques and provides everything you need to become a slow-cook expert.


MY OPINION:
I love using my slow cooker and it gets a workout at least a couple times a month in the summer, in the winter it's much more often. So I am always on the hunt for new and interesting recipes to try out.
I tried the Moroccan Chicken Baked with Spices, with a couscous side dish.
Man, was it ever good! The chicken fell apart from the bone, so you had to be careful, but with the tomatoes, spices and apricots, it was a nice sweeter flavor. Now don't think it was so sweet, it had 6 onions in it, along with salt to give it enough bitterness to balance it out. It really was a flavorful dish, so plain couscous with a little olive oil is all you needed extra.
Best part is, it was a hit with the hubby too. He's a picky one, especially with anything tomatoes, which is hilarious being he is Italian, but he found it quite enjoyable and even commented a couple of times with a mmmm.
I look forward to finding something else to try in it now, see how many more new things I can make and take myself out of my normal eating element.

5/5

Recommend? YES!


DISCLAIMER: I received a copy for review. I was not compensated. All opinions are my own.

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