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Cookbook Review: The 150 Best Slow Cooker Recipes (2nd Edition)

Updated on November 5, 2011

Are you a fan of preparing meals in your slow cooker? If so, you’ll definitely want to put the second edition of Judith Finlayson’s book, The 150 Best Slow Cooker Recipes , on your must-have list of cookbooks.

About The 150 Best Slow Cooker Recipes

Published in October of 2011, this cookbook contains many of the same recipes from the first version of the book, as well as 75 other dishes that are completely new.

The book is written with busy home cooks who cherish the convenience of slow cooker cooking. You don’t have to be a culinary expert to use the recipes provided to prepare flavorful, nourishing meals for family and friends (and of course yourself!) using the instructions provided.

Each recipe is written in a user-friendly format that just about everyone will find to be easy to follow and understand format. Additionally, many of the recipes are accompanied by beautiful food photography images, so you’ll know exactly what the finished product is supposed to look like.

Examples of Recipes in the Book

No matter what kind of food you want to prepare in your slow cooker, you’ll likely find a recipe in The 150 Best Slow Cooker Recipes . Examples of the many dishes you’ll find instructions for in this publication include:

  • Brisket of Beef with Dilled Onion Gravy
  • Butternut Chili (there are actually over a dozen different recipes for chili in the book!)
  • Eggplant and Tomato Gratin
  • Hot Roasted Nuts
  • Indian-Spiced Chicken and Barley
  • Lemon Cheesecake
  • Peppery Red Onions
  • Texas-Style Chicken Stew
  • Zesty Crab Spread
  • Zesty Seafood Chowder
  • Many additional recipes

Put Your Slow Cooker to Work

If you’re looking for a new collection of great recipe ideas to create in your slow cooker, you won’t be disappointed with The 150 Best Slow Cooker Recipes . Instead, you’ll likely find instructions for preparing a number of new recipes that are destined to quickly become frequently-requested favorite dishes in your household.

Note: Special thanks to publisher, Robert Rose, Inc. for providing me with a review copy of this great new slow cooker recipe book.


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  • applejuic3 profile image


    7 years ago from San Diego, CA

    thanks for the review, absolutely love my slow cooker and will definitely take a look at this book.

  • texasgirlfw profile image


    7 years ago

    I use a slow cooker all the time. Love it.

  • Topnewhottoys profile image


    7 years ago from Salisbury, Maryland

    slo-cooker meals can be some of the best - and easiest


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